Blog Posts Tagged with "Social Media"
May 07, 2013 Added by:Rick Comeau
While some of the cyber attacks making news lately are the result of sophisticated methods, many are not: they often take advantage of a lack of basic security protections. Let’s take a look at seven “sins” that organizations and users are committing that are leaving them vulnerable.
January 23, 2013 Added by:Allan Pratt, MBA
It is our responsibility, each and every one of us, to protect our data and our digital footprints, so here are five easy ways to recognize this annual event. But in order to be safe online on a regular basis, practice these activities on a monthly as opposed to annual basis...
January 20, 2013 Added by:Electronic Frontier Foundation
Since Facebook removed the ability to remove yourself from search results altogether, we've put together a quick how-to guide to help you take control over what is featured on your Facebook profile and on Graph Search results...
December 03, 2012 Added by:Joel Harding
I worked for one company who wanted to get information out quickly to all their stakeholders. The problem was the company was mired in an unhealthy aversion to risk. Their mind-set was avoidance, whereas industry transitioned to risk mitigation. That company is doomed to fail...
October 21, 2012 Added by:Robert Siciliano
For more than a decade, cyber criminals have launched countless attacks on banks’ online infrastructure, successfully one-upping security professionals and their clients by creating viruses that bypass existing security measures. In response, computer security companies have continuously updated their technologies...
October 17, 2012 Added by:David Navetta
One should assume that any information purportedly protected by privacy settings could still be viewed by strangers. And t is difficult to authenticate “friends” on a social network – they may be impersonators looking to scrape sensitive information from the ”private” online posts...
October 14, 2012 Added by:Don Eijndhoven
Is some creative type with a long exposure to really unconventional warfare getting his cues from a government with a score to settle, and deep pockets to fund the whole thing? It’s a scary thought. If used properly, Social Media might very well be the most refined weapon for asymmetric warfare to date...
October 10, 2012 Added by:Rebecca Herold
Every day I see yet another situation where employees misused, abused or otherwise accused social media sites to the chagrin of their employers. Businesses need to make a coordinated effort, using a combination of policies, training and technology to mitigate the risks of workers using social media sites...
October 09, 2012 Added by:Online Privacy Foundation
The Online Privacy Foundation (OPF) encourages people to get online and consider all the great things social networking sites could do for them. But the evidence is growing that we need to think harder about how we share information online and question how that information is used...
October 03, 2012 Added by:Ben Rothke
Social media makes it easy for organizations to find and retain customers and increase sales, amongst many other benefits. At the same time, it can expose an organization to significant and highly-expensive legal risks and issues, and find themselves at the receiving end of a subpoena...
September 26, 2012 Added by:Brent Huston
One of the most difficult tasks for an organization is conveying the importance of discretion for employees who use social media. Not only are organizations at risk from having their networks attacked, but they must protect their reputation and proprietary ideas...
September 16, 2012 Added by:Ben Rothke
In the new world of social media and Web 3.0, which is claiming to revolutionize communication and interactions, history is repeating itself. Web 3.0 is turning into an Orwellian infrastructure where the ruling party wields total power over the inhabitants...
September 13, 2012 Added by:Tripwire Inc
The Internet is chock full of databases that map UDIDs to usernames, activities, location data, game scores, ad clicks as well as Facebook and other social media profiles. Even if you deleted an application from your phone the data can still persist in the Cloud...
September 06, 2012 Added by:Pierluigi Paganini
With 556 million of victims per year, 2 of 3 adults have been victims of online crime in their lifetime, with a total economic loss of 110 Billion and an average cost per victim of $197. The trend demonstrates the need to put in place a massive awareness campaign...
August 29, 2012 Added by:Danny Lieberman
As social media becomes part of the continuum of interaction in the physical and virtual worlds, privacy becomes an issue of discretionary disclosure control. Online privacy and patient privacy will evolve into a market for products and services with stratified pricing, packaging and product positioning...
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