The Clearswift Blog covers all the latest IT Security news as it applies to you and your business.

Ransomware and the future of business

WannaCry fallout: What the ransomware epidemic means for the future of business

Tuesday, August 8, 2017 - 13:40

Cyber security is now an agenda item in the boardroom, not just the IT department, in the wake of May’s Ransomware attack and the countdown to GDPR compliance well underway.In May, multiple...

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Mobile Working

What can businesses do to keep secure in the mobile working revolution?

Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 09:55

Dr Guy Bunker, SVP Products & Marketing, Clearswift UK
The age of mobile working continues to gather pace.  More people than ever before are working from home or on the move, rather than in...

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Clearswift SECURITY+: when you need more, but can’t afford to throw out what you have

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - 13:19

Clearswift is pleased to launch a new initiative called SECURITY+.  Aimed at organizations who have security solutions in place today and who recognize the immediate need for more advanced...

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Cyber Security: A five point agenda for the next government

Tuesday, June 6, 2017 - 09:05

In recent weeks, the Prime Minister Theresa May has repeatedly mentioned plans for a reallocation of police resources towards cyber-crime if her party returns to power. With a UK general election...

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How Top Cyber Security Teams Neutralize Ransomware Attacks

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 07:41

Ransomware and morphed forms of embedded malware are creating havoc for organizations of all shapes and sizes. Weaponized documents disguised as innocently appearing invoices, resumes and shipping...

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Ransomware - Leassons learnt

5 lessons the NHS cyber-attack has taught us

Monday, May 15, 2017 - 11:53

Many of the UK’s National Health Service (NHS) Trusts have been taken back to pen and paper after Friday’s much publicized cyber-attack that saw IT systems infected with Ransomware and others taken...

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Security v Productivity: The Office Macro Dilemma

Monday, May 8, 2017 - 10:14

By Tim Peters, Pre-Sales Engineer, Clearswift Australia
There is no doubt that macros are being increasingly used to execute malicious code around the world and we have all know what impact it can...

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GDPR Compliance – take a practical approach with 5 key steps

Monday, April 10, 2017 - 15:56

I have been fortunate to be invited to speak about the EU GDPR at a variety of security conferences and events recently including, ISSA in the USA, CeBIT in Germany, C-Cure/DEXCEO in Denmark,...

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