Why avoiding social media might make your business less safe

The Human Element: How to Protect Your Greatest Asset and Your Greatest Risk on Social Media

Kicking off National Cyber Security Awareness Month, we thought today's Fox Friday would be a great opportunity to discuss protecting your greatest asset and greatest risk on social media with partner, ZeroFox. Experts agree: the greatest cybersecurity risk modern businesses currently face comes from people—not from a lack of firewalls or security policies. In one survey, 77% of respondents indicated that despite training and corporate policy, mistakes by employees remain the most likely source...

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Why avoiding social media might make your business less safe

Why avoiding social media might make your business less safe

Social media has rapidly become a standard for digital communications and business connectivity, providing organizations with unprecedented ability to build brand, engage customers and expand their reach. Despite recent negative headlines, social networks usage for businesses and their employees alike consistently trends upward. It’s become a staple, if not the very foundation, of a modern go-to-market stack. However, not everyone as jumped on board. Whether due to privacy concerns, staying off the grid,...

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How to build a social media protection program: a 10-step guide

Building a social media protection program is a must-have in the modern age. Business are increasingly exposed to risks — cyber, brand and physical — on social media and digital channels, all of which exists unregulated and outside of the business’ infrastructure. A social media protection program perfectly complements both a social media management and listening program and provides the critical protections for where most modern businesses create a huge portion...

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Proofpoint report shows a significant rise in social media fraud

Proofpoint has released its inaugural Social Media Brand Fraud Report which investigates the current state of social media brand fraud to understand criminals' methods and examine how this business risk is evolving. The company compiled a list of the top ten global brands, companies such as BMW, Amazon, and Capital One, and then researched the types of fraudulent social media accounts associated with said brands over a period of three months. [caption...

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