Cyber security resources for charities

5th December 2018

Often cyber security is not a proactive priority for charities when time is so quickly taken up with budgeting demands and meeting charitable aims.

This is ironic when you consider the vulnerable nature of a lot of charity service users and the sensitive nature of the data they process.

To be GDPR compliant and meet the Charity Commissions core responsibilities around cyber security then charities can’t afford to leave it to chance or shift all responsibility to someone external – it’s a charity’s trustees and leaders who are culpable if the worst should happen, so it’s their job to have at least a basic understanding of the vulnerabilities their charities face.

The introduction of GDPR is seen as a key factor in a dramatic increase in the number of reports of data breaches to the Information Commissioners’ Office.

Fortunately, there are a number of easy to digest and low-cost resources on the web where charities can brush up on their knowledge click here for more information.

For quick tips see the guide below: