Google: Security Mishaps and User Trust

    Date19 Oct 2006
    CategoryPrivacy
    5226
    Posted ByBenjamin D. Thomas
    Google is pushing full steam ahead with their office strategy, and their hope is to convince a lot of individuals and businesses to trust Google enough to store their documents on Google's servers instead of their own computers, or servers under their control.

    The fact that unauthorized document access is a simple password guess or government "request" away already works against them. But the steady stream of minor security incidents we've seen (many very recently) can also hurt Google in the long run. Running applications for businesses is serious stuff, and Google needs to be diligent about security.

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