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Press Release: Gartner: Fewer Than 30 Percent of Large Organisations Will Block Social Media by 2014

Press Release: Gartner: Fewer Than 30 Percent of Large Organisations Will Block Social Media by 2014 | IT security & the usage of social media tools at work | Scoop.it

Fewer than 30 percent of
large organisations will block employee access to social media sites by 2014,
compared with 50 percent in 2010, according to Gartner, Inc.

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Social media increases risk of ID theft: Rutland Herald Online

We’ve become a society that shares too much of our personal information — and all that voluntary transparency makes us vulnerable to crooks.

 

Take the quiz yourself. Go to www.idsafety.net/quiz.php.

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Social Media and the Workplace | Security Management

Social Media and the Workplace | Security Management | IT security & the usage of social media tools at work | Scoop.it

As companies wake up to the incredible marketing power of social media, they are also running headlong into a variety of legal concerns related to just how much power they have—or don’t have—over what their employees post on social media sites.

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Identity Theft Rising; Users of Social Media Most at Risk - OhMyGov News

Identity Theft Rising; Users of Social Media Most at Risk - OhMyGov News | IT security & the usage of social media tools at work | Scoop.it
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Managing Passwords for Social Media Security | Blog Godown

Managing Passwords for Social Media Security | Blog Godown | IT security & the usage of social media tools at work | Scoop.it
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CERT.be / DNS-OK

CERT.be / DNS-OK | IT security & the usage of social media tools at work | Scoop.it

Check if you have been infected by DNS Changer (Virus Day: 07/03/2012)

 

The tools (FR or NL) is delivered by CERT.be

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Social Media Survey: Privacy, Security Concerns Persist - The BrainYard - InformationWeek

Social Media Survey: Privacy, Security Concerns Persist - The BrainYard - InformationWeek | IT security & the usage of social media tools at work | Scoop.it
Facebook and other social networking sites don't do enough to protect privacy, say users.
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Top 5 Threats To Corporate Social Media Security

Top 5 Threats To Corporate Social Media Security | IT security & the usage of social media tools at work | Scoop.it
If the consequences of social media are keeping you up at night, this article is for you. It’s understood that not participating in social media means being left out of the conversation but what exactly are you opening yourself up to when you do?
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Social Media: A Risky Reality

Social Media: A Risky Reality | IT security & the usage of social media tools at work | Scoop.it
Consumer behavior is the biggest concern when it comes to online risks posed by social media. But Bill Wansley of Booz Allen Hamilton says financial institutions can manage those risks. What steps does he recommend for 2012?
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CEGOS publie une étude sur l’usage des réseaux sociaux dans les entreprises • Media Aces – Médias sociaux et entreprise

How staff uses social media in their company ... (text in French only)

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Going-social-how-business-are-making-the-most-of-social-media.pdf

« Going Social : How businesses are making the most of social media. »  - by KPMG (study based on the answers from 1850 manager and 2000 employees from 10 countries)

 

 

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Mitigating risks to your business in an era of social networking | Smart Business

Mitigating risks to your business in an era of social networking | Smart Business | IT security & the usage of social media tools at work | Scoop.it
Mitigating risks to your business in an era of social networking - Paul Feather and Jim Stempak, Crowe Horwath LLP...
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Facebook Privacy: 10 Simple Tips to Security on the Social Network

Facebook Privacy: 10 Simple Tips to Security on the Social Network | IT security & the usage of social media tools at work | Scoop.it
Sharing your thoughts and activities on Facebook in and of of itself is not necessarily a problem. The problem comes when users forget that everyone in their social network is reading their posts.
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The Biggest Social Media Risk: Not Paying Attention to Social Media | Business Finance

Many companies aren't aware of what corporate information is being shared via social networks.
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Social Media Security: Strict Privacy Settings Are the Norm, Regardless of Age

Social Media Security: Strict Privacy Settings Are the Norm, Regardless of Age | IT security & the usage of social media tools at work | Scoop.it
Strict privacy settings are now the norm for social media users, regardless of age.That's just one of the results from an online sample of 1,021 Internet...
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In This Age Of Technology And Social Media, Anything You Place On The Internet Can Kill Your Case In No Time. Attorney Patrick J. Best Writes New Report - MHK Attorneys

In This Age Of Technology And Social Media, Anything You Place On The Internet Can Kill Your Case In No Time. Attorney Patrick J. Best Writes New Report - MHK Attorneys | IT security & the usage of social media tools at work | Scoop.it
Because sharing information is a natural tendency, Stroudsburg divorce lawyer, Patrick J. Best, writes new report to inform clients how to best protect themselves from the effects of Social Media on their case.
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Infographic: Social media privacy | TechRepublic

Infographic: Social media privacy | TechRepublic | IT security & the usage of social media tools at work | Scoop.it
This infographic illustrates the general feelings that users have about their online privacy expectations in regards to participating in social media.
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How to Secure Your Facebook Business Page - eSecurity Planet

How to Secure Your Facebook Business Page - eSecurity Planet | IT security & the usage of social media tools at work | Scoop.it
Could your company's Facebook Page be easily hacked? We cover the key steps to maintaining a secure social media presence for your business or organization on Facebook.
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Bitdefender Safego - Anti-scam protection for you and your friends

Bitdefender Safego - Anti-scam protection for you and your friends | IT security & the usage of social media tools at work | Scoop.it

Interesting tool ...

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Employee Social Media Access at Work Challenges the Security Pros | SYS-CON MEDIA

As beneficial as social media is for business - and it surely is as organizations are beginning to realize that it also brings with it a multitude of problems. Most of these problems have been seen before, going back to the genesis of the Internet: lost productivity, misuse of network bandwidth, exposure to unmanaged content, security threats, and confidential data leakage.

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The worst Internet privacy scandals of all time

The worst Internet privacy scandals of all time | IT security & the usage of social media tools at work | Scoop.it

Some historical facts ... In honour of National Data Privacy Day

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Sophos assesses security landscape in latest threat report

Sophos assesses security landscape in latest threat report | IT security & the usage of social media tools at work | Scoop.it
IT security and data protection company, Sophos, has unveiled its latest Security Threat Report, detailing the threat landscape from hacktivism and online threats, to mobile malware, cloud computing..
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Social Media Sites: Employers Should Block Them - BusinessWeek

Social Media Sites: Employers Should Block Them - BusinessWeek | IT security & the usage of social media tools at work | Scoop.it

Pros & Cons  - Blocking access to social media sites

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Twitterers at high risk of being scammed - Computer Business Review

Twitterers at high risk of being scammed - Computer Business Review | IT security & the usage of social media tools at work | Scoop.it
Consumers and businesses alike are causing a security risk for themselves by publicly revealing information like email addresses on Twitter.
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Employees Three Times More Active on Social Networking Applications Than Previous Year

Employees Three Times More Active on Social Networking Applications Than Previous Year | IT security & the usage of social media tools at work | Scoop.it

New research published by Palo Alto Networks(TM) indicates explosive growth in global social networking and browser-based file sharing on corporate networks, with a 300 percent increase in active social networking.

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