G Suite Admin Tasks Every Google Administrator Should Do

Top G Suite Admin Tasks Every Google Administrator Should Do

Businesses today are moving at a faster technical pace these days than ever before. This is largely due to the fact that organizations have access to public cloud infrastructure that is built on top of the most powerful technology companies in the world, including Amazon, Microsoft, and Google. Google’s G Suite environment provides businesses today with very robust and powerful infrastructure and software as a service (SaaS) capabilities that would be very difficult if not impossible to build out on their own.

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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 Data Leak Prevention

g suite security best practices 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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Cloud IAM: Identity and Access Management

Cloud Access and Security Management
A crucial part of cloud security involves managing user identities, their permissions, and resources they have access to.  This can be an extremely challenging task for organizations who may have users accessing public cloud resources from a number of different devices and networks. Additionally, organizations may be utilizing multiple clouds and managing access across all of those public clouds. Most public cloud vendors today provide cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM) frameworks to help facilitate and secure users’ identities and access to resources.

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G Suite Security Best Practices: Data Loss Prevention (DLP)

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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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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Top 5 Misconceptions about the Cloud

Top 5 Misconceptions about the Cloud
The Cloud is one of the most rapidly growing computing technologies of modern times and global spending on cloud technologies is expected to reach $250 billion by 2017.

However, many organizations remain sceptical about replacing their traditional IT methods and workflow with cloud-based alternatives, often due to internal beliefs about the cloud that are either untrue or exaggerated:

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Google Team Drives: 10 Benefits Every Enterprise Must Know

Google Team Drives benefits

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.

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Risks of Relying on a Sole Cloud Service Provider

What are the risks of relying on a sole cloud service provider

Organizations today have no end of choices when it comes to managing, maintaining, and protecting their data. The variety of choices and solutions that businesses today have available have only since expanded in recent years with the exploding cloud marketspace. Numerous cloud offerings from various companies vouch to house your business’s data. There are many different factors that may lead to an organization choosing a particular cloud provider over another. Services and offerings from one public cloud vendor may more closely align with the true business needs of an organization. Pricing and other factors also weigh into the picture. Where production data is stored is only part of the equation.

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