There is a new Google Drive security update that you may have seen a pop up notification for in your personal or work Drive account. The update affects documents you have shared through a link, where anyone can view the document if they have the link (not just the person you sent the link to). This is the option (shown below) that says “Anyone on the internet with this link can view” when you go to share a document with someone. This is also known as a “public” link.
While you may think these links are secure in that unless the person you shared the link with shares the link with someone else, no one can get into the document, there have been instances where unrelated anonymous people have gotten access to files by guessing the link. To combat the problem and make the links more secure, Google is adding a resource key to all shared links.
This means that some of the links you’ve shared with people that were “public” will now no longer...
Hi everyone, I wanted to highlight this useful free tool created by our partner GAT Labs that my team and I have been using. It has worked really well for us and hopefully you’ll find it useful for your team too.
As many of us work from home, it can feel like we are in more meetings than we ever were at the office. Pleasantries can extend to 10min in every meeting, then when you get to the discussion topic, someone derails the meeting by bringing up a side topic that is important but not always pertinent to the discussion. You find yourself wishing no one had anything to share just so you can get out of the meeting faster and back to doing your work so you don’t have to work past 5pm again.
Whether you’re an owner or employee, TIM - an Online Meetings Timer, may be the helpful tool you’ve been looking for to manage your meeting time better.
TIM is a free Chrome Extension that you can add to your Chrome browser to...