Google Paid Out Nearly $3 Million to Security Researchers in 2017

Tech giant Google paid out almost $3 million to security researchers in 2017 as rewards for the vulnerabilities they found in its products and services. Around $1.1 million each was paid for bug reports specific to Google and Android products while Chrome awards accounted for the rest of the Vulnerability Reward Program. Read about the Google […]

New Google study reveals the massive extent of online account hijacking

Even as web giants such as Google Inc. implement increasingly sophisticated security safeguards to protect their users, account hijacking remains a major threat. In a bid to shed more light on the issue, the company on Thursday released a landmark study that breaks down hacker activity by the numbers. Read about the new research by […]

Google Advanced Protection Aims To Safeguard Those Most At Risk From Targeted Attacks

Google has announced a new program for those who are most vulnerable to targeted attacks on via its services. Google says that the Advanced Protection Program is aimed directly at journalists, business leaders, and political campaign teams. Read about the Google’s Advanced Protection which aims to protect those who are most at risk from targeted cyber […]

Google now offers special security program for high-risk users

Today, Google rolled out a new program called Advanced Protection for personal Google accounts, intended to provide much higher account security to users of services like Gmail and Drive who are at a high risk of being targeted by phishers, hackers, and others seeking their personal data. Read about the new Advanced Protection for personal Google […]

Google launching Gmail security tool to protect executives from high-profile attacks

An upcoming security feature for Gmail will use two physical security keys to protect executives and other high-value targets from potential cyberattacks, according to a Friday Bloomberg report. The feature, known as Advanced Protection Program, will likely launch next month, the report said. Read about the Google’s latest Gmail security tool for protecting executives from […]

Google Launches New Website To Help Explain Its GDPR Controls

Google this week released a new site to help its customers and partners better understand the steps the company is taking to comply with the requirements of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Read the steps Google is taking to comply with the requirements of the upcoming European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) […]

Google’s defense in depth

Read  Paul Mah take a look at Google’s cyber defense on Data Center Dynamics : Google need a good security story. It wants users to trust it with their content and their business processes. To do that, its cloud-based services have to do a demonstrably better job than its rivals, and in house security teams. […]

Here are the top 6 ways websites get hacked, according to Google

In 2016, the number of hacked websites rose by 32%, according to a recent blog post from Google. And, unfortunately, the search giant said it believes that number will continue to rise as hackers become more sophisticated. Read about the top six ways in which any website gets hacked according to Google on Tech Republic.

Google Tries To Advance IoT Security With Android Things

Someone might finally have found a way to make the Internet of Things (IoT) less of a threat. Google released a developer preview of Android Things, an Android-based platform, and updated Weave to make it easier for companies to produce and maintain IoT products. Read about the Google’s attempt to advance Internet of Things security […]

Google Inc Personalized Encryption Keys Might Put An End To Cloud Hacking

Google Inc. is now giving enterprise clients the option to encrypt data on cloud services using their own security keys, promising complete user control over the security of entire data on the cloud platform. Leonard Law, product manager at Google, posted the official news announcing the arrival of the beta version of Customer-Supplied Encryption Keys […]