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New Social Media Report Sheds Light on Risk

The Altimeter Group, a leading research and advisory firm, has just published a great new report entitled, Guarding the Social Gates: The Imperative for Social Media Risk Management. Get a Copy

The report is based on data collected from nearly a hundred enterprise surveys and dozens of interviews. It explores the reality that despite the benefits to enterprises from social media, there are also great risks. These include protection of brand reputation, information and intellectual property, and mitigating legal action. And the report outlines six critical steps to managing and mitigating your social media risk.

Key Report Findings

  ➢ 66% of companies say social media represents a significant or critical risk to the reputation of the organization

  ➢ 30% say social media introduces critical to significant risk to release of confidential information as well as introducing legal, regulatory, and compliance risks

  ➢ 25% say they feel the risk of brand hijacking and traditional identity theft is critical or significant

Managing social infrastructure and media risk is critical for social governance. Here at Social iQ Networks, we’re helping some of the world’s most influential security, media, manufacturing, banking, and consulting companies discover, optimize, and protect their social infrastructure.

Our new Social AccountFinder service tackles account sprawl by scanning the leading social networks to discover all of your brand’s and your competitors’ brand accounts. Learn more

And our Enterprise Suite allows you to fully discover, audit, and protect your presence and accounts on the social web. This includes coverage for account access, application control, and content security with categories for security risks, compliance, and acceptable use along with full incident management. Learn more

Let us know how we can help protect your social infrastructure. And be sure to download the new Altimeter report to learn how to manage and mitigate your social risk.