When performing a risk assessment, many organizations focus on issues such as loss of funding and reputational damage. Yet nonprofit data breaches, which can cause just as much harm, largely get overlooked. Nonprofits collect sensitive data, which can include donor information, health information, Social Security numbers, confidential emails, employee and volunteer records, and billing information. But, very few organizations can be confident that they do not store any of this information, so it needs to be protected.
Author: Brian Edwards, News Editor
Brian Edwards is a Vice President at McKenzie Worldwide, a high-technology public relations, social media and brand development agency, and serves as the Cyber Oregon news editor. He has more than 25 years of high-tech public relations, social media and journalism experience.