Here are some links especially for nonprofit organizations.
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Cybersecurity for Nonprofits: Don’t be Scared, Be Prepared
This live 3-part webclass in October 2017 aimed to demystify cybersecurity and help small organizations prioritize to make improvements even with limited resources.
Part 1 (Oct 16) Watch the video Download the slides
Part 2 (Oct 23) Watch the video Download the slides
Part 3 (Oct 30) Watch the video Download the slides
Prepare to improve your organization’s information security in just ten minutes a day with our 10 for 10 Guide to getting started with cybersecurity.
Managed I.T. Services
This can be a great solution for basic IT needs of a small-to-medium nonprofit. But be sure you understand what you’re getting and what you’re not! As this article at TechSoup explains, you may need additional specialized help for cyber security. One additional consideration: if you’re a HIPAA covered entity, you’ll need a Business Associate Agreement from your managed services provider.
Cybersecurity in Non-Profit and Non-Governmental Organizations
A survey that was conducted by the Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology. Here are some highlights from the results published in Feb. 2017:
- 50% of respondents had experienced a ramsomware event.
- 56% of responding organizations require cybersecurity training for their staff.
- 49% do not have any staff or department formally assigned to protecting their computing environment from cyberattacks.