Think twice the next time a contact tries to "friend" you on Facebook or "follows" you on Twitter. It may turn out to be an undercover fed looking to scrutinize your employment history or examine your personal references.
Social media aren't just coming - they're here. And senior leaders need to understand how to maximize Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and other popular sites, as well as how to protect their organizations from very real security risks.
In an exclusive interview, Prof. Sree Sreenivasan, Dean of Student Affairs at the...
Interview with Prof. Sree Sreenivasan of the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism
Social media aren't just coming - they're here. And senior leaders need to understand how to maximize Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and other popular sites, as well as how to protect their organizations from very real security...
Spring is the season for the phishers to come and try to take advantage of to the unsuspecting public in the form of official-looking emails talking of tax refunds, as well as claims that the government has money waiting for them.
From blogs to wikis, Facebook to Twitter, social media have taken over the workplace.
But how do security leaders manage social media before all these new tools and technologies become unmanageable?
Jerry Mechling is a prominent author and lecturer at the Harvard Kennedy School, and in an exclusive interview he...
Social media sites are changing the rules of job search, offering a new relationship-based approach that allows individuals and organizations to build communities through online profiles, affinity groups and networks of contacts.
The call to aid the devastated country of Haiti came just hours after a 7.0 earthquake hit the impoverished Caribbean island on Tuesday.
Just as quickly as the tweets came in asking for donations, so too came the cyber criminals looking to divert funds from legitimate charities to their own pockets.
Malware is increasingly sophisticated, and social media are the common new venues for attacks.
These are the headlines from the latest Cisco Annual Security Report. Patrick Peterson, Cisco senior fellow, offers highlights of the report, discussing:
Top trends and threats;
The risks to specific vertical...
Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn are among the top social media sites on the Internet - and they're all part of a new movement of immediate, instantaneous communication among an organization's employees and with its customers.
In the blink of an eye - or at the speed of a tweet -- people around the globe can send...
FaceBook, Twitter, LinkedIn -- Social-networking sites are now used both as recruitment tools for new talent and as screening sites for potential employees. As such, information security professionals should be careful to cultivate the right image on these and other popular sites.