Dropbox is now using Google Cloud Identity for better security

In a recent interview Quentin Clark, SVP of Engineering, Product and Design at Dropbox said “Businesses today are using multiple tools to protect their content, and we’re making it easier for them to securely deploy Dropbox alongside their existing security standards. As employees work remotely and teams change, businesses will have the peace of mind of knowing their content will always be secure with Dropbox.”

His declarations were based on Dropbox recent global collaboration with Google that will give Dropbox Business customers access to security features they’ve been asking for.
Nowadays such business collaboration has become mainstream across multiple companies, devices, or software. Also protecting content in these new environments is one of the reasons Dropbox Business has been deployed in companies around the world by implementing this new collaboration.

Remember everything can be hacked. In order to stay away from any threats related to the cyber world, we recommend the install of antivirus for Windows or antivirus for Mac on every device that you own, depending on which OS your device is running. If you are a company, it is also recommended to hire every year a specialized cybersecurity company that will run annual tests on your company’s network. These tests include penetration testing and ethical hacking tests;

Dropbox Business is used by more than 300,000 teams today in order to make everything smoother around collaborative work. With integrations among these new partner capabilities, admins can control identity access, govern data, manage devices, and oversee security processes when employees and teams use Dropbox.
To help administrators, even more, Dropbox is partnering with Google Cloud Identity, BetterCloud, Coronet, Proofpoint, and SailPoint.

These integrations will be available by the end of 2018 to help businesses in the following ways:
Google Cloud Identity — manage access to Dropbox Business accounts as employees join, move, or leave an organization.
Single Sign-On (SSO) — users can access their Dropbox accounts using Google login credentials, while staying protected by multi-factor authentication, like the Google Authenticator app or Titan Security Keys.
BetterCloud — companies can develop custom workflows with automated insights, alerts, and actions to govern teams’ usage of Dropbox.
Coronet — offers secure data in Dropbox Business by managing content sharing permissions, potential virus vulnerabilities, and suspicious behavior.
Proofpoint — create data loss prevention policies to manage file content in Dropbox Business.
SailPoint — oversee and streamline who accesses data in Dropbox Business, identifying and monitoring sensitive data, and preventing malicious behavior or data risk due to compromised access to content and files stored in Dropbox.

Meanwhile, users should keep a keen eye out for any cyber attacks. Remember to use an antivirus for Windows or antivirus for Mac in every device that you own, depending on which OS your machine is running, If you are a company we recommend to hire every year a specialized cybersecurity company that will run annual tests on your company’s network, tests like this include: penetration testing and ethical hacking.