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Security Privacy Concerns Third Party APIs

  1. 1. Social Internet TECH621<br />Security Concerns with Privacy in Social Media<br />P<br />Kenie Moses<br />Spring 2011<br />urdue University<br />
  2. 2. Outline<br /><ul><li>Explanation & Relevance of Topic
  3. 3. Statement of Purpose
  4. 4. Research Question
  5. 5. Presentation, Relevance & Importance of Results
  6. 6. Conclusion & Recommendations</li></li></ul><li>Research Topic ~ Relevance<br />Research Topic- Security Concerns in Protecting Privacy While Using Social Media<br />Research Relevance- The relevance of this research attempts to help social media users become more aware of their use of social media and enable responsible privacy practices.<br />
  7. 7. Research Purpose ~ Research Questions<br />The purpose of this research is gain an understanding into user’s perceived responsibilities when using social media. This, in turn, will help develop an enlightened approach to how users can better equip themselves to manage the privacy of their social identity.<br />How can social media users enable themselves to be better users by reducing risk?<br />In what ways can one facilitate awareness among social media users to offset diminishing privacy restrictions and security protocols?<br />
  8. 8. Previous Empirical Research Results<br />
  9. 9. Current Research Results<br />Facebook<br />Facebook Account Hacked<br />Facebook Security/Privacy<br />Topic Profile: Facebook, Social Media Security & Privacy.<br />Keywords:api, account hacked, privacy breach, viruses<br />Sentiment Subjects:facebook, privacy<br />Regions: United States<br />Languages: English<br />
  10. 10. Current Research Results Relevance<br />Previous Research<br /><ul><li>Strong correlation between aggregate number of users over period of time</li></ul> versus decreased concern of privacy/ security and personal information access<br />Current Research<br /><ul><li>Significant number of users concerned regarding privacy/ security and personal</li></ul> information breaches (92% security/ privacy breaches)<br /><ul><li> Significant number of users unaware of privacy changes/ how to access</li></ul> controls (only 5% mention concerns of how to change settings)<br /><ul><li>Possible contradiction to Pew study</li></li></ul><li>Current Research Results Importance<br />The importance of this research attempts to help users identify responsible security/ privacy practices that will enable them to be more aware of the risks involved in using social media. This involves a proactive approach to information security by being responsible users of social media. <br /><ul><li>What contributions? Identify specific areas where users can improve security/privacy practices
  11. 11. What field? Information & Privacy Technology
  12. 12. Who should care? All individuals involved with social media
  13. 13. Why?To help users reduce risk</li></ul>This is an addition to previous and current research being conducted in the area of Information & Privacy Technology. <br />
  14. 14. Conclusion & Recommendations<br />Main findings: <br /><ul><li>Users in significant numbers are concerned about security/ privacy issues using social</li></ul> media<br /><ul><li>Users are unaware of how to change privacy settings or did not know that there were </li></ul> settings that could be changed<br />Conclusion: T ∞ SM(pop) accounting for in # of users’ concerns <br /> because of volume<br />Recommendations: (Host) Enable user friendly privacy controls(easy access)<br /> (User) Research social media before using(be informed)<br /># of users <br />
  15. 15. References<br /><br />danahboyd and Nicole Ellison “Social Network Sites: Definition, History, and Scholarship,” . In Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, 2007<br />danahhoyd “Social Network Sites: Public, Private, or What?”. Knowledge Tree 13, May 2007<br />Balachander, Krishnamurthy and Criag E. Willis. “Characterizing Privacy in Online Social Networks”. In proceedings of WOSN, August 2008<br />Felt, Adrienne and Davis Evans. “Privacy Protection for Social Networking API’s”. August 2007<br />Dwyer et al. “Trust and privacy concern within social networking sites: A comparison of Facebook and MySpace”. In proceedings of the Thirteenth Americas Conference on Information Systems, August 2007<br />Chew, Monica et al. ,“Undermining Privacy in Social Networks”. In proceedings of the w2sp conference , August 2008<br />Squicciarini, Anna et al. “Collective Privacy Management in Social Networks”. In proceedings of the International World Wide Web Conference Committee, April 2009<br />Pekarek, Martin et al., “Privacy and Social Network Sites: Follow the Money!”, In proceedings of the W3C Workshop on the Future of Social Networking, January 2009.<br />Hogben, G . “Security Issues and Recommendations for Online Social Networks”. ENISA Position Paper No.1, October 2007<br />