About half of companies have an actual social media strategy and 57% have a social media policy for their employees according to risk and business consulting firm Protiviti in their recently Internal Audit Capabilities and Needs Survey. As you might expect, businesses perceived their social media risk quite different from the reality. And that misperception starts with employees.
A recent study of kids aged 9 to 16-years-old by scientists at the University of Zurich found that nearly 40% had been exposed to sexually explicit online material, 25% had interacted with someone that they didn’t personally know, 7% met someone in real life that they were introduced to on the Internet, and 5% had been “cyberbullied.” Even more troubling than those findings was the revelation that parents significantly underestimate their occurrence. [Read more…]
Imagine an epic battle between Batman and Ironman… It won’t happen because one is a superhero from DC Comics and the second one belongs to the Marvel Universe. In the world of comic rights, to be one or the other is worse than becoming villainous archenemies. Fortunately, we are not looking to create the ultimate crossover blockbuster, only to use their personalities as analogies to illustrate the evolution of privacy. [Read more…]