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Shaking Up Social: Attending the Social Shake-Up in Atlanta

Greg Gerik
Last year, the Social Shake-Up was one of the best social conferences to attend and this year promises to be even better. Here are a few of the hottest topics and sessions at the Shake-Up this year that are sure to deliver and drive this industry forward.
Shaking Up Social: Attending the Social Shake-Up in Atlanta

Should Businesses Require Employees to Install Security Apps?

Rick Delgado
One survey shows fewer than 1 in 5 BYOD employees use a security app on their devices. With judicious use, security apps can prove very effective at protecting devices, and in turn, the entire organization.
Should Businesses Require Employees to Install Security Apps?

5 Ways to Protect Your Information on the Cloud

Rick Delgado
We all need to be careful about what we store in our cloud accounts and we need to make sure we take the necessary steps to protect our data.
5 Ways to Protect Your Information on the Cloud

Five Social Media Tips for Back-to-School

ChrisSyme
It's that time of year again when students head back to the classroom. Their cell phones have become an everyday part of their school supplies just like paper, pens, and textbooks. Parents, instructors, and coaches can help kids learn to use social media responsibly by following these five tips on how to take social media back-to-school
Five Social Media Tips for Back-to-School

The Importance of Network Security in Schools

Rick Delgado
Schools are becoming places were kids are connected to the internet the minute they step in the classroom. With so many people and devices accessing the internet it's important for schools to have the proper security protocols in place to protect their students.
The Importance of Network Security in Schools

Does Privacy Exist on the Internet of Things?

danielnewmanUV
The good news about the widespread dialogue on Facebook Messenger is that it brought to light the issues that surround privacy of data. Further implicating what some of us have always known: “When the service is free, the user is the product.” In other words, when companies like Facebook create applications that we use in our everyday lives, the real price is what we sacrifice for the right to use the application for free: our data.
Does Privacy Exist on the Internet of Things?

Digital Property Is "Real" Property: 5 Ways to Treat It That Way

Courtney Hunt
Recognizing and respecting that digital property is in fact “real” property requires organizations to (1) make sure they own their own domain name(s) and lay claim to related social media properties, (2) require all official email be sent via domain-linked accounts, (3) take cybersecurity seriously, (4) maintain a presentable web presence, and (5) create policies and procedures (and commit necessary resources) to maintain digital property in the best possible condition at all times.
Digital Property Is "Real" Property: 5 Ways to Treat It That Way

Security Threats Businesses Face on Social Media

Rick Delgado
With BYOD policies allowing employees to bring their personal phones and tablets to work businesses are now faced with new security threats as these employees access social media from their own devices at work. For example one recent study showed that almost a quarter of small businesses had been compromised in some form by employee-use of social media.
Security Threats Businesses Face on Social Media

How Misinformation Spreads

Adi Gaskell
I wrote recently about the importance of doctors having an understanding of the sources of information people turn to when researching their condition, and of course the knowledge they gain from that research. Whilst this is obviously important in understanding the positive aspects of online research, it carries even more importance when understanding the spread of misinformation.
How Misinformation Spreads

3 Security Risks You’re Taking Every Day While Using Social Media

beau.d.winchester
Social media is everywhere these days. What started as an amusing online pastime is now one of the main ways in which people communicate with one another. However, as should be expected with over 2 billion people using a service, with the increased popularity of social media has also come increased risks.
3 Security Risks You’re Taking Every Day While Using Social Media