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Keep your company data secure

In today's age of big data and cloud computing, security is arguably a business' greatest concern.

Britain's largest employer has not been the only organisation to experience potential data breaches, as this infographic shows, (courtesy of Kaspersky Lab's Global Research and Analysis Team)

Britain's largest employer has not been the only organisation to experience potential data breaches, as this infographic shows, (courtesy of Kaspersky Lab's Global Research and Analysis Team)

Last Friday's cyber-attack on critical NHS systems have brought this home to organisations large and small.

Here are some examples of Google's commitment to business data protection. You are more than welcome to Ask a Google Specialist about Google and data security.

  • Google Vault is Google's auditing tool, available for Business and Enterprise G Suite users. Vault allows the head of your company control over the retention and holding of critical company data, even if an employee in your organisation deletes it. With the GDPR legislation governing how sensitive customer or employee data is stored and shared by a company, it is a valuable tool to have. In March this year, companies gained the power to retain and audit Google Drive files on top of emails and company chat windows.
  • Part of Google's offering to non-education organisations is Mobile Device Management (MDM). If a staff member prefers to do company work on their personal phone, you as the boss would want to make sure that sensitive or private company information isn't hacked or corrupted by an outsider. MDM gives your boss the power to enforce security features such as two-step verification, and remotely wipe or block the employee from accessing work files. With savings on company phones made immediately, MDM proves that security needn't come at a high cost.

With these modern features, the fundamentals remain the same. All of your company data is backed up multiple times, and stored in multiple Google server locations across the world, minimising downtime and cutting the chance of data loss to almost zero.

If you'd like to learn more, or find out how Google's security features can help your organisation, go ahead and contact a Google Specialist.