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Google Workspace User Guide

By : Balaji Iyer
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Google Workspace User Guide

By: Balaji Iyer

Overview of this book

Google Workspace has evolved from individual Google services to a suite of apps that improve productivity and promote efficient collaboration in an enterprise organization. This book takes you through the evolution of Google Workspace, features included in each Workspace edition, and various core services, such as Cloud Identity, Gmail, and Calendar. You’ll explore the functionality of each configuration, which will help you make informed decisions for your organization. Later chapters will show you how to implement security configurations that are available at different layers of Workspace and also how Workspace meets essential enterprise compliance needs. You’ll gain a high-level overview of the core services available in Google Workspace, including Google Apps Script, AppSheet, and Google Cloud Platform. Finally, you’ll explore the different tools Google offers when you’re adopting Google Cloud and migrating your data from legacy mail servers or on-premises applications over to cloud servers. By the end of this Google Workspace book, you’ll be able to successfully deploy Google Workspace, configure users, and migrate data, thereby helping with cloud adoption.
Table of Contents (14 chapters)
Part 1: Getting Started – Google Workspace
Part 2: Data Security
Part 3: Data Integrations
Chapter 6: Designing Custom Applications
Part 4: Migrating Data

Google Workspace security center

The Google Workspace security center is a unified security dashboard that provides actionable security insights such as external file sharing, visibility into spam and malware threats, and metrics about security effectiveness in a single comprehensive interface. The security center also provides security health recommendations that, when acted upon, improve the security posture and keep users, systems, and data safe.


The security center dashboard is only available with the Enterprise edition, Education Standard, and Plus licenses.

Administrators and operational teams receive thousands of alerts and emails every day. Many of them may not be actionable; however, it would be too risky to dismiss them as just noise. How can the signal versus noise ratio be improved so that only actionable alerts surface to the top? Could the monitoring system have the intelligence to apply correlation and understand the type of events and notify only...