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


Email Security and Your Google Apps Domain

July 19, 2016 | Posted by: Meghan Donovan

2016 has seen an unsettling amount of e-mail and web security breaches that’s compelling businesses all over the world to ask themselves how they can best prepare and prevent similar attacks on their own environments.  One such attack that we have noticed a sharp increase of in the past several months has been spoofing.

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Set expiration dates for access to Google Drive, Docs, Sheets, and Slides files

April 25, 2016 | Posted by: Meghan Donovan
We know that businesses today don’t operate in isolation; employees work not only with one another, but with third-party vendors, clients, customers, and other businesses as well—and often on a temporary basis.
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5 Reasons CIOs can feel secure with their information in Google’s Cloud

February 12, 2016 | Posted by: Meghan Donovan

Many organizations are in the dark about the security of their data, especially with the rise of shadow IT and numerous recent breaches. It’s no wonder IT execs are concerned about how their data is protected and who has access to their confidential information. Every day I meet CIOs who ask me how Google’s cloud can offer the level of security they need, and many IT execs likely have the same nagging worries.

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More accurate reporting on Google Drive file sharing in the Admin console

February 6, 2016 | Posted by: Meghan Donovan

More accurate reporting on Google Drive file sharing in the Admin console

 
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Keeping your personal information private and safe—and putting you in control

June 3, 2015 | Posted by: Meghan Donovan
Official Google Blog Update
Posted: 01 Jun 2015 03:00 AM PDT
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New data, more facts: an update to the Transparency Report

May 15, 2015 | Posted by: Meghan Donovan
When Google first launched the Transparency Report in 2010 to help the public learn about the scope of government requests for user data.
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Protecting people across the web with Google Safe Browsing

March 12, 2015 | Posted by: Meghan Donovan
As the web continues to evolve, it’s important that user protections develop in lockstep so that people stay safe online.
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Greater visibility and control of Chrome apps in Admin console

March 12, 2015 | Posted by: Meghan Donovan
Chrome application settings in the Admin console allow admins to control which Chrome applications and extensions their users can access, and whether users can create and publish their own apps. With today’s launch, the Admin console has been updated with a new App management view, providing admins with greater visibility and control in managing specific apps and extensions in their domain. Key improvements include:
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Simpler deployment of 2-Step Verification

March 12, 2015 | Posted by: Meghan Donovan

Previously, the deployment of 2-Step Verification (2SV) within a domain could be a tedious process, as it required Apps admins to carefully monitor the 2SV enrollments of their users before the actual enforcement, potentially leading to lock out situations requiring admin intervention. Today, we are improving the enrollment and enforcement process for 2SV for Google Apps. Admins can now set a 2SV enforcement date in the future, giving users a monitored amount of time to enroll.

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New security tools to help improve online security

November 24, 2014 | Posted by: Meghan Donovan
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