Email Still #1 Source of Insider Information Leaks but Social Media is Catching Up

According to an article in today’s Wall Street Journal, email is still the most common culprit in security breaches of company-confidential information. Blogs and other social media tools were also common sources of investigated breaches.

Companies have had email security policies for years. Many are now developing social media policies, as well. Social media policies often walk a fine line between protecting a company’s reputation and proprietary information and making sure that social media consumers (blog readers or Twitter followers, for example) are engaged by the content. Two of my favorite bloggers, Kris Dunn at the HR Capitalst and Jessica Lee at Fistful of Talent, tackle this topic regularly. Click on the links to learn more.

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