IBM Security's "Future of Identity Study" found that consumers don't trust social media networks to securely collect their identity data.
Facebook is using artificial intelligence features that will make users aware when their photos have been posted without permission.
Many of the security threats we noted at the start of 2017 gripped the public's attention during the past year, foreshadowing major shifts to come in 2018.
While consumers can't change their personal information, they can take preventative measures to protect their data from new account fraud.
Posting vacation pictures or specific travel information online can expose social media users to identity theft, social engineering schemes and more.
Facebook is hoping to make improving security settings easier for users with two-factor authentication and redesigned menu navigation.
With so much disinformation being reported in the news and spread through social media, it's hard for security professionals to know what to believe.
It's crucial to protect your Twitter account to avoid exposing yourself or your business to financial, reputational and legal consequences.
Security professionals who fail to secure their social media accounts create openings for cybercriminals to access more critical, work-related data.