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Implications of Risks in Online Social Networking and Framework for Measurement of Risks

Author(s):

Mr.Velmurugan , Research scholar,D.B.JAIN college; S.BALAJI, D.B.Jain college

Keywords:

Social Network, Facebook, Privacy, Enterprise, Risk Mitigation

Abstract

Exponential growth of online social networks resulted in fundamental shift in status of end users. Individual end users become content managers instead of just being content consumers. Today, for every single piece of data shared on online social networks, the uploader must decide which of his friends should be able to access the data. In Online Social Networks, term "friend" has become all-encompassing, it has become increasingly difficult for users to control which friends get to see what personal information. There is a need for to quantify the privacy risk attributed to friend relationship in online social networks. Hence it becomes absolutely necessary to enhance the safety and reduce the risk associated with the usage of social networks. The aim of this paper in exploring the consequences of the adoption of social networks by employees working in enterprises. The methodologies to answer questions related to the risks incurred in an organization due to the usage of social network by its employees, efficient approaches that can be taken to mitigate the different risks and the financial and organizational implications for an organization in implementing any of the possible risk mitigation approaches. aims at exploring the consequences of the adoption of social networks by employees working in enterprises. The methodologies to answer questions related to the risks incurred in an organization due to the usage of social network by its employees, efficient approaches that can be taken to mitigate the different risks and the financial and organizational implications for an organization in implementing any of the possible risk mitigation approaches.

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Paper ID: IJSRDV4I70168
Published in: Volume : 4, Issue : 7
Publication Date: 01/10/2016
Page(s): 207-210

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