Whitepapers and Guides
As more companies begin using Google Drive (Docs) as their primary cloud file server, they need the ability to identify and protect Personally Identifiable Information (PII) stored and shared in Google Docs.
The following guide will give in-depth steps to identify, classify, and secure PII in Google Drive (Docs) including:
- Credit card numbers
- Social Security numbers
- Phone numbers, addresses, and other sensitive data using custom
regular expressions for pattern matching
“Can I trust the cloud provider to secure and protect my data at least as well as my organization can?”
In the case of the Google Apps – the answer is a clear yes. However, the responsibility of protecting data rests not only with Google, but rather is shared between the application provider and the customer.
In the following whitepaper, we will detail the importance of evaluating the security of Google Apps Marketplace applications and vendors, and will give tools to assess the trustworthiness and security of both.
The launch of Google’s highly anticipated file synchronization tool has generated widespread attention from both businesses considering a switch to Google’s productivity suite, to Google Apps customers trying to understand the security implications of enabling Google Drive.
In this whitepaper, we discuss what Google Drive is, what it means to businesses, and how to secure sensitive corporate data and intellectual property in Google Drive.
While the implementation of Google Apps for K-12 vary from one school to another (some schools organize teachers, staff, and students by Organizational Unit, others use Groups, while still others use separate domains), all schools must comply with regulations like FERPA and CIPA, protecting private student information and ensuring that minors are not exposed to inappropriate content.
The following whitepaper outlines the security processes necessary for K-12 Schools using Google Apps for Education.
Our free whitepaper, “Protecting Your Data In Google Docs: Compliance In The Cloud” highlights key security aspects of your data in Google Apps, the consequences of experiencing loss of control, and steps you can take to adapt your data governance practices to protect your data in the cloud and increase the ROI in Google Apps as you enable a safer and more protected means of collaboration.
This paper will highlight key security aspects of your data in Google Sites, the consequences of ceding control, and steps you can take to adapt your data governance practices to protect your data in the cloud and increase the ROI in Google Sites as you enable a safer and more protected means of collaboration.
This whitepaper discusses FERPA, FISMA, PCI DSS, PCI Compensating Controls, and Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) and Google Docs. For each regulation, we discuss the challenges facing companies storing data in the cloud, and how CloudLock can help.