Best Practices

5
Jan

4 Password Authentication Vulnerabilities & How to Avoid Them

When it comes to protecting your information online, passwords are the most used form of website authentication. Password authentication requires users to create a key that only they (and the website) know as a way to access their online accounts. The challenge: since passwords are so widely used, they’ve become obsolete. Passwords are not only difficult to manage but also

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2
Jan

Email Password Breach: 8 Ways Websites & Users Can Stop It

When it comes to online security, one of the worst things to happen is when a hacker gains access to your email account. Aside from it just being a hassle—you have to change your password or create an entirely new email address—hackers can use the information from your email to enter other accounts with even more sensitive data. Think about

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20
Dec

Two-Factor Authentication: A Definitive Guide For Websites

With online security becoming a popular topic, the importance of implementing secure authentication methods on websites is more crucial than ever. By ensuring that your users’ information stays safely behind your website barriers is about more than just maintaining your users’ trust. Without the right security measures in place, your users’ accounts could be easily compromised. As a result, sensitive

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12
Dec

Attracting New Donors with Text Messaging

Businesses are constantly fighting to be noticed in a busy world. People are being inundated with information online through their own searches and time on social media. This makes it difficult for nonprofit organizations to stick out from the crowd. And, for an organization that depends on donors in order to continue operating, that can be a worrisome situation. However,

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15
Nov

Giving Tuesday Fundraising Ideas: 7 Ways to Raise More Funds

Do you know how you’re going to raise money for #GivingTuesday? A common mistake that most organizations make when participating in this iconic giving day is not coming up with a concrete strategy. While you might get donations by publishing a couple posts on social media with links to your online donation forms, you won’t truly maximize your potential unless

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2
Nov

7 Ways to Create a Modern Password & Username Login Process

Whether it’s for work or personal use, the average person spends half of his or her day online. As such, people are managing and maintaining more and more online accounts, but the way we log in and protect our information hasn’t changed much over the years. Usernames and passwords are still the most prevalent way to gain entry into a

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30
Oct

6 Vital Steps to Protect Information From a Password Breach

No organization—for-profit or nonprofit—wants to experience a password breach. Unfortunately, it does happen and in recent years unauthorized access to companies’ databases has grown into a serious concern. Over 1,000 data breaches occurred in 2016 alone, affecting millions of people. If our current security measures don’t get any better, many more organizations will face similar circumstances. One way organizations can

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2
Oct

6 Shocking Reasons Why Passwords Won’t Protect Your Website

In the last few years, companies like Yahoo, Target, and more recently Equifax have become victims of large data breaches affecting millions of people. No matter what type of organization you are—corporation or nonprofit—protecting your users is paramount. A secure, protected website not only decreases the likelihood of sensitive information getting into the wrong hands but also establishes trust with your

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2
Jul

5 Incredible Ways to Maximize Blackbaud Luminate Online

Luminate Online Marketing is Blackbaud’s cloud-based digital fundraising and marketing solution designed to help enterprise-level nonprofits thrive through enhanced donor engagement and targeted stewardship tactics. Though not ideal for all nonprofits, Luminate Online is hard to beat for established organizations in need of extensive, completely customizable online fundraising software. Sound like your nonprofit? In that case, keep reading for 5

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22
Jun

Donation Kiosks: 5 Profitable Fundraising Event Tips

There’s a ton of planning and organization that goes into any fundraising event because of the opportunity to connect with donors in person and rally support (and funds!) for your cause. As you rely on donations to fund your projects and your cause, you may have invested in a giving kiosk as a quick and easy way to help accept contributions

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