Social Media Training
The frequent use of social media by employees has created a new domain of risk for employers – employees who reveal confidential or sensitive information or who otherwise say things that damage their institution’s reputation or create strife with their colleagues. Employees might make anonymous comments and think they are untraceable. They don’t realize the severe legal consequences that can follow from disclosing confidential information or for spreading gossip and rumor about others.
Good training can go a long way toward reducing the risk of employees making foolish mistakes with social media.
About the Social Media Training Program
Our complete training program covers:
- social media website privacy settings
- the myth of total anonymity
- the importance of expressly distinguishing personal versus employer views
- the danger of revealing details about a person even if that person isn’t identified
- Understand how careless use of social media can hurt yourself, colleagues, employers, and others
- Learn about the myth of total anonymity
- Learn about confidentiality and social media privacy settings, as well as the dangers of revealing PHI even when not naming the person involved.
- Become familiar with the importance of distinguishing personal views from employer views
We also offer short vignettes and videos that provide concise, easy-to-digest content for busy professionals and are ideal for periodic ongoing awareness. Contact us to see how you can add these to your current training programs or customize a complete package with our comprehensive training modules.
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About TeachPrivacy and Our Training Philosophy
TeachPrivacy was founded by Professor Daniel J. Solove, the leading expert on privacy and data security law. He is deeply involved in the creation of all training programs because he believes that training works best when made by subject-matter experts and by people with extensive teaching experience.
According to Professor Solove: “Great training isn’t about slickness or tricks. It is about teaching. The goal is to make people understand, care, and remember. Great training is made with genuine passion – to make people love training, it must be made with love. Excellent substance is essential. The material must be explained clearly, understandably, and concretely. The content must be short and to the point – and it must be engaging. Slickness and gimmicks can’t compensate for lackluster substance.”
TeachPrivacy provides privacy awareness training, information security awareness training, phishing training, HIPAA training, FERPA training, PCI training, as well as training on many other privacy and security topics.
Professor Solove is a law professor at George Washington University Law School. He has taught privacy law every year since 2000, has published 10 books and more than 50 articles, including the leading textbook on information privacy law and a short guidebook on the subject. His LinkedIn blog has more than 1 million followers. Click here for more information about Professor Solove.