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

‘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...

Read More Tags: Compliance Internal Threats Information Governance
Unwanted Data Acquisition in Emails

Return to sender: the threat of unwanted sensitive data acquisition via email

Friday, November 2, 2018 - 10:13

Over 281 billion emails are sent every day. In today’s technology-driven world, email is undoubtedly the main tool for business communication, and it’s estimated that the average employee will...

Read More Tags: Adaptive Redaction Compliance Email Security
Clearswift Information Governance Server

The Clearswift Information Governance Server: preventing data breaches, supporting compliance

Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 14:30

The latest release of the Clearswift Information Governance Server (IGS) product offers new features and Data Loss Prevention (DLP) functionality, as well as the ability to track unstructured...

Read More Tags: GDPR Compliance
Weaponizing GDPR

Weaponizing GDPR: When right to be forgotten gets ugly

Monday, June 25, 2018 - 10:38

It’s estimated that just 61% of UK businesses were ready for the enforcement of the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) on 25th May, meaning almost 40% of organizations are not compliant with...

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Shadow-IT

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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GDPR Compliance

The GDPR deadline is here – so what next?

Friday, May 25, 2018 - 10:11

It’s finally here, the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is now in full effect. Is that a sigh of relief I hear? Well, it shouldn’t be too heavy a sigh, there’s still work to be done!
The...

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GDPR Worldwide

GDPR - it’s not just for Europe: Protection of data at the World Cup in Russia, Tokyo Olympics, and beyond

Monday, April 30, 2018 - 13:17

With the World Cup in Russia this summer and the Olympics in Tokyo in 2020 further down the line; organizations conducting business around the event will face unprecedented challenges with...

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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...

Read More Tags: Adaptive Redaction Compliance Email Security Information Governance