13 Oct '11, 5am

Social media increasing malware attacks: Survey

Social media increasing malware attacks: Survey

The survey aims to determine what IT and security practitioners throughout the world think about the security risks that are associated with employee use of social media. The dynamic social web is different from the older static web. It requires an IT security defence that goes beyond signature and fixed-policy web technologies (like anti-virus and firewalls), because while they are necessary defences, they are not sufficient. For example, a new link is posted to a popular social network and it directs users to a site that downloads or leads to data-stealing code via obscure JavaScript. Organisations need security technology that can analyse links as they appear, because the link path is new and doesn't have a recognisable signature.

Full article: http://www.straitstimes.com/BreakingNews/Singapore/Story/...

Tweets

Growing use of social media

Growing use of social media

asiaone.com 14 Oct '11, 9am

The growing use of social media at work, seen as important for business productivity, has led to an increase in malware at...

Marketing execs struggle to tap social media: Survey #socialmarketing

Marketing execs struggle to tap social media: S...

asiaone.com 13 Oct '11, 1am

LONDON - Marketing chiefs feel overwhelmed by the growing volume of customer data on websites such as Facebook and Twitter...

Why SMX Social Media Marketing Is A Must-Attend...

searchengineland.com 13 Oct '11, 6pm

One of the most interesting aspects of social media is how many people engage on mobile devices. For the first time, web-e...

October is the second busiest month of the year for social media

October is the second busiest month of the year...

weblogs.hitwise.com 12 Oct '11, 8am

More generally, what this graph shows is that social media observes two seasonal trends. The first is an early summer peak...

Social media 'has impact on public health'

straitstimes.com 14 Oct '11, 2am

Eating more salt can protect you from the H1N1 flu virus. True or false? This was one of several myths which circulated on...

How your company can get the most from Social M...

ethicalcorp.com 16 Oct '11, 8am

As companies develop the use of social media in corporate communications, what potential is there for improving sustainabi...

18 Minutes a Day to Social Media Time Management

18 Minutes a Day to Social Media Time Management

searchenginewatch.com 12 Oct '11, 1pm

There is a saying that goes something like this: “Are you working in your business or on your business?” Translate that to...

#MCS390 #privacyandsecurity privacy concers reg...

searchenginewatch.com 08 Oct '11, 7pm

More and more people are using social media sites to get the latest news and connect with others. The more comfortable we ...

ConnectYard Integrates Social Media Into School Communications

ConnectYard Integrates Social Media Into School...

youngupstarts.com 11 Oct '11, 5pm

While text messaging and social media tools like Facebook and Twitter have transformed the way that today’s students commu...

GrowSmartBusiness: Is Social Media Use Putting ...

networksolutions.com 11 Oct '11, 10am

Whether your business is embracing social media to grow your customer base, or whether your employees are Facebooking on t...

Do Search Engines Use Social Media to Discover ...

seobythesea.com 10 Oct '11, 4pm

A new patent filing from Yahoo raises the question, “How much has social media influenced the expectations of searchers, a...

Social Media: Give it a KISS | 123-reg: Keep it simple, stupid, so the acronym goes and the same applies if you

Social Media: Give it a KISS | 123-reg: Keep it...

123-reg.co.uk 18 Oct '11, 5pm

– You won’t be able to get your full message out in 140 characters, nor even in a single Facebook post so use social media...

How will you manage your brand's social media c...

searchenginewatch.com 22 Oct '11, 6pm

As hard as it is to believe it’s already the end of October. Soon we’ll be sitting down for Thanksgiving dinner or going o...

Find out how 31 EU countries are implementing r...

eea.europa.eu 11 Oct '11, 8am

In coming years, societies will have to confront a huge challenge. While global population and economic production continu...

Can Social Media Save TV Shows - Social TV & Th...

reelseo.com 20 Oct '11, 7pm

Network executives are already canceling new fall shows like ABC’s Charlie’s Angels and NBC’s The Playboy Club, raising th...