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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Google Drive Ransomware Protection Tips

3 ways hack google drive by ransomware

Ransomware protection is ultimately important as it smart and advanced type of malware is on the rise, with cases increasing by a shocking 6,800% in 2017. Not only are the number of ransomware attacks increasing in the cloud, but ransomware is also becoming more sophisticated, finding new ways to infect devices with Ransomware virus and entice victims to pay up. When the virus infects a computer, Ransomware encrypts all files on it and those stored at cloud storages such as Google Drive, One Drive, Dropbox are not an exclusion. Here is how to ensure Ransomware Protection of your data kept in Google Drive.

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G Suite Security: Top 5 Risks to Avoid

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G Suite has revolutionized the way we work for many individuals and organizations. Let’s take a deep dive into G Suite security best practices to safeguard your corporate data. Gone are the days of accidentally saving over an existing file by mistake, losing hours of work because you forgot to save your document, or emailing files back and forwards between colleagues.

Google provides a full suite of tools for word processing, working with spreadsheets, creating websites, and communicating and collaborating with others. All data is saved to the cloud in real-time so you don’t have to worry about losing your work by accident and earlier versions of files are available too. You need to implement extensive G Suite security policies within your organisation to ensure security and compliance requirements are duly met/

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7 Things a Perfect G Suite Admin Should Do

things a perfect g suite admin should do

Among the vast and user-friendly Google ecosystem, lies the G Suite. This is mainly a collection of Google apps and tools used for collaboration, communication and also to enhance productivity. For the cloud computing Google domain to be productive, collaboration must be managed. As a result, this suite provides Google admin tools for effective management.

To become a perfect G Suite Admin, one must follow the G Suite best practices which ensure a steady and continuous workflow; especially the best practices that ensure data security. To illustrate, the CIA triad should never be breached. If you’re intrigued, read on to learn more about the portrait of a perfect G Suite admin.

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Migrating from On Premise to Google G Suite

Migrating form on premise to g suite

Organizations today are certainly looking to migrate to public cloud services. The overall numbers of businesses moving to public cloud infrastructure and services is staggering and that trend is still progressing. While the “death of the corporate datacenter” has not entirely happened and may not happen completely, public cloud environments are being utilized and utilized heavily by today’s businesses.

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Closing Office 365 Security Gaps with Spinbackup

Closing Office 365 Security Gaps with Spinbackup

As discussed in the previous post concerning Office 365 Security Concerns, while Microsoft has made strides in the realm of security in Office 365, gaps in security still remain. Businesses today still cite security concerns as one of the major reasons they have either not adopted cloud as an option for business-critical resources or they are slow to adopt public cloud resources and services. Microsoft has introduced interesting security integrations in Office 365 that have lessened the security gaps found previously.

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Google Security Center vs Spinbackup with Cost Analysis

google security center vs spinbackup cost analysis

Today, businesses must be smart and proactive, not reactive about security. However, staying ahead of the security curve that exists today is extremely difficult. New vulnerabilities, exploits, and zero-day attacks are found in news headlines almost every single day. Sensitive data is stolen and personal information is often exposed. No organization wants to make headlines in this way. CEOs and management teams today must have cybersecurity at the top of the list, no matter what the initiative or project

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Gmail Backup Tool

Gmail Backup by Spinbackup

Gmail is one of the most popular cloud-based email service, with over one billion monthly active users.

Gmail users like the service because it is easy to use, comes with a generous free data allowance, and integrates seamlessly with Google Drive and other Google Apps. However, some of these users take the necessary steps to ensure their emails and files within Gmail are backed up in the case of accidental data loss or a hacked account.

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Cyber Security Awareness and Risk Management

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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