Google seems to consistently add new features to make their service more appealing for governments. Between the FISMA certification, Transparency Report, added features and a two step verification login process, they seem to be working towards satisfying all types of cautious government sectors.
However, I recently had a discussion with a customer of mine who said that his company didn’t even allow them to have access to google.com! I found this quite surprising. He said while him and his co-workers were very frustrated, they got their paychecks from the company so couldn’t complain too much about it. I’m guessing many other companies go through this same issue, they feel afraid to speak out about security issues for fear of compromising their care for the company’s infrastructure and also for wanting a paycheck every week.
Does your agency allow you access to any of Google’s services? Are they considering moving to GApps or already using it?
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