With the rapid proliferation of social networking sites such as FaceBook, MySpace and Twitter, the threat of identity thieves using these social networking sites to steal users' identities has greatly increased. What with phishing, viruses and links that lead unsuspecting clickers to bad things, social networking sites are a treasure trove for identity thieves. Employers need to be aware of the risk posed by social networking sites.
I read an excellent article today that provies 8 steps for employers to use to protect themselves and their employees. The article can be found here - http://www.bloggernews.net/122397.