What I Learned at the Net Impact Conference - Tips for Staying Safe Online

What I Learned at the Net Impact Conference - Tips for Staying Safe Online

By Cecily Joseph, Vice President, Corporate Responsibility at Symantec
Wednesday, October 30, 2013 - 9:00am

October 30, 2013/ 3BL Media/ - Last weekend I had the pleasure of participating in the Net Impact conference, the leading forum for next generation leaders who want to use their careers for good. The conference attracted approximately 3,000 attendees who ranged from students to C-suite executives driving sustainability at Fortune 500 companies.

We met for three days of stimulating speeches, workshops and networking. I moderated a lively panel discussion on the topic of staying safe online and corporate responsibility in the age of social media with panelists including Symantec’s Marian Merritt, our Norton Internet Safety Advocate; Michael Kaiser, executive director of the National Cyber Security Alliance; and Henk Campher, senior vice president, Business & Social Purpose and managing director, Sustainability at Edelman. Keeping people’s information safe online is at the core of Symantec’s business and a focal point for corporate responsibility, so we were excited about the dialogue sparked by the panel.

We answered several audience questions, and in reply our panel experts agreed that it’s up to you to be a responsible user of social media and they provided these tips to help you protect your data...

To see the full list of tips, visit Symantec's CR in Action blog here.