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Google is committed to be the best possible place for sustainable digital transformation for European organizations. Our Cloud on Europe’s terms initiative works to meet regional requirements for security, privacy, and digital sovereignty, without compromising on functionality or innovation. In support of this initiative, we are making our annual declaration of adherence to two important …

Managed Service for Microsoft Active Directory (Managed Microsoft AD) is a Google Cloud service that offers highly available, hardened Microsoft Active Directory running on Windows virtual machines. We recently added on-demand backup and schema extension capabilities that can help Google Cloud users more easily and effectively manage AD tasks. Managed Microsoft AD is a fully …

Security is often seen as a zero-sum game between “go fast” or “stay secure.” We would like to challenge this school of thought and introduce a framework to change that paradigm to a “win-win game,” so you can do both—“go fast” and “stay secure.” Historically, application security tools have been implemented much like a gate …

Today we are pleased to announce that Cloud Certificate Manager is now in general availability. Cloud Certificate Manager enables our users to acquire, manage, and deploy public Transport Layer Security (TLS) certificates at scale for use with your Google Cloud workloads. TLS certificates are required to secure browser connections and transactions. Cloud Certificate Manager supports …

The most common misconceptions I’ve come across involve security, flexibility, and central management. Here, I debunk these sudo myths. Whether attending conferences or reading blogs, I often hear several misconceptions about sudo. Most of these misconceptions focus on security, flexibility, and central management. In this article, I will debunk some of these myths. Many misconceptions …

Many security leaders head into the cloud armed mostly with tools, practices, skills and ultimately the mental models for how security works that were developed on premise. This leads to cost and efficiency problems that can be solved by mapping their existing mental models to those of the cloud. When it comes to understanding the …

Every student and educator deserves access to learning tools that are private and secure. Google Workspace for Education and Chromebooks have positively transformed teaching and learning, while creating safe learning environments for more than 170 million students and educators around the world. Our education products are built with data protection at their core, enabling school …

Diagnosing and treating chronic pain can be complex, difficult, and full of uncertainties for a patient and their treating physician. Depending on the condition of the patient and the knowledge of the physician, making the correct diagnosis takes time, and experimenting with different treatments might be required. This trial-and-error process can leave the patient in …

If you’re new to Security Talks, you should know that this program is part of an ongoing series where we bring together experts from the Google Cloud security team, including the Google Cybersecurity Action Team and Office of the CISO, and the greater industry to share information on our latest security products, innovations, and best …

“Ninety percent of all data today was created in the last two years—that’s 2.5 quintillion bytes of data per day,” according to business data analytics company Domo. That would be a mind-bending statistic, except that it’s already five years old. As data usage has undergone drastic expansion and changes in the past five years, so …