Category: Google Apps

Partnering for G Suite Productivity

G Suite is more than an email, calendar, and simple file sharing service.  G Suite is a productivity suite that serves as a platform for a range of tools that helps your team, and your business, work more effectively. 9 ways your team can be more productive with G Suite: Share Files, Not Copies: Stop […]

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New Google Policy Can Lead to Account Suspensions

This morning, Google announced a change in G Suite policy that can lead to account suspensions. Effective February 6, 2017, Google will begin automatically suspending users accounts that have been flagged for abuse of the SMTP relay service.  The SMTP relay service allows non-Gmail messages to be sent through your Google account. Most often this […]

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Google Cloud and G Suite

New Names, Same Great Solutions At this point, every Google For Work customer has likely received an email from Google with the big announcement: Google for Work is now Google Cloud Google Apps is now G Suite Why the change? Google’s has greatly expanded the range of cloud-based business services over the past few years, […]

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Pokemon Go is a Security Game?

While the news coverage has trailed off, the Pokemon Go phenomenon continues as kids and adults continue to play, and the game expands to new locations. Also in the news, but with less coverage, was the security hole that gave the companies behind Pokemon Go completely unfettered access to users’ Google Apps and Gmail accounts. […]

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3 Email Encryption Options for Google Apps

In the Google Apps ecosystem, we see three primary players with integrated email encryption services. ZixMail A comprehensive message encryption service that includes user tagging of messages for encryption and heuristics and business rules to auto-encrypt. ZixMail also includes the ZixGateway of other ZixMail users, enabling automated end-to-end secure communications. Google Apps Message Encryption (GAME) […]

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Email Encryption is Not Compliance

While providing a reasonable level of protection from inappropriate access to your data, the built-in encryption is not sufficient to meet information privacy regulations. Laws such as the Health Information Portability and Accountability Act (“HIPAA”), and industry regulations including the Personal Card Information (“PCI”) standards require more than data encryption. Privacy laws and regulations typically […]

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Beyond Restore: Use Cases for Google Apps Backup

As we have noted several times in prior posts and webcasts, Google’s internal backup systems are designed to protect you should Google have hardware or software issues. You, however, are responsible for protecting your data in Google Apps from user deletions, user overwrites, malware, hackers, and other risks. We have identified several use cases for […]

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Be Able to Recover

Accidents will happen. And while accidents that damage or destroy data are more common, malicious attacks will happen as well.  The rate of ransomware is on the rise and large companies are not the only targets. Whether by phishing attack, advanced persistent threat, or other means your company is seen as having data valuable enough […]

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