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Armed Forces: Internet

Volume 497: debated on Tuesday 13 October 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence if he will issue guidance on the use of military computer networks to access social networking sites. (291549)

The MOD has recently issued guidelines designed to help service and civilian personnel make full use of social networking sites while protecting their security, reputation and privacy. These guidelines apply to all use of social networking sites, whether accessed via MOD networks or otherwise, and are available at:

http://www.mod.uk/DefenceInternet/AboutDefence/CorporatePublications/MediaandPublicCommunication Publications/OnlineEngagementGuidelines.htm