TITLE

Social Media Applications a Threat to Businesses: Report

AUTHOR(S)
Eddy, Nathan
PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
Channel Insider;1/26/2011, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the WatchGuard Technologies Inc. reports regarding the risks that employees using social media applications can bring to the companies they are working with. According to the report of the security researchers of WatchGuard, these web-based applications can compromise the security of the network and expose confidential data of the companies. The report identified social networking sites Facebook, Twitter and Youtube as the top three applications that pose business threats.
ACCESSION #
58688407

 

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