David Menken gave a presentation on legal issues involving use of social media by local governments in Albany, New York on June 2, 2015 to government officials and information technology specialists at the New York State Office of Information Technology Services Cyber Security Conference  His talk centered on two of the most important issues facing local governments which utilize social media: first amendment considerations and compliance with record retention, open meetings and freedom of information laws.  David advises businesses and local governments on social media, privacy and security issues and can be contacted at dmenken@sbjlaw.com.