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How to Secure Google Drive

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How to Secure Google Drive

Cloud storage has revolutionized the way data can be accessed, edited, shared, and otherwise worked with. There are a wide range of options for individuals and organizations alike for accessing data in the cloud. Google Drive is arguable one of the top public cloud options for storing and accessing data in the public cloud provides a number of really great features, functionality, and benefits to tenants. With public cloud services and especially with data housed there, security is one of the top concerns for cloud today.

With news headlines of data leak and data breaches happening frequently, data security is a top priority. While public cloud vendors have greatly improved security features and offerings, it is often up to the individuals and organizations to determine how these security features are implemented and ultimately, who has access to data. Let’s take a look at how to secure Google Drive to see some very practical steps that can be taken to drastically improve the security of Google Drive.

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G Suite Security Best Practices for G Suite Backup

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cloud backup best practices

When thinking about G Suite security best practices, 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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10 Mobile Encryption Apps for Digital Privacy Protection

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When you use your mobile device, you expect some level of privacy. It’s difficult to have an honest conversation or send a straightforward text message if you believe all of your intimate communications and images will be shared with strangers. The digital world we live in comes with many drawbacks in terms of electronic privacy and security.

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Risks of Relying on a Sole Cloud Service Provider

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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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Office 365 Migration Guide

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PART II

In the first part of the Office 365 Migration Guide Migrating from On Premise to Microsoft Office 365, we looked at the features and services that often attract organizations to choose Office 365 as a migration target for public cloud and alternative to G Suite migration. Microsoft has certainly architected a powerful and fully featured solution for organizations in the Office 365 offering. Office 365 builds on top of the very familiar Office suite of products that most enterprise environments have been using for years. This trusted and well-known platform provides one of the key reasons that many organizations choose Office 365 for public cloud – familiarity.

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Cloud IAM: Identity and Access Management

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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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