Government employees are recommended to leave sensitive social media groups.
ISLAMABAD: The federal government has issued a major advisory on the use of social media platforms. Government employees have been advised to leave social media groups with sensitive information.
According to sources, the advisory has raised serious concerns over the use of social media platforms by employees of some government agencies. App-Facebook and Twitter groups are recommended to leave immediately. Government issues advisory on use of social media platforms.
Government employees are advised to leave sensitive social media groups.
The advisory has been sent to all federal ministries, division secretaries and provincial chief secretaries.
According to the advisory, employees of some government agencies are sharing important government information on social media.
Sharing important information could jeopardize ongoing operations.
Has been asked to refrain from using social media forums – the advisory to employees to leave sensitive information immediately on WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter groups – to avoid sharing sensitive information on social media – employees to block sensitive information groups.
It is recommended to adopt dual verification system to identify them and secure their information to the employees.