This paper aims to provide a useful introduction to security issues in the area of Social Networking, highlight the most important threats and make recommendations for action and best practices to reduce the security risks to users. Examples are given from a number of providers throughout the papers. These should be taken as examples only and there is no intention to single out a specific provider for criticism or praise.
Nov 14, 2007
Contributors: Alessandro Acquisti, Carnegie Mellon University Elisabetta Carrara, ENISA Fred Stutzman, UNC Jon Callas, PGP Corp Klaus Schimmer, SAP Maz Nadjm, Rareface Mathieu Gorge, Vigitrust Nicole Ellison, MSU Paul King, Cisco Systems Ralph Gross, Carnegie Mellon University Scott Golder, Hewlett-Packard