Toxic Personalities: Preventing the Spread of Confidential InformationBlog Posts
Enterprises from all backgrounds have heard the social media call. Breathless marketing executives presented the C-suite with crisp PowerPoint presentations showing case studies that encouraged them to reap the benefits of being open, social and transparent. That forced true change, with the C-suite altering practices and asking for more social activity and collaboration throughout the organization.
There’s only one problem: the whole idea has the security folks tied up in knots. The key challenge here is that as employees communicate openly with customers, partners, prospects and competitors, private and otherwise proprietary information within content management systems and on hard drives may leak out. And for many companies, a serious breach has already happened, as evidenced by recent headlines of significant fines that organizations such as the FTC, the Department of Health and Human Services, and others have imposed.