City Defends IT System from Social Network ThreatsInterview with David Matthews, Deputy CISO, City of Seattle
"The first thing we had to admit was that the horse is long gone out of the barn and there's really nothing we can do about it at this point," Matthews says in an interview with GovInfoSecurity.com. "Users including council members, the mayor, everybody else are using social network, either personally or for city business. There are a few of them that have bothered to ask about what we thought about it on the security side of things, but the vast majority has just gone ahead and done it."
Social networks is one of the challenges Matthews discussed in this first of a two-part interview with Eric Chabrow, managing editor of GovInfoSecurity.com. In the first part, Matthews describes:
In the second part of the interview, which will be posted presently, Matthews discusses IT forensics and the IT security office relationship with the city's legal department.