Social Media Security

Social Media Security

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Social networks, particularly public ones, have become part of the fabric of how we communicate and collaborate as a society. With value from micro-level personal networking to macro-level outreach, social networking has become pervasive in peoplea€™s lives and is now becoming a significant driving force in business. These new platforms have provided new approaches to many critical enterprise functions, including identifying, communicating, and gathering feedback with customers (e.g., Facebook, Ning); locating expertise (e.g., LinkedIn); providing new communication platforms (e.g., Twitter); and collaborating with a community, small or large (e.g., wikis). However, many organizations have stayed away from potential benefits of social networks because of the significant risks associated with them. This book will help an organization understand the risks present in social networks and provide a framework covering policy, training and technology to address those concerns and mitigate the risks presented to leverage social media in their organization. The book also acknowledges that many organizations have already exposed themselves to more risk than they think from social networking and offers strategies for qdialing it backq to retake control. Defines an organization's goals for social networking Presents the risks present in social networking and how to mitigate them Explains how to maintain continuous social networking securityprivacy settings exposes your information to other Facebook users and makes it available to anyone using a search engine. ... some of the personal information may appear on your profile page and available to anyone who searches for it or looks at your profile. In Chapter 3, we showed you how to lock down personal information on a LinkedIn account, and many of the same ... As wea#39;ll see in the sections that follow, Facebook provides a number of options for securing this information.

Title:Social Media Security
Author:Michael Cross
Publisher:Newnes - 2013-11-01


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