10 Ways Your Employees Pose a Security Risk for Your Organization - Social Networks

By Michael Hickins  |  Posted 2008-05-28 Print this article Print

8. Social Networks

Facebook and MySpace in particular are unsecured and invite employees to share critical information while wasting time, while add-on applications available through those sites could hide malware and spyware, posing additional security threats.

Employees can pose security threats to your enterprise IT infrastructure through mobile devices such as smart phones and laptops, as well as the various networks and applications with which their unsecured devices are liable to interact. Enterprise IT administrators, network administrators, and enterprise security workers and consultants should be aware of these security risks.

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