Some organizations have fully embraced social networking as part of their business strategy. Others are still trying, finger-in-the-dike style, to keep social media out. Others (most?) are taking a cautious, midde-of-the-road approach. What are the biggest security risks of “going social?” How should companies incorporate protection against those risks into their policies and practices?
This article references survey results showing the top concerns of businesses regarding social media, discusses policy issues that need to be addressed, and talks about the need to make customers aware of the implications for their own privacy and how to protect it.