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

Monday, June 4, 2018 - 10:39

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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Information Security

Augmenting Existing Infrastructure to Combat Today's Information Borne Threats

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - 13:19

Clearswift understands that many organizations have an immediate need for more advanced security, but cannot afford to 'rip and replace' what they already have in place, or wait until an existing...

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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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7 Website Leaks that Shocked the World of Tech, Sports, and Entertainment

Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 11:19

Months have been spent planning and millions have been invested. It is nearly time for the big announcement introducing the world to a market-disrupting innovation. But suddenly your plan is...

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Safe online shopping – stay secure this festive season

Safe online shopping – stay secure this festive season

Monday, November 23, 2015 - 14:16

Following our recent seven deadly sins blog, we’ve invited consumer website Buyagift to share their tips and a handy infographic, on staying secure online during the Festive shopping period:
It isn’...

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Hour glass

Bloxx End of Life – where next? Here’s the solution...

Monday, November 9, 2015 - 09:30


With the American firm Akamai announcing its acquisition of web gateway vendor Bloxx, current customers may be at a loose end with the knowledge that the current Bloxx product set is set to be...

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Next Generation Web Application Security

Integration that Delivers the Next Generation Web Application Security and Performance from F5 and Clearswift

Tuesday, October 27, 2015 - 10:00


In looking to make web security more secure for our customers, we’re changing the game again.
To better deliver critical information protection for Web applications, we recently announced a...

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Closing the Perception Gap

Closing the Perception Gap – Overcoming a False Sense of Security

Thursday, August 6, 2015 - 16:35

“Mind the gap” is a phrase many have heard as they navigate the London Underground. Those in the UK know it to mean “mind the gap between the platform and tube trains,” but those in the U.S. should...

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