Google rolls out Web Risk API in beta to help businesses protect their users

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Google Cloud on Wednesday announced expanded security capabilities, for both Google Cloud Platform customers and for enterprises that aren’t using GCP. With the beta release of Google’s new Web Risk API, organizations can tap into Google’s lists of unsafe web resources to help protect their own users on the web. 

The Web Risk API helps an organization identify known bad sites, helps to warn users before they click bad links on an organization’s site, and it helps prevent users from posting links to known malicious pages.

The API uses the same technology that powers the Google Safe Browsing protections that work across Google products. Google checks billions of URLs each day to maintain its lists


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