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

Cutting out the ‘false positive’ with Lexical Expression Qualifiers

Friday, December 21, 2018 - 11:18

By Guy Bunker
When it comes to traditional Data Loss Prevention (DLP) solutions, the ‘false positive’ is frequently the downfall. This is where an event is triggered by a policy in error. For...

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Download for a data breach. How to avoid unwanted data acquisition in downloadable documents

Wednesday, December 19, 2018 - 14:16

Downloading a document from websites and cloud collaboration applications is a common practice for many businesses. The finance department downloads an invoice, the HR department, a CV, and Business...

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5 data breaches that could have been avoided in 2018

Wednesday, December 19, 2018 - 11:32

2018 has been a year of ups and downs for information security. We’ve seen the enforcement of the EU’s GDPR take full effect, bringing the importance of protecting sensitive data to the forefront of...

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Computing Security Excellence Awards 2018

Clearswift Wins DLP Award at Computer Security Excellence Awards!

Thursday, November 22, 2018 - 14:28

The Clearswift team is delighted to announce our 2018 Computer Security Excellence Award Win for Data Loss Prevention (email and web).  The awards dinner was held on November 22nd at the London...

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Social Media

Like, share and destroy: How to protect your business from the social media threat

Thursday, November 22, 2018 - 13:08

Social media is now the window to any business. 83% of organizations use social media as a marketing tactic, making it the most popular marketing tool. It is updated far more regularly than any...

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Managed File Transfers

Managing critical file transfers

Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 14:02

While methods for digital collaboration are increasing, such as Instant Messaging, Social Media and a multitude of cloud applications, email remains a universal business communication tool for...

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‘Discovering’ Critical Data Stored On The Endpoint

‘Discovering’ Critical Data Stored On The Endpoint

Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 11:22

Ever wondered exactly how much data you have stored on your laptop?  It doesn’t take long to amass a gazillion files, some are ones you have authored, some have been sent by email, some are from...

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Clearswift Endpoint Data Loss Prevention

Clearswift Endpoint Data Loss Prevention

Monday, November 5, 2018 - 15:16

There are multiple places within your IT infrastructure where critical information is stored. These include email Inboxes, file servers, collaboration servers (some of which might be ‘in the cloud’)...

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