When employees leave G Suite and a company, there are normally certain procedures and policies that companies institute to take care of access to various business critical resources the employees may have had access to. This would include file shares, email access, VPN access, company devices, and other items.
Organizations today are certainly looking to migrate to public cloud services. The overall numbers of businesses moving to public cloud infrastructure and services is staggering and that trend is still progressing. While the “death of the corporate datacenter” has not entirely happened and may not happen completely, public cloud environments are being utilized and utilized heavily by today’s businesses.
There has never been a better time for organizations today to move to the public cloud than there is today in 2018. Public cloud services from all the major players are more robust, mature, and full featured than ever before. Most organizations are looking to move at least part of their IT infrastructure to the public cloud if they haven’t already. This is certainly a trend that will not be going away any time soon.
It is self-described as the “most important change in data privacy regulation in 20 years”. Looming on the horizon, this new set of privacy regulations is most certainly going to change the way organizations do business and think about customer data and privacy. The new set of regulations is called the General Data Protection Regulation or GDPR.
The importance of Cloud Access Security Brokers (CASBs) grows as businesses rapidly adopt new cloud collaboration technologies and platforms. Enterprise security professionals need to thoroughly assess the risks, communicate those to business leaders, and develop practical cybersecurity, risk management, and compliance strategies to build a secure and resilient digital business environment. Cloud computing has fundamentally transformed the business paradigm: according to Morgan Stanley 2016 CIO Survey, 30% of all applications will be migrated to the Public Cloud by 2018.
Spinbackup, a cloud cybersecurity and cloud-to-cloud backup solutions provider for G Suite, and a vendor in the emerging API-based CASB (cloud access security broker) space, today announced its integration with Google Cloud Platform to give customers more options to store, protect, and manage their cloud data.
When organizations are thinking of moving business critical resources into the cloud, one of the primary considerations or concerns that is generally cited is security. Google’s G Suite public cloud is a great platform that many organizations are making use of or are considering as the infrastructure platform for their move to public cloud.
Ransomware has arguably been the most commonly talked about topic in the security world regarding risks to organizations and their data. In the past few years, ransomware has made a name for itself with its destructive nature and high-profile headlines, with large numbers of organizations being affected in large scale ransomware infections, such as Petya and now Bad Rabbit and others.
Public cloud security can be a very complex issue to address for organizations today. However, having the tooling and capabilities needed to both have the visibility to cybersecurity events and address these properly provides tremendous advantages for organizations utilizing public cloud resources. Google’s G Suite environment can be a powerful and robust platform for organizations today to be able to house business-critical resources and services for core daily operations. However, organizations must keep pace and maintain a proactive stance with all pertinent areas of protecting data and cybersecurity in general.
Today, businesses must be smart and proactive, not reactive about security. However, staying ahead of the security curve that exists today is extremely difficult. New vulnerabilities, exploits, and zero-day attacks are found in news headlines almost every single day. Sensitive data is stolen and personal information is often exposed. No organization wants to make headlines in this way. CEOs and management teams today must have cybersecurity at the top of the list, no matter what the initiative or project