G Suite Security: Insider Threat Control with Spinbackup DLP

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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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G Suite Security. Best Practices for Sensitive Data Protection

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On July 29, 2017, arguably the most shocking breach of PII (personally identifiable information) was discovered by Equifax. Over 143 million people and their most sensitive data were exposed by attackers. This was the holy grail of sensitive data leakage as it contained all the personal information for each individual in one place – name, age, address, social security number, etc. It underscores in a large way how much we value protecting sensitive data especially when it relates to our personal information. Of tremendous importance for G Suite administrators thinking about securing G Suite environments is moderating and controlling sensitive data in the G Suite environment to prevent data leaks.

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G Suite Security. Best Practices for Risky Apps Control

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One of the powerful features of public cloud environments such as Google G Suite is the ability to take advantage of the huge ecosystem of third-party apps available. The third-party apps found in the G Suite marketplace offer a wide range of quality, enterprise focused apps that add functionality and features to the native G Suite environment. These can include many useful applications to organizations such as CRM apps, Project management apps, and Admin tools. These are easily accessed from the G Suite environment with a Google account. While third-party apps offer tremendous business value to a G Suite organization, they also present an inherent danger to the overall security stance of a G Suite environment.

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G Suite Security. Best Practices for Ransomware Protection

G Suite security Ransomware protection

There is arguably no greater threat in today’s data security scene than ransomware. Over the last few years, ransomware became one of the most formidable adversaries to enterprise security and to most organizations’ business-critical data. With recent news headlines, ransomware is constantly plaguing businesses by corrupting their critical data, or by taking down critical systems that can greatly impact business continuity. One misconception about cloud storage is that data in the public cloud is immune to ransomware infection. This is indeed a dangerous idea for organizations to entertain! In this part of the G Suite administrator security essentials discussion, we will take a look at protection against ransomware in the public cloud and why this is extremely important. Also, we will take a close look at how Spinbackup is able to provide key protection against ransomware in Google G Suite environments.

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G Suite Security. Best Practices for Cloud Backup

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When thinking about security in the public cloud, many things come to mind. However, backups may not be readily considered when moving core enterprise applications into cloud-computing scenario. Backups of cloud data should be considered crucial to the overall security strategy of organizations with hybrid cloud or native public cloud business-critical applications, data, and infrastructure. An organization today who thinks they will never need to protect or recover public cloud data is simply not living in reality.

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G Suite Security. Best Practices for Data Leak Prevention

G Suite Security 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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Data Loss Prevention (DLP) for G Suite

data loss prevention (DLP) for G Suite

Organizations today who already have a presence in the public cloud, or that look to have a public cloud presence in the near future, have to take G Suite security very seriously. Today’s modern businesses with digital resources have to be concerned with data security that exists not only on premise, but in the public cloud. G Suite administrators need to follow certain security best practices to ensure that the data and identity resources living in the public cloud are secure.

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Spinbackup Releases G Suite Security Policies

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Organizations moving to the public cloud are faced with serious challenges to security and security related processes. Generally speaking, organizations maintaining on-premise infrastructure have total control over security and policies related to securing access to data, data loss prevention, and data security. When moving to the public cloud however, how can organizations provide this same, or even superior, level of data protection, data leak prevention, and data security?

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Cloud Ransomware Protection for Top Cloud Storage Solutions

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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.

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