Happy Safe Social Networking..!

FixNix InfoSec Solution’s Safe Networking tips !

Nixers wishes a very happy New Year and a healthy, happy and successful 2013.

On this auspicious Pongal/Sankaranthi day, we’d like you to achieve more than you set out to, and be more successful than you deserve in the coming year!

At this joyous time of year, We wish you abundance, happiness, and peace in a new year filled with hope. Happy holidays!

 

Cyberstalking is a topic offlate being discussed widely.

Particularly there’re lot of women victims being harassed due to this.

How can we unleash the power of social media without somebody unknown stalks on us?

You’ll get to see tips, insights in this ‘Safe Networking’ campaign mails.

McAfee has introduced apps like Socialprotection so that we can limit control of the photos we upload in our profiles.
https://apps.facebook.com/socialprotection/

https://www.facebook.com/McAfee/app_318055821622402

http://thenextweb.com/apps/2012/08/28/mcafee-launches-intel-built-app-protects-facebook-photos-unwanted-attention/

Keeping that aside there’re lot of security tips posted by facebook itself which everyone should keep track.

https://blog.facebook.com/blog.php?post=248766257130

https://www.facebook.com/security

Do an personal audit of your personal facebook account often at regular intervals.
http://iag.me/socialmedia/how-to-do-a-facebook-personal-profile-security-audit/

Twitter provides option to us to control who follows our tweets and control the further spreading of our 140 char thoughts
https://support.twitter.com/articles/20169376-how-to-approve-deny-follower-requests#

http://support.twitter.com/articles/18368-protecting-your-personal-information#

http://support.twitter.com/articles/76036-keeping-your-account-secure#

http://support.twitter.com/articles/20169996-email-account-tips#

http://support.twitter.com/articles/185703-my-account-is-compromised-hacked-and-i-can-t-log-in#

https://dev.twitter.com/tags/protected-tweets

https://dev.twitter.com/tags/protected-users

There’re tools from reputed security vendors like BitDefender for twitter security protection.
http://safego.bitdefender.com/twittera

Need to keep a tab on the twitter attacks happen
http://www.informationweek.com/security/vulnerabilities/5-steps-to-prevent-twitter-hacks/240005178

http://www.askdavetaylor.com/how_to_protect_twitter_updates_messages.html

 

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4 thoughts on “Happy Safe Social Networking..!

    • Thanks Brummond for the wishes. I’ve been a writer for longtime, but offlate inclined more towards technology and had a great career.
      So the InfoSec worlds of Microsoft, IBM & Reasoning never let me write outside the boundaries of organization, now getting opportunity to write back again.

      Good news is this same content got published in http://www.vikatan.com, one of the leading media group of India.
      Stay tuned..

  1. thank you for all your efforts that you have put in this. Very interesting info. “What one knows is, in youth, of little moment they know enough who know how to learn.” by Henry Adams.

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