Category Archive: Security

What the Facebook and Cambridge Analytica Debacle Means for Nonprofits Online

Apr 5th, 2018 in Internet, Privacy, Security, Social Media

By Brian Cute, CEO of Public Interest Registry

Internet users around the world are still reeling from the news that Cambridge Analytica found a loophole that allowed them to use the data of a reported 50 million Facebook users to …


4 Things to Do on World Backup Day to Protect Your Data

Mar 30th, 2018 in NGO, Nonprofit, Security

This is a guest post authored by Brent Scott, a Cybersecurity Advocacy Writer at LifeLock

The ugly truth is, cybercrime is becoming strikingly widespread. An attack can happen to anyone, yet nonprofits and NGOs are increasingly prime targets, thanks …


NGOs and Data Security: The Pros & Cons of Using Social Media as your Primary Web Presence

Feb 21st, 2018 in Internet, NGO, Nonprofit, Security, Social Media

Written by Paul Diaz, VP of Policy, Public Interest Registry

This post is part of a Public Interest Registry series called “NGOs and Data Security” aimed at providing educational insights to noncommercial internet users around different data and information security


NGOs and Data Security: What to Do in the Aftermath of Data Breach

Nov 16th, 2017 in Internet, NGO, Security

Written by Paul Diaz, VP of Policy, Public Interest Registry

This post is part of a Public Interest Registry series called “NGOs and Data Security” aimed at providing educational insight to noncommercial internet users around different data and information security


NGOs and Data Security: Developing a Data Breach Action Plan

Nov 9th, 2017 in Internet, NGO, Nonprofit, Security

Written by Paul Diaz, VP of Policy, Public Interest Registry

This post is part of a Public Interest Registry series called “NGOs and Data Security” aimed at providing educational insight to noncommercial internet users around different data and information security


NGOs and Data Security: Best Practices for Data Breach Prevention

Oct 10th, 2017 in Internet, NGO, Security

Written by Paul Diaz, VP of Policy, Public Interest Registry

This post is part of a Public Interest Registry series called “NGOs and Data Security” and is aimed at providing educational insight to noncommercial internet users around different data and


NGOs and Data Security: Do You Know Where Your Data Is?

Sep 6th, 2017 in Security, Social Media

By Brian Cute, CEO, Public Interest Registry

This post is part of a Public Interest Registry series called “NGOs and Data Security” and is aimed at providing educational insight to noncommercial internet users around different data and information security themes.    


Not-for-profits and online security – How Can We Help?


Written by Brian Cute, CEO of Public Interest Registry

With so many internet platforms and tools to choose from and so many security threats to avoid, it is hard to know where to begin. So, as they say, let’s start …


DNS Forum – The Practical Impacts of Policy on the DNS


Developing sound policies to build trust online, to encourage use and innovation, and to ensure an open and secure Internet is vital.  So is the ability for those policies to be implemented by technical operators.  We recently hosted a panel …


Let’s Discuss: Internet Growth and Policy 

Jul 6th, 2016 in Community, Internet, Security, Technology

On Thursday, July 14, thought leaders from civil society, industry, academia, and government will meet at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington, DC for Internet Governance Forum USA (IGF-USA) – the preeminent conference on Internet governance …



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