If you missed it, the slides and YouTube recording of Crafting Your Nonprofit IT Security Policy with Matt Eshleman are posted here. This is an update and complete refresh of our most popular YouTube video, and one of our most popular webinars this year.
Community IT Innovators is proud to sponsor this security policy workbook by our friends at Idealware. Most nonprofit security breaches are caused by carelessness, not maliciousness - staff members often don’t know when they’re taking risks. Good technology policies protect your organization’s data and reputation by providing clear guidance on how to manage risky situations.
A key trend we have seen this year in nonprofit technology is a rapidly evolving threat landscape. The three pillars of effective IT security are the right tools, staff training and effective policy. I hope you'll join our CTO Matt Eshleman Wednesday July 19th from 4-5pm to learn how to put your Nonprofit IT Security Policy in a format that can be easily updated as often as your IT technology changes.
If you missed Johan Hammerstrom's webinar on Latest Nonprofit Cloud Strategies, the YouTube video and Slideshare links are now available. Johan walks you through the options, costs and benefits, based on our experience with small and medium sized organizations.
Before Johan's webinar next week, a link to the 2016 State of the Nonprofit Cloud report from NTEN. 100% of respondents use 2+ cloud applications; service features and the ability of staff to work remotely and access data remotely were most important in decision making, over staff training concerns.
Peter Mirus at Build Consulting answers questions on Microsoft Dynamics 365 for nonprofits on their blog this week. He concludes "Dynamics CRM Online is a stretch for organizations that rely on fundraising for a large portion of their revenue. There are many other CRM systems more ideal for fundraising organizations. Organizations that rely on other forms of revenue have good reason to consider Dynamics CRM Online. These include nonprofits that rely on grants, contracts, cooperative agreements, or membership dues."
In June I'm delighted to be presenting a webinar on big picture cloud strategy for nonprofit organizations - what's available, what it costs, and why you should (or shouldn't) expand your cloud platforms and processes. If you've wondered what all those acronyms mean (SaaS? IaaS?) I'll demystify them and lay out the latest developments in this rapidly changing field.
Cloud computing concepts aren't complicated, and your organization has probably already implemented or contracted with a cloud service in these trending categories. To better understand how nonprofits are using the cloud and where cloud computing is heading, join us June 21st when Johan will review the latest strategies.
Links to the slides and YouTube recording of May's webinar from our partners at Build Consulting on Successful Nonprofit Technology Change Management including a framework for thinking about change at your organization.
Community IT continues to make security a top priority in 2017. If you are not a Community IT Innovators client, the WannaCrypt Ransomeware Virus outbreak provides an opportunity to review security recommendations with your staff.
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