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

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

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 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, just over 6 months’...

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3 ways to protect your organization against the insider threat

Monday, October 16, 2017 - 13:49

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you probably know that cyber-attacks are on the rise and hitting businesses hard. Over the past few years, swathes of high-profile attacks have dominated media...

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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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Data harvesting opens the door to more Ransomware attacks

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 12:58

Guy Bunker, SVP Products & Marketing
We all know about the much publicised 2014 Yahoo hack that saw 500 million accounts compromised, wiping $350 million off the value of the company. In fact,...

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Ransomeware attacks

Avoid waking up to encrypted computers

Tuesday, September 5, 2017 - 09:34

Niall Jeger
So you signed with your current supplier of IT security three years ago after a lengthy RFI, due diligence, PoC and procurement process. The project went well and you have auto renewed....

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WannaCry Survey Infographic

WannaCry illustrated: See how attitudes have changed

Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 15:25

Clearswift's recent survey with Vanson Bourne into the impact of May 2017’s WannaCry attack has revealed big changes in the way organizations and employees deal with cyber security.
We've created an...

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10 Fastest Growing Cyber Security Companies

Silicon Review Accolade for Clearswift!

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - 13:55

Clearswift is honored to have been named as one of the Top 10 Fastest Growing Cyber Security companies in 2017 by Silicon Review magazine.
The US-based publication was particularly impressed by...

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Microsoft deal is a start, but more needs to be done to protect the NHS from cyber threats

Microsoft deal is a start, but more needs to be done to protect the NHS from cyber threats

Monday, August 21, 2017 - 16:13

Following the recent WannaCry attack that affected so many organizations, both public and private, across the globe, many firms are now taking steps to protect themselves from potential threats in...

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