Google DLP vs Spinbackup Data Protection

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Google DLP & Spinbackup Data Protection

Google has recently extended its DLP features from Gmail to Drive. Spinbackup, a Cloud Cybersecurity solutions provider for G Suite that focuses on securing company’s business data stored at the Google ecosystem, has recently announced new Data Protection solutions for G Suite as well. What is the difference between these solutions? Which is better, original Google DLP or independent Spinbackup security service?

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Google DLP: What Is It?

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Google DLP What Is It

Google is constantly improving its products and services in an attempt to provide the best security practices and user experience on the market. As a result, the Google has recently extended its DLP (Data Loss Prevention) services for Gmail and Google Drive for enterprise organizations.

Google Data Loss Prevention is a set of automated functions that monitor Gmail and Google Drive items for triggers (specific content defined by domain administrator), detect it, and prevent it from being maliciously or accidentally leaked or lost.

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G Suite for Education: Ransomware Protection Case

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Ransomware Case StudyGurnick Academy of Medical Arts is a private nursing school in California with around 400 employees and over 2,000 students.

A few months ago the school faced a data loss disaster caused by Ransomware when an instructor inadvertently infected his classroom computer with the virus that had been brought from home on a USB drive. When the instructor tried to access his lectures, he found that all the files had been encrypted. Instead he was faced with a note from ransomware criminals demanding 1 bitcoin ($740) to decrypt the files.

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Automatic & Manual Backup of Gmail in the Cloud

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Automatic & Manual Backup of Gmail

All of us have certain daily habits and being human, there are good habits and most certainly, bad habits.

  • Brushing your teeth every day is considered a good habit, for obvious reasons. Nevertheless, you can always get dentures. You will still be able to chew.
  • Leaving your home every day with the doors wide open would generally considered to be a bad habit, once again for obvious reasons. However, even if your furniture, clothing and personal items are stolen, they can be replaced and your homeowner’s or renter’s insurance will likely pay for even better items.
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The Internet of Things: Security Risks Concerns

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The Internet of Things: Security Issues & Concerns

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a term used to describe the network of interconnected electronic devices with “smart” technology. While smart phones are now commonplace, other smart devices are still in their infancy but use is growing all the time and there are now an estimated 6.4 billion “things” connected to the Internet, a 30% increase from 2015. In 2020, this number is expected to grow to a staggering 20.8 billion.

These smart devices include cars, household appliances, building systems such as lighting and heating, televisions, medical devices, manufacturing equipment, and many other types of systems used both in a consumer and industrial setting.

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How to Protect Your G Suite Account

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Google provides a feature for G Suite users called ‘Two-Step Verification’, which is designed to improve the security of not only your G Suite account, but your entire online presence. If your Google account is ever hacked, a domino effect may ensue. You are particularly vulnerable if you reuse the same password for other accounts, such as Twitter or Facebook. If a hacker gets into one account, the chances are strong that the other accounts will also eventually be compromised.

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Google Phishing Attack: Security Experts’ Predictions

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Google phishing attack - Spinbackup

The Internet blew up with the latest news about Gmail phishing attack. You have probably read tons of material about this issue and how sophisticatedly it was organized. However, all of this news has likely left you frustrated and without a satisfactory answer to these three questions:

  1. What was the goal?
  2. What can we expect?
  3. What should we do next?

Our security experts give the answers.

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Cloud Storage vs. Cloud Backup

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When deciding between different cloud providers, it can sometimes be confusing to understand all the different terminology and to know exactly what type of cloud services you need.

Cloud storage and cloud backup are two of the most common services offered by cloud providers, but they each serve a similar but different purpose. Before signing up for one of these cloud services, it’s very important to understand the differences between them and to determine which will suit your needs best.

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