Protecting your privacy
starts with the world’s
most advanced security.
All Google products are continuously protected by one of the world’s most advanced security infrastructures. This built-in security automatically detects and prevents online threats, so you can be confident that your private information is safe.
Encryption keeps data private and secure while in transit
Encryption brings a higher level of security and privacy to our services. When you send an email, share a video, visit a website or store your photos, the data that you create moves between your device, Google services and our data centres. We protect this data with multiple layers of security, including leading encryption technology such as HTTPS and Transport Layer Security.
Proactive security alerts help protect your private information
We’ll proactively notify you if we detect something that we think you should know about, like a suspicious login or a malicious website, file or app, and we’ll provide guidance to help you strengthen your security. For example, on Gmail, we’ll warn you before you download an attachment that could put your security at risk or if someone logs in to your account from a device not associated with you. When we detect something suspicious in your account, we’ll send a notification to your inbox or phone so that you can protect your account with one click.
Blocking bad ads
Blocking malicious and misleading ads before they get to you
Your online experience can be affected and your security compromised by ads that carry malware, cover the content that you are trying to see, promote fake products or otherwise violate our advertising policies. We take this problem very seriously. Every year we block billions of bad ads – on average, 100 per second – through a combination of live reviewers and sophisticated software. We also give you tools to report offensive ads and control what types of ads you see. And we actively publish our insights and best practices to help make the Internet safer for all.
Our cloud infrastructure protects data 24/7
From custom-designed data centres to private undersea cables that transfer data between continents, we operate one of the world’s most secure and reliable cloud infrastructures. It’s continuously monitored to protect your data and keep it available. And in the event of a disruption, platform services can be automatically and instantly shifted from one facility to another so that they can continue without interruption.
Safer sign in for all of your online accounts
Online accounts provide valuable, personalised services, but signing into them also presents today’s most prominent security risk. Every day, millions of passwords are exposed in data breaches, which can put your private information at risk.
Our built-in authentication tools and services are designed to help you quickly and securely sign in to the apps and services you love.
that you use every day.
Gmail protects you from suspicious
emails and alerts you to risksMany malware and phishing attacks start with an email. Gmail protects you from spam, phishing and malware better than any other email service. Using machine learning and artificial intelligence, Gmail analyses patterns in billions of messages to identify characteristics of emails that users marked as spam, and uses those markers to block 99.9% of suspicious or dangerous emails before they ever reach you.Learn more about phishing protections
Automatic Chrome updates protect you
from malware and deceptive sitesSecurity technologies are always changing, so Chrome regularly checks to make sure that the version of the browser that you’re using is up to date. This includes the latest security fixes and protections from malware and deceptive sites. And it can update automatically, so staying protected by the latest Chrome security technology is easy.Learn more about Chrome updates
Keeping your Android device, apps
and data safe with Google Play ProtectGoogle Play Protect is built into your Android device and continuously works behind the scenes to keep your device, data and apps safe. Every day, we automatically scan the apps on Android phones and work to prevent harmful apps from ever reaching them, making Google Play Protect the most widely deployed mobile threat protection service in the world.Learn more about Google Play Protect
keep you safer online.