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How To Make Sure Your Non-Profit Doesen’t Get Hacked

The title of this post is misleading. No organization big or small can ever be secured from hacking. Think Edward Snowden and the NSA. That being said, there is a lot you can do to make it difficult and expensive to compromise sensitive information that your non-profit organization or social enterprise collects. And these tips will go a long way to make sure you’re non-profit does not get hacked. Why Non-profits are a Target Non-profits may possess information that is valuable to hackers: Donor details – Your donors and supporters could be high net individuals. If a hacker were able to send an email from your organization to your donors, there is a greater chance they would open them allowing the hacker to target your donor. Personally identifiable information (PII) – Personal information such as social security numbers, email addresses, phone numbers and address details allow hackers to re-create identities which are then sold on the underground markets. Financial and Health information – Credit card numbers, bank account details, amounts transferred, patient data etc can …