Malware, phishing, and ransomware are all on the rise, and educational institutions are among the most-targeted organizations for ransomware. Google Workspace for Education provides a range of tools and features that can help prevent and mitigate these types of threats.

In this lesson, you are going to explore how the premium features included in the paid editions of Google Workspace for Education can help you prevent and mitigate cybersecurity threats. You will learn about how Gmail automatically protects your incoming mail against spam, phishing attempts, and malware. Additionally, you will learn how to add an extra layer of security by enabling Gmail to scan attachments in a virtual environment called Security Sandbox, which protects against ransomware and previously unknown exploits.