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

PCI Compliance: How to Redact Credit Card Info from Inbound Emails

Sunday, March 11, 2018 - 18:40


When You Need Protection from Critical Information.
Just when all the heavy lifting is done to enhance the protection of payment card data to comply with PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data...

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Document Sanitization and Metadata

Document Sanitization: avoid making your business look foolish

Monday, February 26, 2018 - 11:03

Human error is one of the biggest problems businesses face when it comes to data leaks and unwanted data acquisition. There can be a number of systems in place to ensure that confidential files...

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Getting ready for GDPR: key actions to ensure your organization is compliant

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 14:39

Guy Bunker, SVP Products & Marketing
General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the EU’s largest and most significant cross-border regulation comes into effect in May 2018. Organizations and...

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Tips to protect the potential next target of the financial sector – Trading apps

Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 14:55

The media landscape today continues to share stories of the increased cyber vulnerabilities in mobile applications. While banks have had many years to develop and tailor their apps to respond to...

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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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Cloud Storage, File Sharing Apps and GDPR: This Could Get Ugly Fast!

Thursday, December 15, 2016 - 11:50

Cloud storage services and file sharing apps such as Dropbox, Box, Microsoft OneDrive and Google Drive are so widely adopted by employees—knowingly or unknowingly by their IT departments—that most...

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GDPR: How to Prepare for a Borderless World of Data Privacy

Friday, October 7, 2016 - 13:11

One of the most influential business books of the early 21 st century is Thomas Friedman’s The World is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-First Century. He argued that the world is a level playing...

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EU-US Privacy Shield – Clock is ticking on US Companies to self-certify!

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 09:36

If you use or are a US company that relied on Safe Harbour as the safety net when transferring data as opposed to Standard Contract Clauses (SCC) or Binding Corporate Rules (BCR) then take note....

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