New privacy certifications for Google Apps
Today Google announced that Google Apps for Work has adopted the ISO 27018 cloud privacy standard. ISO/IEC 27018:2014 establishes commonly accepted control objectives, controls and guidelines for implementing measures to protect Personally Identifiable Information (PII) in a public cloud computing environment.
Among the certifications that Google Apps for Work, Google Drive for Work
(Google Apps Unlimited) and Google Apps for Education have now achieved
are ISO 27001, ISO 27018, SOC 2 and SOC 3.
Google has also introduced security innovations like encryption by default, two-step verification, security keys and a security checkup to protect your data. These features underscore their commitment to data protection as outlined in the Google Apps data processing amendment.
Cloud computing is relatively new. There are many misconceptions. We've helped hundreds of companies move to the Cloud. Each and every time they've improved their security exponentially. The Cloud democratized technology. Every company has a right to privacy. Every company has a right to excellent security. The cloud delivers much more than great apps!