Social Engineering and Phishing

CTOvision

Social engineering is one of the most problematic attack techniques to combat. User education is most effective at stopping a social engineer. Phishing is a type of social engineering that’s executed through unsolicited email messages. Stu Sjouwerman.

Social Media Checkup: Healthcare Industry Growing Stronger

CIO Dashboard

Its understandable why the healthcare industry has lagged behind in social media adoption. But, times are changing for three reasons: Regulators are issuing social media guidance. Customers are pushing healthcare organizations to communicate via social media.

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Leveraging Social Media to Expand Business Data Globally

CTOvision

Social media has become an integral part of society, and having a presence on these platforms is a must for businesses in the present world. Barely a decade ago, only a small proportion of the globe were exposed to social media. A few years later, the list of social media networks has continued to grow […]. CTO Cyber Threats News

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Does Your Company Need An Internal Social Network?

The Accidental Successful CIO

Having an internal social network sounds like a good idea, but is it? The Allure Of An Internal Social Network. This is where the idea of an internal social network comes into play. The Harsh Reality Of Internal Social Networks.

CIOs Need To Know: Is There Such A Thing As Safe Social Networking?

The Accidental Successful CIO

You can never be too cautious when it comes to social networking Image Credit. One area that is going to require a great deal of study on your part is the complex world of social networking : what is permitted and what is going too far? The Problem With Social Media.

Setting Goals for Social Media

IT Toolbox

Social media has become an increasingly important part of marketing efforts. But to be effective a social media campaign must be planned and coordinated. That starts with figuring out just exactly what you want to accomplish with your social media presence. Social media is so diverse that it's easy to lose your way in the social media forest. To prevent this you must have

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Social Collaboration vs. Quiet Contemplation

CIO Dashboard

Social collaboration is catching on like wildfire across companies and sectors. In short, a lot of brainstorming is happening in offices and on social networks. If you liked this, you might also like: Social Collaboration: Four Steps to Success.

Cops and Teachers: The New Social Workers

Chief Seattle Greek Blog

Social Work. The social workers and case workers of the future probably reside in our schools and police stations, carry gradebooks and body-worn video cameras, walk the halls of schools and the streets of our cities. Perhaps every American will, to some extent, become a social worker.

Database marketing: How marketing struggles with social (and what to do about it)

CTOvision

Database marketing: How marketing struggles with social (and what to do about it). The advance of digital media – social channels especially – has dramatically altered the ways prime prospects expect to be approached. Yet marketers can struggle to understand social.

The Data Digest: Empowered Customers Paint Their Own Future

Forrester IT

Microsoft Paint would have died a slow, quiet death if it hadn’t been for this week’s swell of voices on social media advocating for its revival.

The Data Digest: Instagram And Snapchat Have Room For More Ads, According To Forrester Data’s US Youth Survey

Forrester IT

While Facebook again signaled on its latest earnings call that the ad load in its core News Feed is approaching an upper limit, other social networks have more room to increase their ad load.

5 Secrets A CIO Needs To Know In Order To Create A Social Media Plan

The Accidental Successful CIO

CIOs need to know how to find social media secrets. Darn that social media stuff! The arrival of social media has just boosted the importance of information technology. What 5 Rules Need To Be A Part Of Your Social Media Policy?

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About WayIn: A Social Media Intelligence Company

CTOvision

This social intelligence company integrates content into new experiences for consumers and also provides enterprises with new ways to deliver value from social media. WayIn provides an ability to aggregate, curate, integrate and measure social content and data in real-time. From their website: Wayin is a social intelligence company that integrates social content into new experiences for consumers and delivers greater value and control for brands.

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Doing a Social Media Audit

IT Toolbox

Like a financial audit, a social media audit surveys your practices and status and suggests areas for improvement. An initial social media audit is an important part of drawing up a social media marketing plan. Essentially the first audit tells you where you are in the social media world and serves as a basis for planning your future activity. An audit of your social media

Social Media And The CIO – Can We Talk?

The Accidental Successful CIO

The power of social media comes when you do it correctly. Facebook, Twitter , Instagram — these social media tools seem to be occupying the news every day. If anyone had any doubts about the importance of information technology, the arrival of social media has changed that.

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HSBC launches global social network for businesses

Computer Weekly

HSBC Bank is helping its business customers connect with potential partners through a digital hub

Ten Rules for Social Media Posts

IT Toolbox

As social media becomes a more central part of CRM, the ability to generate good posts for web sites, blogs, tweets and such becomes a more important skill. An active presence on social media helps built recognition and fill the sales funnel with potential customers. Successful social media posts create value for your followers, encouraging them to stay with you and building

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When Ideas Mate: Plotting the Convergence of Social, Cloud and Mobile in the Healthcare Space

CTOvision

” While these three fast-paced technologies (social, cloud and mobile) are themselves children of many years of progress, they are here to stay, evolve and generate much needed changes in our healthcare system. While the above are just a few examples of the headway we have made as an industry, in general, healthcare has been slow to drive towards the eye of this storm, which is the intersection of mobile, social and cloud. You can not be anti-social anymore.

Social Media Secrets That All CIOs Need To Know

The Accidental Successful CIO

Getting the most out of social media can require help from the CIO Image Credit: Sean MacEntee. I’m thinking that by now we can all agree that social media is important. Every company wants to make the most of the free service that each of the different social media channels offers, but the challenge is that they are not 100% exactly how to go about doing this. A great example of this are the social media channels Instagram and Snapchat.

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Is Social Media Right For Your Small Business?

Cloud Musings

Everyone from pre-teens to granddads, does social media today. companies with 100 or more employees that were surveyed are using social media for marketing purposes. Do these numbers represent a business “social media gap”?

Social VoIP

IT Toolbox

Group Calls Come to Social VoIP. Facebook Messenger recently debuted a new feature that enables users to launch group VoIP audio calls from any group chat. Facebook initially rolled out VoIP calling back in 2013, and within a year they were able to boast that Messenger calls comprised 10 percent of all mobile VoIP calls being made around the globe. In addition

Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter: The New Cyberweapons Of Choice

Forrester IT

New social media scams and marketing #fails are common fodder for water cooler banter today - even a recent episode of HBO's Veep ran a joke where the President blames a Chinese cyberattack for sending an ill-advised tweet. So why is social media such a serious cyberweapon today?

What CIOs Need To Know About (Social) Networking

The Accidental Successful CIO

It turns out that it has a lot to do with meeting new people and expanding your social network. Networking is all about meeting new people Image Credit: Freelancers Union.

Social Media Monitoring and Analysis

CIO Dashboard

The market for the monitoring and analysis of social media conversations is beginning to hit its stride, so CIOs should expect a growing demand from your marketing colleagues for assistance selecting, installing, and maintaining a social media intelligence tool set.

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Almost 90% of customers say social media availability affects brand loyalty

Computer Weekly

Customers expect to be able to contact brands via social media, with nine out of 10 claiming availability of a brand through their preferred social channel has an impact on their retailer loyalty

Digital apprentice turns social media into power security tool

Computer Weekly

Social security is not only a source of info for attackers, but a powerful way to raise awareness of security, as a young cyber security worker is demonstrating

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Will Microsoft and LinkedIn Deliver on the Promise of Social CRM

Social, Agile and Transformation

cloud computing crm in the news microsoft social mediaIf you were an early adopter on LinkedIn, you probably got an invite from a colleague that wanted you to "join their network" without any significant justification as to what services that network provided. Early adopters like myself joined and allowed LinkedIn to access our email contacts so that they could help us grow our network. I followed these steps about 10 years ago and didn't find.

Saudi hackers claim Mark Zuckerberg’s social media accounts

Computer Weekly

A hacking group based in Saudi Arabia claims to have accessed several social media accounts belonging to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg

The Data Digest: Understand Emotion To Drive Technology Engagement

Forrester IT

Thanks to the rise of empowered consumers, products and experiences that once seemed improbable, such as (literally) instant delivery, are now integral to our lives.

The Riskiest Social Media Habits

IT Toolbox

It was discovered that teens spend up to nine hours a day on social media websites and 60% of this time is spent using mobile devices with access to the internet. In today?s s world, it is rare to go to a mall, restaurant, or even school without finding one or more teens on their cell phones. So, the younger generation literally has the internet at their fingertips

UC Value Drivers in 2017 - Being Social

IT Toolbox

As this series continues, it should be clear that Unified Communications is moving well beyond its traditional roots in desktop telephony. I have often stressed the connection between the core focus of most first-generation UC vendors – telephony - and the DNA of their UC offerings. That approach

Social Collaboration: Four Steps to Success

CIO Dashboard

To make it happen, IT set up ad hoc internal social networking tools and facilitated the free flow of information between groups. The team was sold on social collaboration and ready to invest in a more sophisticated system, so they reached out to the CIO for direction. Social Media

Social Media Analytics: Where to Start

Galido

The hype surrounding social media has certainly cooled off within the past couple of years. Considering the fact that Facebook achieved one billion daily active users in 2016, “social media” has gone from the next big buzzword to part of our daily lives. Social Networking