June 28, 2022

What you need to know

  • Google has expanded its Project Shield service to protect the websites of more than 200 Ukrainian government entities, news outlets, and more.
  • Phishing protection from Gmail has been expanded to Goole Docs, Sheets, and Slides.
  • Google has expanded account protection with passwordless login with 2-Step Verification and auto-enrollment.

Security is a major concern for anyone online and at Google I/O 2022, Google has unveiled how it’s making using the web safer for everyone. The company is doing this by making its products more secure by default and even expanding protection for those that need it in Ukraine.

To start out, Google Threat Analysis Group (TAG) has been working to combat current and emerging cyber threats. The group has been cyber activity to help inform Ukraine, neighboring European countries, and others of active threat campaigns in relation to the war. Google has also expanded its Project Shield program to protect the websites of more than 200 Ukrainian government entities, news outlets, and more.