Google Beefs Up Cloud Security, Data Privacy Tools (PCMag)


Google has unveiled a slew of new business-focused data privacy and threat protection offerings, bolstering its cybersecurity arsenal in the never-ending war to stay ahead of attackers.

The tech giant’s latest security enhancements are focused on Google Cloud Platform and G Suite. Google announced a new Cloud Security Command Center for enterprises, virtual private cloud (VPC) service controls for increased data privacy, and Access Transparency Logs to give organizations an immutable audit trail of what’s happening to their data. Google’s ongoing machine learning advancements made an appearance as well in the more than 20 updates announced for G Suite, including new default-on phishing protections powered by ML.