Why Cybersecurity is Philanthropy’s Problem

Marquette Ballroom V

As nonprofits and funders increasingly deploy technological solutions to address social issues, the social sector should be paying much more attention to cybersecurity threats that could threaten the very undergirdings of that work — and our democracy as a whole. How can funders ensure that their giving, regardless of program area or geography, is protected from threats that seek to undermine and undo the progress they are making? What are reasonable tradeoffs between convenience and safety?

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