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.
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.
This Office 365 security Guide contains a list of Office 365 security best practices administrators should implement to protect their data in Microsoft Office 365, one of the most powerful business productivity suites housed in the public cloud today. Many businesses today are either already running business-critical services and applications in Microsoft’s Office 365 environment or they are considering the move from on-prem to public cloud by way of Office 365. Office 365 certainly touts some really great benefits for organizations looking to move to the public cloud. As with any technology solution used for business today, it must be scrutinized for any potential security risks.
Microsoft Office 365 is arguably a leader in the realm of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions today. Many organizations are migrating their business-critical services and data resources to Office 365. It provides enterprise-level services and features that allow businesses to host some of their most mission critical infrastructure from a service perspective, in the public cloud. This is all done on top of Microsoft’s world-class infrastructure that is protected by high availability mechanisms which are simply unattainable for most organizations. Additionally, Microsoft provides a familiar face to the public cloud. Microsoft has been the premier vendor for most infrastructure software and business applications in on-premises enterprise environments for decades now.
Often in the world of cyber security, many G Guite 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.
G Suite administrators with organizations today are looking at how they can most efficiently carry out IT operations, including delivering of services to end users. Most are looking at cloud-based solutions to deliver on current IT infrastructure and service demands. This is not limited to corporate environments but also includes today’s educational institutions. When it comes to education environments, Google’s G Suite for Education tools provides tremendous benefits that allow IT administrators in the education realm to transform the way services are delivered to campuses and streamline the administration and technology utilized to deliver those services.
What is Google Team Drives?
Google Team Drives is a revolutionary user-centric enterprise storage management system designed with enterprise team collaboration patterns in mind. Digital technologies are continuously changing the way people work today. Innovation is in Google’s DNA, and by being focused on core business processes, the company has put over a thousand hours of the user experience research engineers into this. Imagine that there are nearly 800 million monthly active users of Drive with trillions of files stored on Google Drive, representing enterprises’ knowledge.
Today’s businesses are more technology-centric than ever before. Most companies utilize technology-driven processes and services for day-to-day operations and business-critical systems. Especially when it comes to business communication, everyone is using technology to communicate. Email has been the preferred means of communication in the business environment for decades now and is still utilized heavily to provide communication both inside and outside of the organization.
In this article we will discuss how to avoid phishing attacks in G Suite and provide phishing prevention best practices on how companies can enhance G Suite security awareness and protection against phishing scams. Cloud security concerns today are some of the most important and challenging problems that businesses have to face.
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.