Web 2.0 Tools: Productivity Gain or Security Threat?

Matt Keil

Category: Firewall

ANALYSIS – Two recent articles about web 2.0 tools present two very different views – productivity tool or a security threat. Clearly these tools are gaining significant visibility within enterprises as a means to quickly roll out new applications and technologies. The end result of course is to gain a competitive edge. But the speed with which the tools are developed, and possibly deployed raises the issue of security. Are they safe, can they be secured, what is at risk if they are compromised.

Web 2.0-Style Mashups Making Major Inroads in the Enterprise
Click here to view the SocialComputing Magazine article.

Top 5 Most Popular Web 2.0 Services Sure To Be A Hit With Hackers
Click here to view the InformationWeek article.

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