Safety & Security

  • Manage access to third-party apps with new G Suite security controls

    … Protecting your organization’s most sensitive data and assets is a constant challenge. G Suite helps protect your data in a number of ways: thwarting attackers with advanced phishing detection through machine learning, mandating strong authentication with security key enforcement and preventing data leakage through tools such as DLP. Today…

    The Official Google Blog- 19 readers -
  • “Be Internet Awesome”: Helping kids make smart decisions online

    … learn how to be smart, positive and kind online, just like we teach them to be offline. It's something we all need to reinforce together. With school out and summer break giving kids more time to spend on the Internet, it’s a great time to introduce Be Internet Awesome: a new way to encourage digital safety and citizenship. Developed…

    The Official Google Blog- 25 readers -
  • Chrome: secure by default, for everyone

    … You shouldn’t need to be a security expert to browse the web, which is why we built Chrome to be secure by default, and easy to use safely by everyone. Chrome protects our users from malicious webpages by showing warnings more than 250 million times each month before users reach dangerous sites. We have also given more than $3.5 million…

    The Official Google Blog- 30 readers -
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  • Chrome: secure by default, for everyone

    … You shouldn’t need to be a security expert to browse the web, which is why we built Chrome to be secure by default, and easy to use safely by everyone. Chrome protects our users from malicious webpages by showing warnings more than 250 million times each month before users reach dangerous sites. We have also given more than $3.5 million…

    The Official Google Blog- 21 readers -
  • How we stop fraudulent apps from holding you ransom

    … Recently we shared our 2016 Android Security Year in Review, which looks at how we protect Android users and their data. Today, we're taking a closer look at how we shield people from a rare—but particularly disruptive—potentially harmful app (PHA) known as ransomware. We’ve long had protections from ransomware in Android, and we added new ones…

    The Official Google Blogin How To's- 25 readers -
  • Improve your nonprofit’s account security with 2-step verification

    … While online accounts allow nonprofits to easily communicate with partners, volunteers and donors across the world, this shared network can also leave your account vulnerable to intruders. As your nonprofit continues to grow its online presence, it’s crucial to keep confidential information (e.g., finances or donor’s information) safe. While…

    The Official Google Blog- 24 readers -
  • Improve your nonprofit’s account security with 2-step verification

    … passwords have historically been the sole guardian for online account access, research from Google has shown that many passwords and security questions can easily be guessed. That's why we strongly recommend that all nonprofits using GSuite for Nonprofits, or Google products like Gmail, use 2-Step Verification (2SV) as an additional protection…

    The Official Google Blog- 23 readers -
  • Shielding you from Potentially Harmful Applications

    … Earlier this month, we shared an overview of the ways we keep you safe, on Google and on the web, more broadly. Today, we wanted to specifically focus on one element of Android security—Potentially Harmful Applications—highlighting fraudsters’ common tactics, and how we shield you from these threats. “Potentially Harmful Applications…

    The Official Google Blog- 18 readers -
  • Shielding you from Potentially Harmful Applications

    … Earlier this month, we shared an overview of the ways we keep you safe, on Google and on the web, more broadly. Today, we wanted to specifically focus on one element of Android security—Potentially Harmful Applications—highlighting fraudsters’ common tactics, and how we shield you from these threats. “Potentially Harmful Applications…

    The Official Google Blog- 24 readers -
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