Malware at Work: The Facebook Threat

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    Ericka Chickowski

    | Posted 2011-10-04
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63 percent of respondents believe that employee use of social media puts their organizations' security at risk.
Even though organizations know that employee use of social media puts their security at risk, many still allow employees to use these networks with little oversight or controls to truly mitigate those risks. That's according to a new survey conducted on behalf of Websense. The Ponemon Institute survey queried over 4,600 IT decision makers and found that the majority of organizations do not enforce policies if they have them at all. What's more, leadership mistakenly believes that traditional antivirus solutions are still a cure for the security risks that crop up due to use of social media. Here's a look at what these IT decision makers said and the disconnect that could put their firms at risk.
 
 
 
 
 

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