Social Networks

Facebook and Twitter help you do business. We can help you control social networking sites and make them safer to use.

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  • Laying the foundation

    What are social networks?

    You hear about social networks and maybe even use Facebook personally. But what do social networks mean to your IT department? Should you be concerned about your marketing or public relations communicators using Twitter or any of your users watching YouTube videos during lunch? Learn the basics of social networks in our article written specifically for IT managers.

Sophos recommendations for Facebook security

You can drastically cut your risks on Facebook if you choose your settings carefully. Know what you should change, enable or disable to keep your information and identity on Facebook as safe as possible.

Read our step-by-step guide.

What's the issue with privacy and Facebook? We have the details. Read more.

Facebook security, what you need to know

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Paul Ducklin of Sophos Australia discusses Facebook safety and privacy

From this month's Patch Tuesday to the big Vodafone Australia data leak, Paul Ducklin of Sophos Australia joins Chet this week to round up the major security news of the week.

Social media in the enterprise

Great opportunities come with great security risks

It's almost impossible nowadays to keep social networks out of the workplace. But how do you maintain its use in business without it becoming a burdensome security issue?

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Sophos threat reports

Our annual security threat report details the latest threats in the security landscape, including threats that may lurk in social networks.

Read our latest threat report (January 2012) 
Social networking threats are on the rise  

Controlling the wild web

Stop users from using anonymizing proxies to bypass your defenses

When you outright ban access to popular sites, especially social networking sites, your users tend to want to fight against it. Anonymizing proxies are a popular tactic, but they can also be quite dangerous

Cut down on the use of anonymizing proxies, find out how