Former White House CIO Theresa Payton. Photo: Cybercrime Magazine.

Cybersecurity Advice: Tips For Preventing A Social Media Account Takeover

Safeguarding your LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram accounts

Steve Morgan, Editor-in-Chief

Sausalito, Calif. – Apr. 9, 2019

Theresa Payton is a globetrotting cybersecurity CEO, author, keynote speaker, and actress. Her company, Fortalice Solutions — a cybersecurity intelligence and operations provider — has been on the front lines of hundreds of incident responses.

This week, Theresa checks in from Nashville, Tenn., the music capital of the world. She explains what you need to know about securing your social media accounts, and how to prepare for the possibility of a takeover.

Theresa’s advice is simple and straightforward to implement, and yet it’s not something that all savvy social media pros are thinking about. But they will if they watch this video.



Theresa says that the cybersecurity team and the social media team should be talking to each other about 4 important topics.

Watch the 2-minute video and get your social media house in order, if you haven’t already. Hopefully, you’ll never need her advice, but if you do — then it will serve you well.

Stay tuned for more cyber advice from Theresa.

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Steve Morgan is founder and Editor-in-Chief at Cybersecurity Ventures.

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