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Social media – Risks posed by social networks

Front cover of the leaflet ‘Social media – Risks posed by social networks’, Editor: BfV (German federal domestic intelligence service) for the community of the domestic intelligence services of the Federation and the federal states, Date of information: March 2016Zoom© BfV (German federal domestic intelligence service) for the community of the domestic intelligence services of the Federation and the federal states

The Internet has considerably changed many people's everyday behaviour. Social networks as modern communication platforms have become enormously popular. All over the world, millions of people exchange information on their hobbies, common interests, or even work aspects via networks such as Facebook or Xing.


Contents:

  • Social Media – a natural means of communication
  • A security risk for your company?
  • Possible negative consequences
  • Recommended action
  • Your points of contact in economic security

Editor: BfV (German federal domestic intelligence service) for the community of the domestic intelligence services of the Federation and the federal states
Date of information: March 2016

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