The Federal CIO Council recommends that agencies' decision to permit social media must involve a collaborative, risk-based decision-making process that requires strong business justifications that identify mission requirements.
Seattle's IT security office had little choice but to secure as best it can the city's IT systems from potential threats posed by social networks. The mayor and city council members just began to use them.
Interview with David Matthews, Deputy CISO, City of Seattle
David Matthews, like other government information security officials, knows the security problems social networks present. And like his cohorts in municipal, state and federal governments across the nation, Matthews - deputy chief information security...
The assessment employed an all-hazards approach to identify and prioritize national-level risks to critical IT functions. It also highlights strategies to address those risks and enhance the resiliency and security of the nation's IT sector.