Category: G Suite Security

Articles about Ransomware and malware protection, data security and data leak prevention.

4 Cybersecurity Lessons Learned from the Facebook Data Leak

4 Cybersecurity Lessons Learned from the Facebook Data Leak?

Data privacy today is becoming increasingly complex and elusive. It seems in today’s world, everyone has an online presence. This includes various social media accounts, online banking accounts, membership accounts, utility company accounts, service accounts, and the list goes on and on. Even normal everyday users who do only a few things online will have a dozen or more accounts they can call to mind.

When we stop and think about our data as it exists online, it can contain personal information that we would not want to have exposed. Social media and data privacy has become a very heated subject, especially with the recent Facebook data scandal that has been topping news headlines for the past few days. It helps to shed light on an increasingly difficult “fine line” that tech giants and large corporations are treading with our personal data.

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G Suite Security: Insider Threat Control with Spinbackup DLP

insider threat control dlp for g suite security

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.

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Google Security Center vs Spinbackup with Cost Analysis

google security center vs spinbackup cost analysis

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

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Data Breach in the Cloud: How to Prevent, Avoid and Reduce

How to Reduce, Prevent and Avoid Data Breaches in the Cloud
Today, organizations are placing more data as well as infrastructure in the public cloud. Public cloud has made it possible for organizations to be much more efficient, agile, and to integrate new technologies much more quickly. However, with all the benefits that public cloud brings to the table in regard to features and functionality, there are concerns when we think about the security of public cloud data and the accessibility of public cloud data when it exists in someone else’s data center.

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Avoid Google File Synchronization Threats with Spinbackup

avoid google file sync threats with spinbackup

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.

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How to Prevent CA Security Breaches

Compromised CA Certificate Attacks

Certificate authentication plays a major role in securing online resources, and most organizations utilize certificates to secure communication between both hosted resources and those that are accessed. It is a more secure way of authenticating users compared to the legacy username and password mechanism. Certificate authentication uses asymmetric cryptography, meaning that it is able to separate out 1) those who can verify the link between the physical identity and the cryptographic public key and 2) Those who can authenticate the user. However, user certificates are only as good as the Certificate Authorities, or CAs, that identify them. Attackers have certainly targeted the CAs as a means to issue unauthorized certificates or impersonate certificates for authentication. Let’s take a look at compromised CA Certificate attacks and their impacts.

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G Suite Security Best Practices for Data Leak Prevention

g suite security best practices data leak prevention

As we discussed in the previous post, G Suite administrators have to take security concerns very seriously, especially when it comes to keeping their organizational data secure. This involves two aspects: Data Loss prevention and Data Leak prevention. As we discussed previously, data loss can be the result of accidental deletion, such as when an employee may inadvertently delete files. However, even more alarming is data loss as the result of intentional means, such as targeted ransomware attacks.

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How to Boost Cloud Security via Machine Learning-powered Cyber Threat Intelligence

how to boost cloud security via machine learning cyber threat intelligence
In the previous post, we looked at Machine Learning (ML) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) in general terms. Machine learning and artificial intelligence are both extremely powerful technology buzzwords these days when it comes to parsing through the enormous amount of data that is readily available to today’s systems. Machine learning is a specialized form of AI that allows computers the ability to “learn” from data automatically.

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