Social Media ÔÇô After the Breach | American Bar Association

Considerable effort can go into stealing personal and company information, but more and more individuals are just giving it away. Today, communication in the workplace has moved to Facebook walls and office gossip is tweeted around the world. YouTube videos portray ÔÇ£behind the scenesÔÇØ footage giving the entire world a glimpse into what once was restricted to employees and an occasional guest. Cast out into the Wild West of time and space that we call the Internet is all manner of private information, both personal and corporate. Telephone numbers, important contacts, addresses, social security numbers, banking and financial data, birth dates, private medical information, and even corporate decisions and strategy are readily and easily available. Moreover, comments made in a personal, trusting setting are now sent into the vast beyond, where they can remain permanently. Read more in the article published in the ABA by me and Timothy Opsitnick.

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