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How to Recover Deleted Files From Google Drive

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How to Recover Deleted Files From Google DriveOne of the most common use cases seen for your disaster recovery and data protection solution is recovering a deleted file or number of files.  

Accidental and intentional file deletion is extremely common among corporate employees. You may have G Suite users who delete a file or number of files only to realize it was not the file or files they assumed.  

Another common scenario is you have your coworkers who perform a Save operation instead of a Save As operation, overwriting valuable data.  As you move your organization to the public cloud storage such as G Suite, what mechanisms are in place to help you recover files that have been deleted or overwritten?  

Let’s take a look at how you can recover deleted files from Google Drive to see how this can be done.

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Guide: How to Import MBOX to Gmail

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How to Import MBOX to GmailWhile Google does not provide native, seamless backups within the Gmail service itself, there is a mechanism that can be used to export an offline copy of your Gmail data to a local file. Gmail allows exporting all Google data via the Download your data function found in the Google account settings. In the context of Gmail, the “Download your data” function downloads the file in the MBOX format. There is no direct way through the Google account settings to import MBOX to Gmail, however, there is a way around.

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10 Google Drive Hacks to Make Your Life Easier

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10 Google Drive HacksGoogle Drive Storage is arguably one of, if not the most popular cloud storage service platforms. It contains a wealth of features and functionality that allows it to be used as more than simply storage, but a tool to enhance productivity. Using Google Drive tools effectively and efficiently allows getting the most out of this very popular platform for storage, editing, and collaboration. Google Drive has a lot of “under the cover” features that provide extremely powerful tools and solutions for getting the most out of data that you store in the Google Drive cloud. Let’s take a look at 10 Best Google Drive hacks to make your life much easier.

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How to Secure Google Drive

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How to Secure Google Drive

Cloud storage has revolutionized the way data can be accessed, edited, shared, and otherwise worked with. There are a wide range of options for individuals and organizations alike for accessing data in the cloud. Google Drive is arguable one of the top public cloud options for storing and accessing data in the public cloud provides a number of really great features, functionality, and benefits to tenants. With public cloud services and especially with data housed there, security is one of the top concerns for cloud today.

With news headlines of data leak and data breaches happening frequently, data security is a top priority. While public cloud vendors have greatly improved security features and offerings, it is often up to the individuals and organizations to determine how these security features are implemented and ultimately, who has access to data. Let’s take a look at how to secure Google Drive to see some very practical steps that can be taken to drastically improve the security of Google Drive.

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Security Awareness Training across an SMB Organization

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Despite all the technological solutions to any problem in today’s world, there is always the human-factor to consider. The best technology cannot account for the actions and specifically the mistakes that humans can make which may totally undermine the solution that technology provides. This is especially true in the world of security. The best security defenses can be totally compromised by a single individual making the wrong decision, either accidentally or knowingly.

When considering a fully featured and well thought out security plan, the human factor is an extremely important part of the equation, and arguably just as important as the technology component of the solution. In this article, we will take a look at cyber security awareness across an SMB organization.

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Top Cloud Data Breaches in 2018 Lessons Learned

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Gaining news exposure is generally a good thing for most businesses, especially if it is something positive presented. However, there is one type of headline that no organization wants to make. In recent years, there has been an explosion of almost unbelievable data breaches making news headlines that have resulted in anything but a positive outcome for the organizations involved.

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Cloud Backups vs Archives. Why Each Are Needed

Cloud Backups vs Archives: Why Each Are Needed

No organization today is exempt from need to retrieve data for various purposes whether it is for disaster recovery, legal matters, financial audits, or other business-specific use cases. Organizations have traditionally protected data in on-premises environments in the typical fashion of rotating backups through a schedule of retention policies. Backup data then gets shifted to longer term storage for having on hand in case the need arises to access historic data. As businesses shift more and more data to cloud environments, understanding how specific data can be recalled in the event of not only disaster recovery, but other cases of business need, is a question that organizations must consider.

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Blockchain Single Sign On

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In the world we live in today, technology dictates and is at the heart of many of our daily activities. With the Internet backing many of the technologies that we know and rely on today, including access to email, shared storage, and other public cloud resources, security and cloud Identity Management are becoming more and more of a concern to everyone, from individuals to large enterprise organizations. More and more, confirmation of our identity is a precious possession that most of us hold dear. Having our identity fall into the wrong hands can wreak havoc on the livelihood of individuals, or even organizations.

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Spinbackup Releases Office 365 Backup

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Spinbackup Releases Office 365 Backup to a Secure Cloud Storage on AWS and GCP

San Francisco, CA, December 03, 2018 – Spinbackup, a leading global cloud backup and cloud cybersecurity solutions provider for SaaS applications, announced today the general availability of Office 365 Backup & Recovery to a secure cloud storage on AWS and GCP with multiple storage locations. Office 365 Backup & Recovery by Spinbackup is available now. Pricing is $3 per user per month with a minimum of 5 licenses if paid annually, and $4 per user per month with a minimum of 20 licenses if paid on a month to month basis.

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Get the Most out of Spinbackup Free Trial

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5 Easy Steps to Get the Most out of Your Spinbackup Free Trial

When choosing a business partner for data protection, organizations should choose a reliable vendor they can trust with all of sensitive data. You need a data security custodian that can work for you around the clock. Spinbackup for G Suite is a business tool for G Suite Administrators that helps them protect corporate data against data loss and data leaks in the cloud and is controlled through a unified dashboard.

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