How to minimise the risks of LinkedIn - the hacker's research tool

Staff need ongoing training in defending against the latest threats – which currently includes LinkedIn says Andrew Tang, service director, security at MTI Technology.
LinkedIn, the social media platform, is proving to be a very useful networking tool for business professionals, with a growing database of approximately 380 million users worldwide. The site encourages members to freely share their CV, not just with their network but publically online.
It is also becoming an attractive platform for organised crime gangs.  Recently, there have been several cases where hackers have used information gathered from LinkedIn to plan targeted attacks on companies.
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