Security & Privacy Risks of Social Media

Venue: London

Location: London, United Kingdom

Event Date/Time: Nov 23, 2010
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Description

Whilst that might not seem a lot, it underscores the need to educate employees about the risk arising from social network usage. A case in point is the Koobface worm, which has plagued Facebook and Twitter, affecting as many as 3 million computers.



The goal of this masterclass is to provide effective and appropriate guidance on security, privacy controls, best practices, and other important issues associated with social networking websites. By using highly accessible Internet-based tools, users can create content and engage in peer-to-peer conversations and exchanges (e.g., Blogger, Twitter, YouTube, Flickr, Facebook, etc.). Web sites, e-mail, blogs, tweets, videos and images, message alerts, instant messaging, Facebook, voice chat, and other Internet-based technologies have begun to overtake the traditional media as primary information sources for a growing share of the world population.

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