Over the past few years, hackers have found ways to use social media for fraud. Does this mean you should stop using social media for personal and business purposes? Absolutely not. The key is to be smart about your online practices. Cybersecurity is important across all parts of your daily life – from banking to personal email and social media.
Time is Money
In the age of the Internet, instant information, social media, smart phones, tablets and much more, the business world has seen great leaps and strides in the ability to reach an audience, clients and customers, but at what cost? Well, it turns out that cost may come in the form of productivity in the work place, as recent research has shown that a majority of employees with access to the Internet are wasting between 1-3 hours surfing the web or checking their social media.
A Big Part of Your Business Can Cause Big Problems
The internet and email are tools we use in business so fluently we can't imagine the world without them. However, more and more businesses are discovering that these tools are being used by employees for activities that aren't business related.
More Posting and Less Productivity
Employees using company computers to access their favorite news website, social media page or check the score of their fantasy football team is nothing new. The problem is these sites and apps are getting more addicting every day, and employee productivity is dropping at an alarming rate.