Social Media Privacy Using EDEE Security Model


  • Benjamin Yankson University at Albany, USA



security, social media, privacy, Facebook, Snapchat, model


Social Media platforms have become a significant part of our daily lives and a modern way to connect friends and family, document our lives, and share other great personal information about our lives. These activities leave us vulnerable to privacy and security breach due to lapse security controls necessary to protect users' sensitive data on these platforms. We conducted exploratory privacy and security analysis on paramount social media platforms such as Facebook and Snapchat and determined that current Social Media privacy and security posture insufficient and proposed Social Media platform Security through “Educate,” “Determine,” “Enable,” and “Evaluate” (EDEE) Security model to address the evolving Social Media platform security as a growing concern in Cybersecurity for individual using the platform and companies hosting the platform.