Understanding Security and Compliance with Box for G Suite

When you use the Box for G Suite integration, files to be processed are cached temporarily on Google servers. For more information on Google's cache/retention period:

Box maintains a platform customers can use in a secure and compliant way.  Box customers are responsible for any third-party services and integrations they use with their Box accounts, including:

  • independently verifying that third-party services such as G Suite meet their HIPAA requirements (security or privacy practices, ensuring contractual requirements are in place via a BAA, and so on)
  • evaluating the functionality of G Suite editors for compliance with all applicable laws, regulations, and standards.

Where are Google files stored? 

Google files you create and edit using the Box for G Suite integration are stored in Box at rest. 


What rules apply?

The Google files stored in Box act as any other Box file would.  That means any security, compliance, or retention policies applied to your Box files also apply to Google files stored in Box. 


Does the Box for G Suite integration work with Box Security Products?

Yes.  Features and functionality of Box security products such as Box ZonesBox Keysafe, and Box Governance apply to Google files stored in Box.



Related Links

Introducing Box for G Suite

Upgrading Your Box for G Suite Integration

Enabling Box for G Suite for your Enterprise

Installing and Enabling G Suite for your Free Personal Box Account

Using Box for G Suite

Using Box Drive for G Suite

Box also connects with the other two major editing suites:

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