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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


This chapter laid bare the security tooling infrastructure with Google Workspace and how it empowers administrators with improved auditability and observability functions. We started by looking at the security center, which offers a comprehensive single-pane view of all things security. We deep-dived into the security health checklist, which is the one-stop shop for all security-related events. The security dashboard allows administrators to slice and dice data and look at events, both past and present, and be able to find patterns.

DLP gave a glimpse of what the future of preventing data leaks could look like. With powerful detections built into it, which are augmented by custom detectors, DLP leads the way in improving the security posture for organizations.

We moved on from DLP to look at segregating data by geographic regions for compliance needs. Google's global infrastructure makes this easy and enables it with the click of a button. Endpoint management offers...