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Cybersecurity During COVID-19 Series: Cybersecurity Best Practices for Foundations: Tools, Policies, and Training Staff

Cybersecurity During COVID-19 Series: Cybersecurity Best Practices for Foundations: Tools, Policies, and Training Staff

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Thursday, October 1, 2020 -
11:00am to 12:00pm EDT
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Webinar
$50.00
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Join us for a 3-part series on how to assess, identify, and mitigate vulnerabilities arising from so many people being forced to work remotely at a time when cybercrime is on the rise.

You’ll hear about the most effective tools and strategies to keep your work safe at home, train staff to recognize and report threats, and support nonprofit partners’ cybersecurity.

Cyber criminals are taking full advantage of the opportunity to attack under-protected organizations when they are most vulnerable. The FBI reports an average of 3,000 - 4,000 cybercrimes per day since the start of the pandemic -- an astonishing increase from the average of 1,000, pre-COVID-19.

Experts at foundations and service organizations specializing in nonprofit cybersecurity and IT management will share information to help you store and protect sensitive data, hold secure virtual meetings, and prevent malicious cyberattacks.

Our second session, Cybersecurity Best Practices for Foundations: Tools, Policies, and Training Staff will feature speakers Ann Puckett, IT Manager at the Grand Rapids Community Foundation and Hesham Tamraz, Director of Technology at the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation. The topics will include essential components of a robust cybersecurity plan for foundations, including how to train staff, tools for secure virtual communication, and how to safely continue working remotely during the pandemic – plus examples of standard policies and tactics to embed best practices into your organization at all levels of leadership. There will be time for questions at the end of the session.

Cost: Free for Member Grantmakers / $50 per webinar for Nonmember Grantmakers

 

Other Sessions in the Series:
Intro to Cybersecurity: Risk Assessment for Foundations
Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Supporting the Cybersecurity of Nonprofit Partners
Wednesday, October 21, 2020 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

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