Built to mitigate threats
G Suite security was designed to face unique threats for cloud systems head-on. Businesses, schools and government institutions around the world entrust their data protection to G Suite for advanced security, performance and reliability.
G Suite offers protection with a team of more than 650 full-time professionals, including some of the world’s foremost experts in computer security.
G Suite data centers are built with custom-designed servers that run on a single operating system for security and performance.
G Suite controls its entire hardware stack and servers to allow for rapid threat detection and a quick response if an attack occurs.
Compliance you can trust
G Suite was designed to uphold privacy and security standards based on industry best practices. G Suite delivers strong contractual commitments regarding data ownership, data use, security, transparency and accountability.
Google undergoes independent third-party audits on a regular basis. These auditors examine the controls in data centers, infrastructure and operations. G Suite for Education can be used in compliance with laws and regulations important to schools, and many G Suite services are Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) compliant.
A standardized approach
G Suite has received authorization through the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP), a required cloud security compliance standard for U.S. federal agencies.
Through Insight, G Suite delivers a standardized approach to security, authorization and monitoring with G Suite for nonprofits, government and the Google App Engine.
ISO 27001 certification
G Suite, including G Suite for Education, has achieved ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certification, one of the most widely recognized, internationally accepted independent security standards. G Suite security excels in contributing to the ongoing development and maintenance of a robust Information Security Management System (ISMS).
With G Suite, core customer data that is uploaded or created is encrypted at rest. This encryption happens as it is written to disk — with no action required. Data in transit is encrypted as well, whether it is traveling over the internet between your business and G Suite, or moving within Google.