TITLE

How Will Facebook Fare in its Latest Security Test?

AUTHOR(S)
Scaglione, Bernard
PUB. DATE
October 2010
SOURCE
Security: Solutions for Enterprise Security Leaders;Oct2010, Vol. 47 Issue 10, p56
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the security challenges faced by social networking sites particularly Facebook. It states that the growth of social networks like Facebook and the creation of computing networks brought the need for access control. It mentions that based from the report of Symantac, the number of computer viruses and worms increased from 624, 267 in 2007 to 1.6 million in 2009. Mark Zuckerberg, president of Facebook Inc. announces plans to change the access control to Facebook security.
ACCESSION #
54462600

 

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