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10 Golden Rules: Securing schools from social media threats

How can schools protect their pupils from being exposed to inappropriate, offensive or illegal material? Internet Security Analyst Simon Heron gives the ten golden rules for ensuring school security.

The proliferation of social networks such as Facebook, Bebo and MySpace, instant messenger, file-sharing and peer-to-peer applications mean that the IT teams in schools have to cope with an even greater number of threats than many corporate networks. So how can schools protect their pupils from being exposed to inappropriate, offensive or illegal material? Here, Internet Security Analyst, Simon Heron, gives the 10 golden rules for ensuring school security.

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