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Why is Social Networking the Number One Online Activity in the U.S.? - Business 2 Community

Why is Social Networking the Number One Online Activity in the U.S.? - Business 2 Community | Information Security Education | Scoop.it
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Social networking security breaches - HR Future: South Africa's Leading Print, Digital and Online Human Strategy Magazine

Social networking security breaches - HR Future: South Africa's Leading Print, Digital and Online Human Strategy Magazine | Information Security Education | Scoop.it
There are risks to engaging social networks.
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Facebook Has a Quarter of a Trillion User Photos

Facebook Has a Quarter of a Trillion User Photos | Information Security Education | Scoop.it
Facebook users have uploaded more than 250 billion photos to the site, and currently average 350 million uploads per day.
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Social Media: Ownership Disputes

Social Media: Ownership Disputes | Information Security Education | Scoop.it
As organizations use social media to grow their online presence, questions of ownership become an increasing concern, says Alan Brill of Kroll, who advises
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» What you’re really giving away on social media Dynamic Business

» What you’re really giving away on social media Dynamic Business | Information Security Education | Scoop.it
What you’re really giving away on social media
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Facebook security breach shared on Mark Zuckerberg's wall

Facebook security breach shared on Mark Zuckerberg's wall | Information Security Education | Scoop.it
A Palestinian IT expert has exposed a Facebook security flaw by posting an alert on site creator Mark Zuckerbergs wall.
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We Got Hacked! Social Media’s Security Issue…or PR Stunt? - Business 2 Community

We Got Hacked! Social Media’s Security Issue…or PR Stunt? - Business 2 Community | Information Security Education | Scoop.it
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Cyber security startup Riskive nears first round of fundraising - Washington Business Journal

Cyber security startup Riskive nears first round of fundraising - Washington Business Journal | Information Security Education | Scoop.it
Baltimore cyber security startup Riskive plans to close its first round of fundraising...
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Social media, cyber security and the threat to shipping

Social media, cyber security and the threat to shipping | Information Security Education | Scoop.it
<p>The latest technical innovation causing a headache for the shipping industry is social media, and according to many its impact on shipping co...
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Smile! Hackers Can Silently Access Your Webcam Right Through The Browser (Again) | TechCrunch

Smile! Hackers Can Silently Access Your Webcam Right Through The Browser (Again) | TechCrunch | Information Security Education | Scoop.it
You know those people who put tape over their laptop's webcam to keep digital peeping toms at bay? They're not crazy.
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Mark Laird MSc's comment, December 1, 2013 2:09 PM
as part of our network security MSc research we did this to a lab laptop in about 4 minutes.
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FireEye: Malware attribution not key in cybercrime fight | ZDNet

FireEye: Malware attribution not key in cybercrime fight | ZDNet | Information Security Education | Scoop.it
The industry places too much emphasis on finding out the source of cyberattacks, which does little to improve the state of security. Instead resources should be invested in security innovation around mobile, social media and cloud.
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LinkedIn flips the two-factor authentication switch

LinkedIn flips the two-factor authentication switch | Information Security Education | Scoop.it
Just in time for the one-year anniversary of getting its socks knocked off in an attack that saw 6.5 million passwords swiped. Thanks: that's a good anniversary gift, LinkedIn.
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US regulators looking at social media security

US regulators looking at social media security | Information Security Education | Scoop.it
A week after hackers broke into The Associated Press' Twitter feed and roiled financial markets, federal regulators say they need to find ways to deal with the impact of social media.
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Why we share personal info in risky ways

Why we share personal info in risky ways | Information Security Education | Scoop.it
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Don't let Facebook's single sign-on expose your awkward moments

Don't let Facebook's single sign-on expose your awkward moments | Information Security Education | Scoop.it
Sites and apps are adding the ability to sign in through social media, but people should be wary of sharing their private lives,
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Facebook's Swings And Roundabouts

This week we've seen Facebook get security right and wrong, says Sean Michael Kerner
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Social networks are useful in understanding security risks: Gartner

Keeping people from social media is like keeping people from breathing, according to Gartner research director, Rob McMillan.
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Facebook says locations attached to user photos are not shared

Facebook says locations attached to user photos are not shared | Information Security Education | Scoop.it
On Wednesday, August 14, at around 8 p.m. Pacific Standard Time, Facebook Security posted an update reassuring users that location information attached to photo
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CIO council outlines privacy implications of social media use for situational awareness, operations

CIO council outlines privacy implications of social media use for situational awareness, operations | Information Security Education | Scoop.it
Beyond simply broadcasting information or promoting their mission, agencies can use social media for situational awareness and for mission operations, but there are privacy issues agencies must consider, says the Federal Chief Information Officers...
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Air Force updates social media guide for airmen

In one day on the Internet, 394 billion emails are sent, 175 million people visit Facebook, 40 million people visit Twitter, 250 million photos are uploaded and 2 million blog posts are written on average, according to a new U.S.
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Facebook Security Bug Leaks Contact Information Of 6 Mln Users

Facebook Security Bug Leaks Contact Information Of 6 Mln Users | Information Security Education | Scoop.it
(RTTNews.com) - Social networking giant, Facebook, Inc(FB), Friday reported a security bug that negligently exposed personal account information of.
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Social Media & Emerging Employer Issues: Are You Protected? | The National Law Review

Social Media & Emerging Employer Issues: Are You Protected? | The National Law Review | Information Security Education | Scoop.it
On June 13, 2013, Business First of Louisville and McBrayer hosted the second annual Social Media Seminar. The seminar's precedent, Social Media: Strategy and Implementation, was offered in 2012 and was hugely successful.
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The rise of the Koobface social networking worm

The rise of the Koobface social networking worm | Information Security Education | Scoop.it
A new McAfee Labs report shows a significant spike in instances of the Koobface social networking worm and a dramatic increase in spam. McAf...
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Onsite Coverage: New Times, New Security Threats

Onsite Coverage: New Times, New Security Threats | Information Security Education | Scoop.it
LAS VEGAS — Employee social media policy just the start for securing the enterprise, credit union security conference told.
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Infosecurity - Experian tackles social media risk

Global financial information company and credit score keeper Experian has implemented new security controls to drive cyber-risk out of its social media activities, in an effort to safeguard consumer information.
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