Cyber Security Awareness and Risk Management

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Cyber Security Awareness

In this article we will learn how to address and effectively respond to major enterprise cybersecurity threats and provide tips to mitigate IT security risk. Today, cyber security incidents lead to significant damage, alarming organizations of all types and  sizes in different geographic locations. In 2017 the following primary sectors, increasingly turning to cloud, file-sharing services, and big data technology, top the list of  the most high-target industry verticals vulnerable to cyber-attacks:

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Migration to Google Team Drives for Enterprise

Enterprise Migration to Google Team Drives - Part I

Google Team Drives Best Practices

In today’s highly connected and collaborative world, organizations are recognizing the benefits of empowering employees and teams with the tools that make collaboration in this high-tech age possible. Many public cloud technology offerings help to eliminate the complexities of being able to allow team members to collaborate despite different geographical locations, sites, or other physical boundaries. Shared storage became a staple for organizations of every size. Google Team Drives is one of the premier collaboration cloud storage spaces.

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G Suite for Education Backup and Security

G Suite for Education Backup and Security
G Suite for Education backup and security should be taken seriously as GSFE (formerly known as Google Apps for Education) puts creative, nimble, and flexible learning at the center of the educational experience.

The global higher education system has expanded over the last 15 years in traditional and new markets. The ideas of equity, responsiveness, diversity, and institutional accessibility lie at the heart of this transformation process.

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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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API based CASB: How to Address the Cloud Security Gap

How to address the cloud security gap with API based CASBs

In today’s world of hybrid cloud infrastructures using both on-premise resources as well as public cloud Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) or Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), the security boundary lines are being blurred for organizations taking advantage of public cloud resources. While hosting infrastructure both on-premise and in the public cloud, organizations have to address cyber security concerns as well as enforce compliance of on-premise network security policies with infrastructure that lives in the cloud.

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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 High Risk 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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Google Vault Archiving vs Spinbackup’s DLP

spinbackup dlp vs google vault archiving

Google’s G Suite software as a service offering provides organizations with tremendous functionality. Organizations today utilizing Google G Suite are taking advantage of cloud email, calendaring, file storage, and many other features provided by Google G Suite. With the tremendous advantages that moving to the cloud provides, there are also additional manageability issues that come with organizations moving to the cloud. Organizations may find it more difficult to keep a handle on data that exists in the cloud. This can be especially challenging when it comes to archiving data and any requests for that data that may come due to a legal issue that is presented.

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