Nonprofit Security

27
Nov

What Is Single-Sign-On (SSO) Authentication & How Does It Work?

If your enterprise or organization is looking into password security and website authentication, you might be well aware of the challenges passwords cause. In most cases, passwords are the only things protecting our private information online, and unfortunately, if you and your users aren’t using strong credentials, there’s a high chance that your information could be compromised. In fact, many

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23
Nov

5 Vital Steps to Get Started With Token-Based Authentication

If your organization is looking for ways to improve your website’s login process, you’ve probably come across the terms token and token-based authentication. Token-based authentication is predominantly used on the web because it allows users to stay logged onto a website without the use of cookies. In addition to a more user-friendly experience, tokens are more secure because they can

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21
Nov

Fingerprint Scanning: 5 Things to Know Before Implementing

Fingerprint scanning (a type of biometric authentication) has become a popular password replacement in recent years. In fact, fingerprint scanning is used in many smartphones as a way to unlock the home screen and authorize online transactions. The user enjoys a quick and easy process and doesn’t have to deal with the inconvenience of creating or remembering a password. Plus,

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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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1
Nov

How Strong Is My Password? | “Not Very,” Security Experts Say

With the recent Equifax data breach and the many other corporations that have faced similar situations in the last couple of years, companies and users are putting more emphasis on their password security and asking the important question, “How strong is my password?” Password strength is an important topic and with best practices that are constantly changing, it can be

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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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30
Oct

Are Your Passwords Compromised? Why Companies Are at Risk

Is your organization putting enough emphasis on password security? Passwords are one of the primary ways organizations protect information, and they should be strong enough to restrict unauthorized users from gaining access to your information. But the unfortunate truth is that a good percentage of corporations are using weak or even compromised passwords. In order to keep our information safe, organizations

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7
Oct

Top 7 Donor Prospect Research Software for Secure Nonprofits

The most important information a nonprofit stores is its donor data. Keeping donor information safe protects not only your donors’ identities and financial profiles but also their trust in you as an organization. When it comes to the major donors you rely on for support, especially for large capital campaigns, security becomes more important than ever. You store a lot

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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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6
Sep

Top 3 Password Alternatives For Better Website Security

There’s no greater annoyance to a user than being unable to log on to a website due a faulty password problem — and who can blame them? No one wants to deal with the stress of creating a password and remembering it for future use. Plus, there’s no telling how far a password security issue can derail a company’s website or

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