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by admin last modified Jul 05, 2015 11:43 PM

Following is another fine OUCH! article that merits your attention. Even if you're not a Social Media participant, it's helpful to know how you are swept into others' Social Media orbits when you are referred to. - Ned Schumann

SANS OUCH! for July: Social Media

Overview
Social media sites, such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn, are amazing resources, allowing you to meet, interact and share with people around the world. However, all this power also brings risk for you, your family, friends and employer. In this newsletter, we explain what these dangers are and how to use these sites securely and safely.

Privacy
A common concern with social media is protecting your personal information. Potential dangers include:
   Impacting Your Future
   Attacks Against You
   Accidentally Harming Your Employer

Security
In addition to privacy concerns, here are some steps to help protect your social media accounts and online activities:
   Login
   Privacy Settings
   Encryption
   Email
   Malicious Links/Scams
   Mobile Apps

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