Internet & Social Software

Social Networking: Does it Work at Work? (The Game Plan)

Course Overview
Not all that long ago, CIOs and IT managers were listening to the grumblings of many of their business colleagues who wanted to shut down or ban employee access to popular social networking sites such as Facebook, Linkedin and Twitter. However, the tide of opinion may be moderating, as some significant "business benefits" for workplace social networking have shown up on the radar.

In this program, Alan Brill, senior managing director for technology services at Kroll Ontrack explains how organizations are coping with social networking and the best practices they should follow to maximize the benefits and minimize the risks that it brings to the enterprise.

Track: The Game Plan
Practical advice and approaches for implementing new technology

Learning Objectives:

Upon successful completion of this segment, you should be able to:

  • Describe the rise of social networking in the work place
  • Identify best practices and policies to consider when implementing social networking
  • Understand the importance of maintaining adequate security controls and "use policies"
  • Discuss advice on implementing and managing social networking in an enterprise

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Alan Brill - Presenter
Alan E. Brill is senior managing director for Technology Services at Kroll Ontrack and leads Kroll's global high-technology investigation and computer forensic services. With an international reputation in computer and communication security, technology crime response, forensic science and electronic evidence, Alan has completed large-scale information security reviews for multi-billion dollar corporations. He also has experience in criminal investigations of computer hackers, frauds on the Internet, identity theft, misappropriation of intellectual property, as well as telecommunication-related frauds.

Software & Hardware Requirements:

  • 56k or Greater Internet Connection
  • Adobe Acrobat® Reader for the .pdf files
  • Adobe® Flash® Player 8 or higher
  • Modern DHTML Compatible Browser
  • Ram: 256 MB minimum
  • Sound card with speakers/headphones
  • Windows or Mac OS

Price (USD)

Standard Rate: $29.00
Subscribers: $29.00
Pillsbury U Online: $29.00
Metro State Univ: FREE


Course Code : WIT-1803

Length : 33min
Course Level : Basic

Passing Grade : 70%
Format Type : eLearning

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