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Google Arms Gmail Security with Machine Learning
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JulietteRizkallah
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6/6/2017 | 4:04:48 PM
New attack vector is unstructured data
This is welcome news from Google as we will see an increasing amount of breaches through emails which carry many sensitive unstructured data ( think board presentations attached to a gmail account of a Board member).
BPID Security
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BPID Security,
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6/1/2017 | 12:38:34 PM
Privacy v. some benefit?
It seems that Google is reading my mail and this is supposed to be a good thing?

If the government read your mail to keep you from getting "junk mail" you would be up in arms. but because it is Google and people do not take the time to learn their tech then it's OK for them to filter based on content.

The fact that Gmail publically states they read your mail, regardless of the benefit (protecting people from their own stupidity) in not a reason to rejoice.

Here is a heuristic tip you can include in your own filtering: "read the fine print". you'll make better decisions than a computer.

 


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