The Web 2.0 Security Working Group (W20SWG) is a representative body responsible for assessing information security issues surrounding Web 2.0 technologies in the Federal Government, and recommending solutions to mitigate identified risks. For the purposes of this working group, Web 2.0 includes social media and cloud computing. This working group provides best practices and recommendations for federal use of social media and cloud computing resources.
The Working Group is part of the Network and Infrastructure Security Subcommittee (NISSC), a subcommittee of the Federal CIO Council's Information Security and Identity Management Committee.
The Working Group has published the Guidelines for Secure Use of Social Media by Federal Departments and Agencies.