"The question isn’t whether to block or not to block" said Ben Rothke, senior security consultant with British Telecom. “Blocking simply won’t work,” said Rothke, who noted that even conservative organizations, such as Boeing, have adopted Web 2.0 technologies as part of their marketing and communications strategies.
To boot, Fortune 500 companies like General Motors are driven millions of dollars in incremental sales through their Twitter and Facebook accounts. But as valuable as social media can be, it also presents security risks.
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