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Disclosure of organizational information on social media: Perspectives from security managers

N ABDUL MOLOK, SL Chang, A Ahmad

PACIS 2013 Proceedings | AISel | Published : 2013

Abstract

Despite the benefits of social media to organizations, the pervasive online social networking (OSN) among employees has been reported to be detrimental to organizations. The ubiquity of social technologies makes employees' professional and personal boundaries unclear, allowing inadvertent leakage of organizational information through the public domain. Without proper information security management, social media could be a double-edged sword to organizations. Hence, some organizations are employing various security strategies to mitigate employees' use of these social platforms. While cases of information leakage through OSN have been reported worldwide, its coverage in academic literature i..

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