Category Archive: Security

How the IWF Successfully Curbs Online Abuse and What Non-Profits Can Do to Help


This is a guest blog co-authored by Michael Tunks, IWF Policy and Public Affairs Manager, and Jenny Thornton, IWF International Development Manager

At the Internet Watch Foundation (IWF), we are in the unique and privileged position of being able to …


What Is All the Hype Around HTTPS?

Aug 30th, 2018 in NGO, Nonprofit, Security, Technology

Helping to Secure Humanitarian Aid Organisations Online

By Matthew Marks, Technical Director, Public Interest Registry

In times of need, humanitarian organisations are increasingly turning to the speed and efficiency of online channels to share their message and mobilize support. Recently, …


GDPR: Next Steps for the Domain Industry

Jul 16th, 2018 in GDPR, Internet, News, Policy, Security

By Beth Bacon, Director of Policy and Privacy, Public Interest Registry

As we laid out in a prior post, PSA to Nonprofits: GDPR May Apply to You, there are several things nonprofits and NGOs need to be aware of …


Internet Safety Month Guest Blog: MarkMonitor’s Top Tips for Protecting Your Organization Online

Jun 27th, 2018 in NGO, Nonprofit, Security

By Sherry Hildebrand and Justin Mack at MarkMonitor

U.S. Congress designated the month of June as the National Internet Safety Month and so there’s no better time to discuss how to keep organizations safe and secure online. To help raise …


Safeguarding Contributions – Help Those Who Truly Need It

Jun 5th, 2018 in News, Privacy, Security

When natural disasters strike our neighboring countries, it’s of no surprise that we rally together to do what we can to assist them with rebuilding. From hurricanes and tsunamis to volcanic eruptions and tornadoes, opening our hearts to those in …


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



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