Category: G Suite Security
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The use and prevalence of Software-as-a-Service in today’s modern IT infrastructure is undergoing strong adoption. Organizations today are housing business-critical services such as Email and Data storage to popular Software-as-a-Service offerings from the likes of Microsoft’s Office 365 and Google’s G Suite. These powerful SaaS offerings allow businesses to have access to premiere services and offerings that would otherwise be complex, difficult, or unable to be implemented on-premises.
Maintaining the availability to data and services are two of the most important technical feats that businesses today must achieve when protecting business-critical IT infrastructure. For decades, the traditional server backup has been protecting on-premises files, folders, and business applications for SMBs. As digital information and data have become an integral part of business operations for most organizations, protecting these digital resources is a mission-critical task that must be taken seriously.
This G Suite Backup and G Suite Security Guide covers 9 burning-hot cloud security topics. The following articles will provide insights into practical cybersecurity, each is a simple step-by-step walkthrough to solve common problems using G Suite backup and G Suite security best practices. Enjoy your reading and invest in cyber resilience!
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.
With droves of today’s organizations moving to cloud environments at a rapid pace, there is no question that cloud infrastructure is a viable solution for today’s production workloads. The cloud has certainly matured as a platform and solution for today’s business-critical applications. Organizations have chosen to run not only production virtual machines on top of cloud infrastructure, but also business services such as email and file storage. The cloud revolution has brought about significant changes in the way that businesses today think about provisioning infrastructure. It has also changed the methodologies used in traditional infrastructure that exists on-premises.
Often in the world of cyber security, many IT administrators focus on outside threats that exist on the perimeter of the datacenter. The risks presented to organizations from outside threats is very real, whether in the form of an attacker, or a malicious bit of code trying to infiltrate vital systems. However, it is often the case that dangerous insider threats come from within the internal networks used by organizations for business-critical functions. Insider-threats are very real and need to be addressed accordingly.
Among the vast and user-friendly Google ecosystem, lies the G Suite. This is mainly a collection of Google apps and tools used for collaboration, communication and also to enhance productivity. For the cloud computing Google domain to be productive, collaboration must be managed. As a result, this suite provides Google admin tools for effective management.
To become a perfect G Suite Admin, one must follow the G Suite best practices which ensure a steady and continuous workflow; especially the best practices that ensure data security. To illustrate, the CIA triad should never be breached. If you’re intrigued, read on to learn more about the portrait of a perfect G Suite admin.
The move to the cloud has been somewhat of a foregone conclusion among most businesses today. The services and products that are offered by public cloud vendors often provide solutions that would otherwise be financially or technically unattainable by businesses building out similar infrastructure on-premises. Public cloud has tremendous advantages for many business use cases. Various industries are taking advantage of the public cloud to host many different business-critical services such as email and file storage. However, there are other services housed in public clouds today that can enhance business productivity and collaboration.
In this article we will learn how to address and effectively respond to major enterprise cybersecurity threats and provide tips to mitigate IT security risk. Today, cyber security incidents lead to significant damage, alarming organizations of all types and sizes in different geographic locations. In 2017 the following primary sectors, increasingly turning to cloud, file-sharing services, and big data technology, top the list of the most high-target industry verticals vulnerable to cyber-attacks:
Twenty years ago, if you were to mention “cloud computing” no one would have known what you were referring to. However, today in modern IT infrastructure, most enterprises are focused on placing more resources in public cloud datacenters than ever before. Aside from enterprise environments, individuals most likely are making personal use of cloud storage. What kinds of resources and services are served out from the cloud? Anything from email, applications, and all the way down to general file storage. Moving resources to the public cloud has allowed individuals and enterprises alike to be more agile, versatile, and access data anywhere.