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Can We Have Compliancy Around Social Networking


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Corporations and small business struggle to ensure their reputation, client information, intellectual property, and business information is secured within their company. What can business do to …

Corporations and small business struggle to ensure their reputation, client information, intellectual property, and business information is secured within their company. What can business do to protect their critical information from being shared over social networking services.

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  • 1. Can we have compliancy around social networking as a business function?
    Stuart R. Crawford
    Bulletproof InfoTech
  • 2. The new world
  • 3. Right and Wrong Takes A Whole New Meaning
    What are the risks today?
    Are compliance officers embracing Social Media
    Social Media is here to stay, the platforms are here to stay
    Data and Privacy protection
    data leaks, data breaches or reputational damage
  • 4. What Is Really Private Online?
    How do online privacy regulations apply?
    Beyond the courts
    Beyond the IT Pro
    How are privacy regulations interpreted?
    By staff
    By managers
    By executives
    By shareholders
  • 5. What Do Business Owners Need To Be Aware Of?
    Government regulations
    Industry regulations
    Securities regulations
    How do these government and industry regulations impact the use of social media in today’s business?
  • 6. But Really, What Can Happen?
    Can employees share private patient information online?
    Can your staff email confidential information to a competitor?
    Can your press release be leaked impact share price?
    Threats have always been here!
    What is so different today?
    Does Social Media really cause concern?
  • 7. What Happens When They Go Here?
  • 8. Don’t Most Of Our Employees Have These?
  • 9. Can We Really Enforce Corporate Policy Outside The Office
  • 10. How Does Business Enforce Compliancy Today?
    They block it!
    Is this the correct move?
    What do these actions cause?
    Does it really stop the use?
  • 11. What Can Business Really Do?
    Google Alerts
    Monitor anything in the public domain
    Have employees register
    Social networking acceptable use policy
  • 12. Does It Really Work?
    If someone wants to write about your business they will
    Mini-microsoft blog
    Enforcement may not work
    Passive monitoring, auditing and sampling may work
    How do you control your corporate identity?
  • 13. What Next?
    Social Media is not going away
    Business has faced these challenges in the past, but it wasn’t as easy
    Electronic data is continuing to grow
    Challenges around compliance will increase
    “If you list your company's name or write about what you do, it affects the company.”
    Doug Cornelius
    compliance officer,
  • 14. Your Acceptable Social Networking Use Policy
    All organizations must have a handbook with clear rules around social networking when the employee starts
    Clear expectations
    Confidential information
    Trade secrets
    Sign off a must
  • 15. Start Passive Monitoring Now
    Use Google Alerts
    RSS feeds
    Email subscriptions
    Random searches
    Auditing of employee blogs, facebook and twitter accounts
    Encourage and welcome formal and informal discussions with social media
  • 16. Something To Understand
    As Joe Rogan’s character on Newsradio once quite accurately quipped,
    "Dude, you can’t take something off the Internet.. that’s like trying to take pee out of a swimming pool."
    Once your business data, IP, press releases, client information and other is out there, it is out there.
  • 17.