Securing the Clicks Network Security in the Age of Social Media

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October 31, 2011


Mixed media product, 368 pages

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0071769056 / 9780071769051


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Main description

Defend against corporate espionage launched from social networks

Protect your organization from devastating social media attacks with instruction from a team of information security experts. Securing the Clicks: Network Security in the Age of Social Media explains the latest threats along with detailed fixes, best practices, and "from the headlines" case studies. Find out how to analyze risk, implement robust security protocols, and enforce social media usage policies. Regulatory compliance, online reputation management, and incident response are also covered in this comprehensive volume.

  • Assess your global social media presence and identify vulnerabilities
  • Establish solid security policies at every level of your organization
  • Allocate resources for planning, administration, and corrective action
  • Monitor usage by employees, clients, competitors, and the public
  • Block cyberstalking. phishing, malware, and identity theft exploits
  • Guard intellectual property rights, trademarks, copyrights, and logos
  • Preserve your brand image using online reputation management tools

Gary Bahadur is the founder and CEO of KRAA Security [], which protects organizations from threats through a combination of prevention services. He was the cofounder and CIO of Foundstone, Inc.

Jason Inasi is CEO and cofounder of The Factory Interactive {], a digital design and marketing agency, and president of Inasi Group, an international, multidisciplinary, technology advisory firm.

Alex de Carvalho is vice president of business development and community at VoxMed, cofounder of The Startup Forum, director of social media at Medimix International, and adjunct professor of social media at the University of Miami.

Table of contents

Part I: Assessing Social Media Security
Chapter 1. The Social Media Security Process
Chapter 2. Security Strategy Analysis: Foundation of Your Security Policy
Chapter 3. Monitoring in the Social Media Landscape
Part II: Assessing Social Media Threats
Chapter 4. Threat Assessment
Chapter 5. What Can Go Wrong
Part III: Operations, Policies, & Processes
Chapter 6. Social Media Security Policy Best Practices
Chapter 7. Human Resources: Strategy & Collaboration
Chapter 8. Utilization of Resources: Strategy & Collaboration
Chapter 9. Monetary Considerations: Strategy & Collaboration
Chapter 10. Operations Management: Strategy & Collaboration
Chapter 11. Reputation Management: Strategy & Collaboration
Part IV: Monitoring & Reporting
Chapter 12. Human Resources Monitoring & Reporting
Chapter 13. Utilization Monitoring & Reporting
Chapter 14. Monetary Monitoring & Reporting
Chapter 15. Operations Management Monitoring & Reporting
Chapter 16. Reputation Management Monitoring & Reporting
Part V: Social Media 3.0
Chapter 17. Assessing Your Social Media Strategy
Chapter 18. The Future of Social Media Security
Appendix: Resource Guide

Author comments

Gary Bahadur, CISSP, is the founder of KRAA Security and a social media security consultancy. He was co-founder and Chief Information Officer of Foundstone, Inc., a security vulnerability risk management firm that provided security consulting and training services and technical infrastructure implementation and was sold to McAfee in 2004. Mr. Bahadur is a frequent speaker at security conferences and writes for a number of security-related publications, including Information Security Magazine and SysAdmin Magazine.

Jason Inasi is CEO and creative director at The Factory Interactive, a Miami-based digital design and identity development agency specializing in brand identity, SEO, mobile and Web applications, and business-to-business collaboration. He speaks widely on social media.

Alex de Carvalho is VP of Business Development & Community at VoxMed, co-founder of The Startup Forum, director of social media at Medimix International, and adjunct professor of social media at the University of Miami. He has more than 15 years of experience directing business development at online media and mobile content companies.

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