Webinar: Wednesday July 19, 2017 – Crafting Your Nonprofit IT Security Policy – Slides & Recording

Topic: Crafting Your Nonprofit IT Security Policy
Date: Wednesday July 19th 2017

Note: This is a completely revised and refreshed update of our most popular webinar video on YouTube.

We all have questions on security at our nonprofit organizations. This month CTO Matt Eshleman walks you through writing or updating an official policy – the questions to ask and the main issues your security policy needs to address.

  • I know we have an IT security policy at my organization, but I’m not sure it is up to date with all the new cloud applications we’re using and all the new security risks I read about.
  • Everyone uses their own devices to work in and out of the office – how can I support them without creating extra security risks? What do we need to do if a device is stolen?
  • How do I create or update a policy that explains clearly to our staff what they are required to do and why?
  • How do I keep staff up to date on current security best practices?
  • Are there new security procedures or products that can help my organization keep our valuable data and sensitive emails secure?

In this webinar Matt explores the nonprofit IT security landscape in 2017 laying out recent threats and trends. He takes you through a manageable outline to create or update a policy for your organization that will address different levels of access to data; confidentiality and security; emails, passwords, and 2 step authentication; and what policies need to be in place for staff devices whether yours or theirs.

This webinar is for everyone – the landscape is always changing and it is hard to keep up. We would like to share our experience with many clients of different sizes to recommend best practices and help you craft a policy that works to keep your organization safe.

Nonprofit IT Security Policy

Presenter: 

photo of Matt EshlemanAs the Chief Technology Officer at Community IT, Matthew Eshleman is responsible for shaping Community IT’s strategy in assessing and recommending technology solutions to clients. With a deep background in network infrastructure technology he fundamentally understands how technology works and interoperates both in the office and in the cloud.

Matt joined Community IT as an intern in the summer of 2000 and after finishing his dual degrees in Computer Science and Computer Information Systems at Eastern Mennonite University he rejoined Community IT as a network administrator in January of 2001. Matt has steadily progressed up at Community IT and while working full time received his MBA from the Carey School of Business at Johns Hopkins University.

Matt is a frequent speaker at NTEN events and has presented at the Inside NGO conference and Non-Profit Risk Management Summit. He lives in Baltimore MD with his wife, daughter and son.

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