Weekly Roundup Jan. 23rd 2018

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Here are the fresh stories about product updates.

New to Asana, you can now use custom fields on tasks in your boards projects. Quickly scan your project so you can see where work stands, find what needs your attention, and make sure nothing falls through the cracks.

AWS Auto Scaling ensures your applications always have the right resources at the right time, at no additional charge. Get recommendations that allow you to optimize performance, costs, or balance between them.

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A new Adobe Creative Cloud integration allows users to see a quick preview Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator files stored in Dropbox. Additionally, users can also see a quick preview of files created in XD—Adobe’s latest solution for designing, prototyping, and sharing user experiences.

Whereas the existing EU Data Protection Directive is more concerned with the location of the processing, GDPR will apply to organizations based outside the EU that offer goods and services to, or monitor the behavior of, EU-based individuals.

The deadline for Google’s legacy desktop sync has been extended from March to May. Enterprise organizations still using Drive for Mac/PC are encouraged to transition to Drive File Stream. For non-G Suite users, they recommend Backup and Sync. For more information, check out this Help Center guide.

Introducing the security center for G Suite, a tool that brings together security analytics, actionable insights and best practice recommendations from Google to empower you to protect your organization, data and users.

G Suite is launching a new side navigation menu designed to make it easier to see, find, and directly navigate to the information and settings in your Admin console.

Update management lets you quickly assess the status of available updates, schedule installation of required updates, and review deployment results to verify updates that apply successfully. This is possible whether your machines are Azure VMs, hosted by other cloud providers, or on premise.

This tutorial shows how to manage secure storage options. Local Storage is a JavaScript API technically known as localStorage that arrived with HTML5. It allows you to store information on a user’s browser quickly and easily – but is it secure?

A new integration between the Okta Identity Cloud and ServiceNow Security Operations helps customers quickly identify and better address potential security threats, while saving security teams time and reducing overall business risk.

Salesforce has four security tips for the New Year: lockdown logins, become educated about phishing emails, update your security controls, & become a security champion at your company. What’s your digital resolution?

In an agile workplace, the role of IT fundamentally changes, they work with the business closely to bring the product to market. Progressive technology leaders are excited about moving to a product delivery model, here’s why:

Salesforce has built a “powerful, flexible set of capabilities into the Salesforce platform we call the Lightning Data Engine. It uses sophisticated matching algorithms and machine learning to make it easy to implement and deliver strategic data and insights from trusted, third-party sources.” The following apps are already available…

On Slack, you can now use private shared channels for conversations with your partners that may be more sensitive or include classified information. Like with regular private channels, members will need to be invited to view or join a private shared channel, and content won’t be surfaced in search results to non-members.

Julien Denaes