It’s used everywhere; in the workplace, on the commute, at the coffee shop and even in our bedrooms – social media has become a key component of modern life.
Shielded by anonymity and with plenty of scopes to uncover valuable information and catch employees off-guard, social networks are increasingly invaluable tools for cybercriminals, and often the first place they will go to gather intelligence on a target organisation.
Indeed, according to RSA, social media may be the fastest-growing communication channel for cybercriminals. Over six months, it observed a 70% growth in the volume of visible fraud activity on social media. So how can businesses protect themselves from the growing threat?