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Information security lecture notes (subject code: bit 301) for bachelor of technology in the security problem in computing 11 the meaning of computer security make sure your social networking profiles (eg facebook, twitter, youtube, msn. Social network tools have changed the way we interact in our personal lives and are in the process of transforming our professional lives increasingly, they play a significant role in how. The impact of social media on information security data leakage via social media platforms and user-generated content websites can compromise customer data, intellectual property, and confidential business operations, as well reveal valuable information that threat actors can use to target your organization. Posting your social security number, credit cards, or banking information also puts you at risk of identity theft listing your hobbies, likes, dislikes, etc, could be useful information to an enemy, especially for gaining trust and rapport before seeking other information.
We’re all social media darlings in our own right social networking sites like facebook, twitter, instagram, google +, and many other popular online hubs link us together in a digital society where we can make the most out of our social liberties. Social engineering is essentially the art of manipulating people to perform actions or divulge confidential informationthere are many examples of scams, including fraud—like nigerian money offers—and predators/fake friends asking for your private information, passwords, or social security number. The impact of social media on information security what every company needs to know a cyveillance white paper | may 2015 social networking policies are essential 4 the impact of social media a study revealed that 42 percent of consumers who use social media for customer service issues expect a response from the. As the popularity of social networking sites continues to mount, it becomes increasingly important to consider the information security risks posed in the context of a wider data loss prevention and reputation management strategy cath everett reports.
The growth of social networking concepts which provide more personal and interactive uses of the internet are beginning to change the nature of the security model. The continued prevalence of social networking there is a continued risk to the security of information, but not mainly from hackers or thieves, but from the false trust that many. Information systems bring new opportunities and advantages to how we do business but they also introduce issues that can negatively affect society (cybercrime) an organization needs to address these issues and come up with a framework (mis security, ict policy, etc) that addresses them.