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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...

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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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Insider Threat

GDPR and the Insider Threat: How new regulations are changing our data handling habits

Monday, July 30, 2018 - 16:16

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has been covered extensively over the past year and has come to sit at the forefront of employees’ mind. Having been implemented on 25th May 2018, the...

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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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Insider Threat

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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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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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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How to actively prevent workplace cyber bullying & harassment

Friday, June 3, 2016 - 08:39


Close the “gap” between preparation and response with active, real-time prevention
Organizations, for the most part, have systematically followed the same approach and strategy for years in their...

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