However this only comes as an additional step, in the chain of events linking to the current state of things, in regards to the cyber-security or lack thereof that the system currently faces. we need to be able to better educate people and thus increase awareness regarding cyber-security. How do we do that ? Well the answer will depends on each and everyone in relation with how much their current position require them to make use of the cyber-net.
That said, as a manager, we need to be able to deal cautiously with current emerging social media. Here is a very informative video which gives some very useful tips on how to handle the situation at hands :
In my opinion it is quite useful to remember that this issue of cyber-security is one that needs to be taken quite seriously by each and everyone of us, individually. For we, as a community of users are the ones dictating, or to a certain extend affect the 'market hand' in this industry, to drive traffic, interest, and eventually profit. Thus, whether in a managerial role in a Fortune 500 company, as simply as the head of one's household, we ought to urge the members of our community to use these emerging technologies, just like they would use their notebooks. The fact that they paid hundreds of dollars for a device doesn't vindicate that they have the leeway to use of the device in absurd ways.
If proper ethics had been followed, there would not have even been the slightest need of the SOPA and PIPA legislations. Nonetheless, we can still assure no such thing ever come into consideration. How? By been cautious of the way we interact with others via the World Wide Web.
The Department of Homeland Security offers good tips as well, on how to go about making proper use of the web. [Link Here]. I believe, as a manager, it would be necessary to have such tips not only presented to employees as they enter the workforce, but also continuously brought back up through seminars and training sessions, to assure that this concerns stays vivid in the minds of the employees.
Technology is only going to keep going forward. Thus, as a nation, we ought to device ways to go forward as well, in an ethical manner !