Laurie Flynn recently published an article on “Underestimating the Looming Cyber-Threat Would Prove Perilous”. It brought to mind the adage ” an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure”. But, as Laurie points out in her article, initiatives to prevent a Cyber-attack are often times met with resistant for varying reasons. One is […]Read more "Social Media Resilience for Mitigation of a Cyber Attack"
Wael Ghonim has tagged the Egyptian Revolution as Revolution 2.0. He heavily used Social Media channels during the revolution, as did others, to keep information flowing throughout Egypt and the world. Social Media provided multiple channels of communication. Like the original design of the Internet by DARPA, it cannot be brought down by any ‘single […]Read more "Social Media and Revolution 2.0"
There have purportedly been stories describing that when Twitter was shut down in Egypt, the mobile app of Twitter dashboards were used to get the Twitter messages out to the free world. This is an example of utilizing the many channels of communication available in Social Media to assist political, man-made, and natural disasters. Were […]Read more "How was Social Media used to progress the democratic process in the Middle East?"
We know that we cannot predict, nor stop, every human-induced and natural disaster. But what we can do is prepared for them. Social Media is going to play a key role in contingency planning, for both business and our society. Social Media brings multiple communication channels for collaboration to the implementation of Emergency Management plans. President Obama […]Read more "Disaster Preparedness will advance through increased Wireless Access"