“We will get hacked; it’s inevitable. And it will probably happen more than once.”
Helen Patton shared those opening words when she attended the recent University Communications monthly social media meeting. One of the topics at the September meeting was a discussion about the recent hacker attack affecting three University of Michigan Facebook pages. On Wednesday, August 12, the Michigan Football, Michigan Basketball and Michigan Athletics Facebook pages were defaced with malicious postings. In the full article, Helen elaborates on proactive measures we can take for protecting our institutional social media accounts from hacker attacks.