MAY 9, 2019

Cybersecurity for Nonprofits – Practical Solutions to Combat Cyber Threats 

Nearly all U.S. nonprofits store and manage Personally Identifiable Information (PII), data, host e-commerce tools to collect donations, and collect private information on their donors and/or other constituents.

Meanwhile, cyber threats are rising in both frequency and sophistication, yet most nonprofits in the US are not prepared to meet this 21st-century challenge. According to the Financial Times:[1] …in a 2016 survey by US accounting firm CohnReznick, almost half of the non-profit organizations polled said they had not completed a cyber-risk assessment in the past year and 66% had no plan to increase their spending on data security.

In addition, a 2018 report from the Ponemon Institute estimates an average of $148 per lost record, and $3.86 million average total cost of a breach.

Despite the significant financial risks, nonprofits still have not taken the time to invest and protect themselves.

Your data – and your reputation – are on the line. Protect yourself.

Graham-Pelton and the National Cybersecurity Society present a 1-hour workshop for nonprofits geared toward helping organizations better understand why they need to take immediate steps to secure their networks and data. Learn the risks and the systems to put in place to secure your organization.  

Be prepared!



The National Cybersecurity Society (NCSS) is committed to improving the online safety and security of the small business community through education, awareness and advocacy. As a 501(3)(c) organization, the NCSS uses funds from charitable donations and grants to develop educational materials, webinars, weekly cyber tips, videos and how-to-guides. The organization’s goal is to enable and empower small and medium businesses to obtain cybersecurity services; assist them in understanding their cyber risk; and advise on the type of protection needed. 

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