When Facebook is the Fastest Way to a Business Disaster

We should make it clear from the outset that social networks like Facebook are not themselves the villains. The risks for businesses are in the ways that employees use these networks. Neither are we talking about employees being distracted from their ‘real’ work by spending too much time communicating via social media. Many enterprises that tried to curtail or ban access to social media found that their actions caused more problems than they were supposed to solve. The immediate problem is in fact one of security awareness and best practices. Read more