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Showing posts from August, 2020

Improved Google Calendar event creation on the web

A year ago, it was said that upgrades to the event creation flow in Google Calendar on the web. More editable event fields into the pop up dialog, it includes below: Guest permissions - Offer guests permission to access the list of guests, invite others or edit an event. Attachments - Add attachments directly beside the event’s description Calendar preview - Choose a colour of an event, modify alerts, set free / busy and adjust visibility of an event “Find a time” feature in this view is also upgraded, Overlaying calendars of potential guests to help you quickly choose the best time for everyone With these adjustments, you can now add all the relevant information from a single window to your Calendar event without bothering yourself to click on "More options" saving you much more time when scheduling an event. Available to all G Suite customers and this latest creation flow will automatically show up on the web in Calendar.

3 new Google Cloud Armor features to protect websites, apps

  Google recently released three new features to simplify the way you can use Cloud Armor to help protect your websites and applications from exploit attempts as well as distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks. With the seemingly never-ending list of threats, keeping your websites and applications secure is a constant challenge. Over the first half of this year, Google has made several critical features and capabilities generally available for Google Cloud Armor including WAF rules, geo-based access controls, a custom rules language, support for CDN Origins servers and support for hybrid deployment scenarios.  This time around, Google announced:  The beta release of Cloud Armor Managed Protection Plus, a bundle of products and services that helps protect your internet-facing applications for a predictable monthly subscription fee.  Google-curated Named IP Lists available as a beta.  The expansion of Google’s set of pre-configured WAF rules by launching beta rules for Remote File I

Meet in Gmail on mobile now rolling out on iOS

  Users can access secure video meetings instantly from a devoted Meet tab in the iOS mobile Gmail app. This feature will come to Android shortly. Meet in Gmail on smartphone as users upgrade their Gmail application will be ON by default. In their Gmail settings, users can cover up the Meet tab within the Gmail application by deselecting "Show the Meet tab for video calling" under "Meet." Available to all G Suite customers and users with personal accounts. The Meet tab will be permitted in Gmail for users with a G Suite for Education account that is allowed to create Meet video gatherings. G Suite for Education accounts that are unable to create Meet video meetings will not see the Gmail Meet tab, and should use Meet Android or iOS apps instead to join meetings.

10 ways Chrome Enterprise protects employees and businesses

  As organisations increase their productivity through the use of cloud and SaaS apps, managing business risk makes IT security even more vital. They have to guard the organisation against external attacks and internal vulnerabilities while keeping the business moving. According to  PurpleSec’s Cyber Security Statistics for 2019 , malware and web-based attacks are the two most costly attack types and companies spend an average of $2.4 million to ward off these threats. Ransomware attacks are expected to cost an estimated $6 trillion annually by 2021. Every year, Google introduces new security features to ensure that organisations and their employees have the resources to be safer and secure online. Chromebooks adds another layer of security to help IT administrators protect employees from harmful attacks.  Here’s a brief look at how Chrome Enterprise keeps your employees and business protected. Phishing prevention  Safe Browsing  Unidentified dangerous sites can harm devices or cause p

Assignments now generally available for G Suite for Education customers

  We’re making  Assignments  generally available as a  Core Service  for G Suite for Education customers. It was previously  available in beta . Assignments is an add-on for your school’s learning management system (LMS), which simplifies the process of creating and grading coursework with flexible, collaborative, and easy-to-use tools.  You can use G Suite for Education tools to optimize your assignment workflows, including:  Distributing personalized Google Drive templates and worksheets to students  Enabling students to submit Google Drive files as assignments  Analyzing student work for plagiarism and fostering authentic writing with originality reports  Providing feedback and grades which sync to your LMS gradebook  See the Google for Education blog for more information on how Assignments brings the G Suite experience to your LMS.  Getting started  Admins: Assignments works as a Learning Tools Interoperability (LTI) tool integrated within your LMS. It must be installed or configur

Cisco SD-WAN Cloud Hub with Google Cloud perfect for multi-cloud solutions

  Google is expanding its partnership with Cisco to bring the best of both Cisco and Google Cloud technologies together with a new turnkey networking solution: Cisco SD-WAN Cloud Hub with Google Cloud. Enterprises are increasingly adopting hybrid and multi-cloud to deliver the best experiences for their customers. The network is at the foundation of this transformation but is getting exponentially more complex to manage, secure and scale throughout an enterprise footprint that can include multiple clouds, SaaS applications, on-prem locations and geographies. With tighter integrations between Cisco and Google Cloud, this solution will bring an end-to-end network that adapts to application needs and that enables secure and on-demand connectivity from a customer’s branch to the edge of the cloud through Google Cloud’s backbone and to applications running in Google Cloud, a private data centre, another cloud or a SaaS application. Google Cloud provides industry-leading hybrid and multi-clo

Life at Finetech - Episode 6 - Finance Team

Today we are featuring our very own Finance Team, let's go around the Finance Team and see, what they are up to, Sandani Samarawickrama Sandani is a degree holder for Bachelors in Business Administration & she has gained t wo years of past experience as well. She is a product of Ananda Balika and is notable for being the backbone of finance. She plays the role of Assistant Accountant here at Finetech. Sandani is a very helpful character. lets see what sadani says “Finetech is a great place to work. It is something which keeps on changing everyday, so the Finetech family consist of people who are able to get adapted to that change, if not things are going to be a bit harder. When handling finance we should be extremely careful, so we work with a lot of patience. Because one single mistake can make a huge difference. It’s been 2 years since I have joined Finetech, I’m very happy to be here.” Bhagya Hewavita Two years of past experience and has accomplished a Bachelors in Busines