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

Dropbox

Don’t let “Dropbox” cloud your security controls

Monday, November 30, 2015 - 15:46


File Synchronisation and Sharing (FSS), or Cloud Storage solutions such as Dropbox, Onedrive, and Google Drive, enable individuals to sync and share documents, photos and other files across...

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Block employee online usage?

OPM Response to Breach: Block Employee Use of Gmail, Facebook, and other Web Resources. Did they go too far?

Friday, July 17, 2015 - 14:17

Source: Scott Kosciuk and Nick Hogg - Clearswift, National Journal, and Federal Times

According to National Journal, “The Office of Personnel Management announced last week that the personal data...

Read More Tags: Web Security Data Loss Prevention Adaptive Redaction Web 2.0
Social media

Social media answers your concerns… and hacks your enemy

Friday, October 17, 2014 - 14:10

By Kevin Bailey, Head of Market Strategy.

When it comes to pulling together sympathizers for a cause, the world of social media knocks spots off legacy methods.
For new political parties it can...

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Secure mobile apps blog

Essential Tips to protect your information at work on Android and iOS

Friday, February 7, 2014 - 16:26

Social Apps for Work - the fine line between professional and social communications
By Dr Guy Bunker, Clearswift SVP

With employees opting to work from both mobile iOS and Android devices, it’s...

Read More Tags: Web 2.0 BYOD IT Security Data Loss Prevention Adaptive Redaction

Social not-working: block, allow or manage?

Thursday, October 24, 2013 - 09:54

Employees love social media – but how much of a risk does it pose to your organization?
With the myriad devices and social networks available a yes / no approach isn’t always an option. Our eGuide '...

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Social media destroying the next generation of inspirational leaders?

Friday, October 11, 2013 - 15:10

By Dr. Guy Bunker. 
While at NATO’s NIAS2013 conference there were lots of great questions after my session, however one was particularly philosophical. Is social media (and the cloud)...

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How to: Communicating Your Usage Policies Effectively

Tuesday, September 17, 2013 - 09:15

What makes a good social media and data security policy for a company – and how can you enforce it effectively?
Click to view the infographic
For more tips about implementing security policies in...

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Three-point plan for a robust social media IT security policy

Thursday, May 16, 2013 - 08:45

 Following on from our recent blogs, looking at our research on how public sector organisations are dealing with security as well as looking at how social media use could open the door to...

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