Email, Internet & Social Media: Key Risks

There are many positive aspects of using email, internet and social media at work, such as promoting a positive public image; efficiently sharing information and best practice; providing networking opportunities and acting as an effective recruitment tool.

However, with it come a number of potential risks, in particular loss of productivity; reputational damage; harassment/discrimination (cyber-bullying); disclosure of confidential information; and post-employment competition issues.

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