Hackers are moving away from widespread malware and focusing on targeted attacks against businesses and individuals. And that means an increase in phishing scams, as well as social media-based attacks.
Facebook has introduced a few features in recent months, including the new Facebook Home software. And experts have many Facebook Home privacy concerns.
Social media has been common for both personal and professional use for several years – however, many companies still haven’t caught up and developed an effective social networking policy.
As many organizations are still developing and fine-tuning their social networking policies for employees, here’s one practice that’s becoming illegal for some companies:
To protect mobile security, IT often focuses on keeping malware off of users’ phones and tablets. But there are plenty of legitimate mobile apps that can put data at risk, too.
Since Facebook first became a hit a few years ago, managers and IT pros have been wondering if the use of social networking at work will destroy productivity. But social media isn’t the biggest time-waster out there, according to one recent survey.
IT departments are often asked by managers to monitor employees’ web use, especially what they do on Facebook, Twitter and other social media sites. But a recent lawsuit shows how some types of social network snooping can get companies in trouble for privacy violations.
Social media sites can have a lot of benefits for companies, but organizations also must have a policy to protect themselves. However, those policies often contain a few common mistakes and can end up doing more harm than good.
Managers often check out potential hires’ social networking profiles before they’re hired. But should those profiles be given any weight when trying to decide who will be the best employee?
Users of Facebook have begun getting messages claiming to be from a member of the security team of the popular social networking site – but it’s part of a scam to try and steal Facebook credentials and credit card information.