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Cyber Security for Charitable Organizations

DONOR TRUST

“There is nothing more important to a charitable organization than the relationship between themselves and their donors. Donors often prefer to remain anonymous in the space of charity and philanthropy. Like first impressions, an organization that fumbles the security of their data will irreparably damage the valuable relationships they have established with their donors.”

 

1 in 3 attacked in 2023Charities and other Not-For-Profit organizations are being targeted on a daily basis.

According to Bank Info Security, 1 out of 3 charitable organizations in the United kingdom experienced a cyber security breach incident. These are what was reported by the charitable organizations involved in the survey taken at the end of 2023. This number is astronomically higher than law firms, CPA firms, healthcare firms, and Family Office Networks. The information of the donors themselves is the valuable commodity that can be sold to other nefarious parties.

WHAT WE PROVIDE 


A fortress is built by many bricks and mortar. A single brick is solid, however working well with mortar and the proper alignment create a secure space for the valuable contents within the wall it creates. At Cyber631, we have designed a fortress with the specific security tools working together to build the fortress needed to protect against these emerging cyber security threats.

  • ESET Cyber Security Protect Complete – The software that not only stops breaches, but simply prevents them. ESET is one of the top security software systems in the world, it acts a shield to deter cyber threats.
Complete ESET Security Software Includes:
    • Console
    • Modern Endpoint Protection
    • Next-Generation
Antivirus
    • Network Attack
Protection
    • Device Control
    • Anti-Phishing
    • Server Security
    • Mobile Threat Defense
    • Full Disk Encryption
    • Advanced Threat Defense
    • Vulnerability & Patch Management
    • Mail Server Security
    • Cloud App Protection

 

 

  • ISS/FICO – We monitor your computer and network systems frequently and tests your systems for weak points. We can even test your vendor’s systems to find who amongst your vendors does not employ the proper security standards. This enables us to detect where potential breaches may occur.

 

  • ASCERIS – Our technical support is available 24 hours a day 7 days week. In the unlikely event of a breach or incident, we will be available to secure the threat to your systems.

Automated Detection & Protection

ESET provides comprehensive Network Protection, Firewall, Real Time File System Protection, Host Intrusion Prevention System, Mobile Device Protection, Internet Protection, Web Access, Email Client Protection, Anti-Spam and Anti-Phishing Protection, and Ransomware protection.

Remediation Solutions & Backup

ESET identifies risks and will quarantine or eliminate the cyber risk. In addition, cyber intrusion experts are on call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to assist with remediation efforts as needed. Data backup plans are available as well, virtually eliminating potential ransomware threats.

ISS (FICO) Cyber Risk Score & Audit

An “Outside-In” Cyber Risk Assessment Score representing likelihood of a material breach within 12 months. Full report identifying areas of cyber risk that need attention. Includes an ongoing monthly ISS (FICO) score and report to monitor changes in cyber risk.

24/7/365 Emergency Response

If a breach event does occur, you have a hotline to call for support in determining the extent of the breach, guidance on remediation and complete support for identifying and executing notifications to affected individuals.

Real-Time Encrypted Data Backup

Cloud-based Data backup and recovery services virtually eliminate the possibility ransomware. You will have access to data services and instant backups to spin you data up to an operating level in the event of any kind of cyber-attack.
Donor Trust and Cyber Security For Charities

Charities and other Not-For-Profit

Charities and other Not-For-Profit organizations are being targeted by cyber criminals. One out of three were attacked in 2023. Charitable organizations collect a wealth of sensitive data, including personal information, payment details, and donation history, making them attractive targets for cyber criminals.

Cyber security is a fundamental aspect of operating a charitable organization in today’s digital landscape. Cyber security is critical for charitable organizations and philanthropic groups that rely on donations to support their charitable causes. Online fundraising platforms and electronic payment methods used today demand full protection of donor information and financial transactions.

HIPAA and GDPR

Protecting data not only protects your credibility and maintains donor trust, it is required by current and in process regulations including State (California), Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) , and European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) laws.

Implementing strong cyber security measures is not only a legal requirement but also essential for maintaining the trust and confidence of donors. A data breach or cyber attack can have far-reaching consequences, including financial losses, reputational damage, and legal liabilities. By investing in cyber security tools and training, charitable organizations can mitigate these risks and demonstrate their commitment to protecting donor privacy and data security.

Conclusion

Cyber security is a fundamental aspect of operating a charitable organization in today’s digital landscape. By understanding and complying with relevant laws and regulations, implementing robust security measures, and prioritizing data protection, charitable organizations can safeguard donor information, maintain trust with supporters, and uphold their mission of making a positive impact on society.

 

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    Cyber Security For Charitable Organizations

    Charitable Organizations and Philanthropy.

    Cyber security is a critical consideration for charitable organizations and philanthropic groups that rely on donations to support their charitable causes. In today’s digital age, where online fundraising platforms and electronic payment methods are prevalent, protecting donor information and financial transactions is paramount. Charitable organizations collect a wealth of sensitive data, including personal information, payment details, and donation history, making them attractive targets for cyber criminals.

    General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in the European Union

    One of the key laws that charitable organizations must comply with is the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in the European Union. The GDPR sets strict guidelines for the collection, processing, and storage of personal data, requiring organizations to implement robust security measures to safeguard this information. Failure to comply with the GDPR can result in hefty fines and damage to the organization’s reputation.

    Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

    In the United States, charitable organizations must also adhere to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) if they handle any health-related information. HIPAA mandates strict security and privacy standards to protect individuals’ medical records and other health information.
    Implementing strong cyber security measures is not only a legal requirement but also essential for maintaining the trust and confidence of donors. A data breach or cyber attack can have far-reaching consequences, including financial losses, reputational damage, and legal liabilities. By investing in cyber security tools and training, charitable organizations can mitigate these risks and demonstrate their commitment to protecting donor privacy and data security.

    Cyber security is a fundamental aspect of operating a charitable organization in today’s digital landscape. By understanding and complying with relevant laws and regulations, implementing robust security measures, and prioritizing data protection, charitable organizations can safeguard donor information, maintain trust with supporters, and uphold their mission of making a positive impact on society.

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