Cyber Security: Small Charity Guide: How to improve cyber security within your charity – quickly, easily and at low cost. Charities are not immune to cyber crime. Perpetrators do not distinguish between victims and charities are as likely to be targeted as private firms or the general public. You are encouraged to read this guide, adopt good practice and share key messages within your charity peers.
This is a summary of low cost, simple techniques that can improve cyber security within your organisation. This advice has been produced to help small businesses (would also apply to small charities) protect themselves from the most common cyber attacks. The 5 topics covered are easy to understand and cost little to implement. Link
Security professionals have named the main reasons why cyber attacks are successful, providing an insight into the areas charities need to protect. While human error is a contributing factor behind these attacks, the survey also found scarce resources to help security teams respond, and a lack of best practices being implemented to prevent future attacks.
Charities must ‘better plan to mitigate cyber risks’ It’s no surprise that cybersecurity is a priority for most charity-technology leaders today but does the wider charity workforce understand the need to invest in it?