As Mark Zuckerberg testifies to Congress today, you might get a notification about the Cambridge Analytica app. Even if you don't, today's a day to think about security.

April 10, 2018 | Maritza Johnson
Mark Zuckerberg will testify at two congressional hearings this week. He'll testify about the ongoing saga between Cambridge Analytica and Facebook that we wrote about last month and Russia's use of Facebook to influence the 2016 Presidential Electio...
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Facebook’s Friday Night Fright and Monday Meltdown and Why Smart companies (a.k.a. Social SafeGuard customers) Were already managing social media risk

March 29, 2018 | Otavio Freire
As of the writing of this article Facebook Inc. shares are on pace to post their largest percentage decline in nearly five years, wiping out $50B in market cap, a value equal to 2x Twitter’s entire market cap that also declined 9%. Facebook is under ...
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#Deletefacebook - What it Means For Social Media Security

March 25, 2018 | Otavio Freire
Is it time to #deletefacebook? Well, the message is loud and clear and the campaign is definitely gathering momentum ­- but just how big is this campaign?  And what will its impact be?    As you can see from Twitter data collected by Social SafeGuard...
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Government Agencies and Companies Need Better Controls for Social Media Risk. Part I.

March 12, 2018 | Kevin Walter
Emergency Alert BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT INBOUND TO HAWAII. SEEK IMMEDIATE SHELTER. THIS IS NOT A DRILL. That horrifying message was tweeted to the cell phones of hundreds of thousands of terrified Hawaiians and tourists on January 13, 2018. Panic en...
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Government Agencies and Companies Need Better Controls for Social Media Risk. Part II.

March 12, 2018 | Kevin Walter
Missed Part 1, see it here (link) Steps 2 & 3 - Protecting against hacking, account takeover and other malicious external threats Even as public agencies and large organizations implement best practices to bring their messaging systems and channels u...
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5 Dangers in your Social Media Policy and How to Escape Them

March 7, 2018 | Jim Zuffoletti
 Social Media Policies have become a standard of practice across companies, non-profits and governments large and small.  Created by committee, and with a sprinkling of legalese, social media policies speak to the who's, whats, whys and hows of socia...
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Digital Impersonation: The New Frontier in Managing Social Media Risk

February 14, 2018 | Otavio Freire
Creativity is the power that drives innovation. It's too bad it also gives hackers and others with malicious intent a constantly-growing box of tools for encroaching on your digital presence, by utilizing several techniques leveraging your domain nam...
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CRM Free Text vs. Drop Downs & How to Protect Free Text

February 4, 2018 | Social SafeGuard
Social media is a tool that is becoming increasingly more important within the Healthcare and Life Sciences industry. Social collaboration works with the line of business, speeds employee engagement and fosters innovation. Within customer relationshi...
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Making WhatsApp and other digital channels Safe Again for Enterprise Adoption

January 23, 2018 | Otavio Freire
WhatsApp, the group calling, file sharing and messaging service bought by Facebook for an incredible $19 billion in 2015, has become one of the most popular apps for Android and iPhone users worldwide. More than one-sixth of the world population, som...
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Media, Politicians and Davos Ensnared in Social Media Security Hack

January 15, 2018 | Jim Zuffoletti
UPDATE: This blog post has been updated to reflect further developments. A hacking group called Ayyildiz Tim from Turkey is raising their profile and they are wreacking havoc in the NGO, Gov't and Media world.  With successful breaches of the head of...
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