Pete, the system administrator, has blocked users from accessing social media websites.
In addition to protecting company information from being accidentally leaked, which additional security benefit
does this provide?
No competition with the company’s official social presence
Protection against malware introduced by banner ads
Increased user productivity based upon fewer distractions
Elimination of risks caused by unauthorized P2P file sharing
Banner, or header information messages sent with data to find out about the system(s) does happen. Banners
often identify the host, the operating system running on it, and other information that can be useful if you are
going to attempt to later breach the security of it.