When it comes to security, people can be your best line of defense, or your biggest weakness. Here’s how to use your G Suite Admin Console to ensure that your team is protected, and that security policies are people-friendly (read: not overly strict). For more information on these best practices, download The Blissfully G Suite Admin Guide.

1. Multi-factor Authentication

  • From the G Suite Admin Console Dashboard, select Security
  • Click on “Basic Settings”
  • Scroll to the Two-Step Verification setting
  • Click “Allow users to turn on 2-step verification”
  • Click “Save Changes”

2. Team Drives

  • From the G Suite Admin Console Dashboard, select Security
  • Click on “Basic Settings”
  • Scroll to the Two-Step Verification setting
  • Click “Allow users to turn on 2-step verification”
  • Click “Save Changes”

3. Google Identity / Single-Sign On

  • Ask employees to use Google Sign-In with any third-party SaaS apps
  • To view, go to the “Reporting” menu in Google Admin Console
  • Click “Audit Report”
  • Click “Token”
  • Review for unknown apps with key permissions
  • Export report

4. App & File Sharing Activity Reports

  • From the G Suite Admin Console homepage, visit “Reports”
  • To see reports you may need to click on “More” at the bottom of the homepage
  • On the left, go to “Reports”
    • Click “Users”
    • Click “Apps Usage Activity”
    • Click “File Sharing Activity”

5. Ongoing Monitoring and Maintenance

  • This can be tedious within G Suite. Blissfully lets you easily view your G Suite authentications and permissions in one step:

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