Security

Read our latest articles on information and data security to learn how Google Cloud technology can help to protect your sensitive personal and business information.

In today's increasingly connected world, addressing information security concerns proactively is more important than ever before.

Our Latest Security Articles


G Suite Vault: Understanding Google Vault Search & Data Retention

February 22, 2020 | Posted by: Meghan Donovan
G Suite Vault

Digital information is important, and keeping your digital information private and secure is vital. Enter Google Vault for G Suite. As a G Suite customer you already have access to the Google Vault application, and in this article we'll introduce you to the features that make this search and data retention tool so special.

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G Suite Email Encryption Guide

December 16, 2019 | Posted by: Meghan Donovan
G Suite Email Encryption Guide

Privacy and encryption have always been important, but have become more relevant in recent years with many large companies experiencing data leaks. This has created a concern regarding privacy to customers of nearly every business ... a concern that smart businesses address proactively. In this article we'll discuss G Suite email encryption and explore the pros and cons of the two software apps Google recommends for G Suite users.

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What CCPA Means For Your IT Strategy in 2020 (and beyond)

November 24, 2019 | Posted by: Meghan Donovan
California Consumer Privacy Act IT Implications

The Jan 1, 2020 deadline to comply with the CCPA (California Consumer Privacy Act) is fast approaching! If your organization handles the personal information of California residents, CCPA's new rules will likely apply to your business and impact your IT strategy. According to IAPP, over half a million businesses in the US will need to comply with this new law. In today's article we'll cover 3 ways the CCPA will inform your IT strategy and resources in 2020 and beyond.

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How and Why to Set up a G Suite Device Policy Alert

August 15, 2019 | Posted by: Meghan Donovan
G Suite Device Policy Alert

While it is easy to assume that your business files won't be compromised in a data breach, if you don't have a data loss prevention strategy in place you're leaving security to chance. G Suite makes it easy to keep your customer and client data secure, and in this article we'll explain how to set up a device policy alert at your business for improved security.

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G Suite Security: An Admin Security Checklist

August 10, 2019 | Posted by: Meghan Donovan
G Suite Security - An Admin Security Checklist

As your company's G Suite security administrator, it is your job to make sure that your accounts are safe and protected. It is easy to become complacent when it comes to security, especially if nothing has ever happened in the past. And that is exactly what hackers want. Today, we are going to discuss a 4-point checklist to ensure that your G Suite accounts stay secure.

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Major Risks Associated with Cloud Computing

August 10, 2019 | Posted by: Meghan Donovan
Major Risks Associated with Cloud Computing

More and more small businesses are trending toward cloud computing and blue chip tech companies like IBM, Intel, Amazon, and Google are all-in on migrating to the cloud. While there are numerous benefits to moving your company data to Google Cloud Platform, you may be asking yourself: "Are there major risks associated with cloud computing?" In this article we discuss those risks and weigh them against the benefits of working in the cloud.

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Gmail Confidential Mode for G Suite

June 2, 2019 | Posted by: Meghan Donovan
Gmail Confidential Mode

This week Google announced that Gmail Confidential Mode will be launching for G Suite users on June 25, 2019 and all G Suite users will have the ability to send emails with confidential mode. When launched on June 25th, all G Suite admins and users will notice that confidential mode will be set to default ON for all domains with Gmail enabled, unless you choose to disable this feature.

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G Suite Security Best Practices

March 20, 2019 | Posted by: Meghan Donovan

G Suite Security Best Pracites & DLP

According to the 2018 Cost of a Data Breach study you are more likely to experience a data breach than you are to catch the flu. How do you protect your organization from a data breach and implement G Suite Security best practices? We discussed this topic in a recent webinar and highlighted 5 ways to avoid a data breach with G Suite.

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How to prevent Phishing Attacks in your Google for Work domain

July 29, 2016 | Posted by: Meghan Donovan
According to TechTarget, Phishing is a form of fraud in which the attacker tries to learn information such as
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How to setup 2-Step Verification for Google Apps for Work

July 29, 2016 | Posted by: Meghan Donovan

Note: Before 2-Step Verification is turned on, there are considerations that should be made regarding communications and training.  Enforcing Two-Step authentication without letting your staff know may result in a stop in productivity that may not be a benefit to organization.

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