The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) has asked insurance companies to set social media guidelines for their employees. The insurance regulator has asked to ensure that no unauthenticated or confidential information related to the organization is disseminated through these forums.
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IRDA said that the reputation of an organization is closely linked to the behavior of its employees, and “social media should be used in a way that adds value to the organization’s business”.
In this regard, IRDA has issued information and cyber security guidelines to all insurance companies. It has a specific clause on ‘acceptable use of social media’, which states that employees should not share any unconfirmed or confidential information on “any blog/chat forum/discussion forum/messenger site/social networking site”. should be avoided.
IRDA also said that while making personal posts on the Internet, individuals should make it clear that these are their views and do not represent the views of the organization.
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