In the free slides and recording for the August Community IT Webinar, Johan Hammerstrom focuses on the fundamentals of successful information management. What are the big picture steps an organization must take? What are the critical elements that an organization must have in place? He looks at industry standard methodologies and discusses the Community IT framework for ensuring that valuable information assets are well managed for IT success.
Depending on what sort of access the bad guys have, they can test from 1000 passwords per second to hundreds of thousands per second. This post neatly explains in laymen's terms the way to a memorable password that is difficult for computers to crack.
For anyone who missed the FREE July webinar, Peter Gross and Kyle Haines from Build Consulting presented their experience evaluating whether your organization should make the move to Raiser's Edge NXT. The slides and a recording of the webinar can be accessed here.
Last month, the OPM (Office of Personnel Management for the Federal Government) was rocked by a serious privacy and security breach. This post links to two excellent summaries for anyone who is interested in learning more.
Over the past 15 years, I have had the opportunity to work with hundreds of nonprofit organizations, with a lot of lessons learned. One of the most important has been the difficulty and the importance of leadership transitions; especially when they involve the founder of the organization.
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