10 Tips for Creating a Data Security Plan for Your Foundation

Despite the looming and ongoing threat of a cybersecurity hack—there is an attempt every 39 seconds—according to a 2018 report by NTEN, 80 percent of nonprofits don’t have a plan for when a data security issue arises. That can leave your team scrambling to protect your organization and the organizations you support when there is an issue.

Whether you have a data security plan or are working on one, download this tip sheet to learn:

  • How to put grantees at the center of your data security plan

  • What you need to do to assess the risk of the grantee information you already have

  • Processes you need to think through before an incident occurs

If you are looking for more tips on data security best practices for your nonprofit organization, check out our webinar with Laia Griñó, Director of Data Discovery at candid.org, and Ashley Wyand, Senior Manager, Cyber Security at Blackbaud. They share best practices and resources specific to the issues facing grantmakers and the nonprofits they support.