Use a BYOD policy or risk losing supporter trust, warns Advanced

first_imgUse a BYOD policy or risk losing supporter trust, warns Advanced What should charities do?To minimise risks, organisations should:create a BYOD policycommunicate it regularly to staff, trustees, volunteers and partners, describing the data that may be processed on personal devices and best practice security procedure.specify what measures will be taken if a personal device is compromised or lost. This could include automatically wiping data and/or denying access to network systems.reinforce their IT infrastructure to safeguard the transmission of data to and from mobile devices across multiple platforms.check that personal devices are sufficiently compliant with security requirements at work, whether interacting on the premises or remotely.  38 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis1 AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis1 Ford added that charities should think about these issues sooner rather than later, given the increasing prevalence of personal devices at work. He said:“By creating a consistent and coherent BYOD strategy, organisations can mitigate the threat of security vulnerabilities and empower employees and volunteers to use mobile technologies to help generate vital funds, without placing donor relationships at risk.”You can download Why every charity and not-for-profit needs a BYOD strategy from Advanced Exchequer. Free registration is required. Tagged with: Law / policy Technologycenter_img Howard Lake | 6 August 2014 | News Image: bring your own device by Pixsooz on Shutterstock.com Charities and voluntary organisations that do not implement a formal Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policy risk IT security problems and damage to their reputation. That is the warning in a white paper by accounting and business software provider, Advanced Exchequer, part of Advanced Computer Software Group plc.It advises charities to educate key stakeholders about the safe use of mobile devices, and plan how they can protect the organisation’s data and networks.The challenge is only going to grow, as charities embrace mobile technology for fundraising and communications. Staff and volunteers too expect to have their mobile devices within easy range throughout the working day.Cost of information security breachesHowever, these different devices could lead to information security breaches. Indeed, research by PricewaterhouseCoopers for the 2014 Information Security Breaches Report suggests that the cost of these breaches has almost doubled in the last year.For small organisations, the worst breaches cost on average between £65,000 and £115,000. For large organisations the figure is between £600,000 and £1.15 million.Most of the worst breaches are not deliberate acts by staff. Around the world (senior executives from 115 countries were surveyed), human error accounted for 31% of the worst breaches, with deliberate misuse by staff at 20%. If government ministers can leave briefcases containing sensitive documents on the train, then charity staff can and do lose mobile phones and tablets in cafes and on the bus.Greg Ford, Managing Director of Advanced Exchequer, said:“For charities and not-for-profits storing highly confidential donor and beneficiary data, security is absolutely imperative. While it is tempting for charitable organisations to allow staff and volunteers to use their personal devices to save costs and drive donations without a formal and explicit policy on BYOD, they run the risk of encountering a damaging security breach.” Advertisement About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.last_img read more

Truck driver lands in jail over road crash

first_imgYanson, who tried to resist arrest, wasdetained in the lockup facility of the Jaro police station, facing charges./PN The 32-year-old Eric Yanson of BarangayBalacuan, Dao, Capiz was believed to be drunk, police said.  The multi-cab he hit was driven by ArnelPinggoy of Leganes, Iloilo – who was unhurt, the police added. Pinggoy The incident happened around 8:55 p.m.on Oct. 11, a police report showed. ILOILO City – Police arrested a manafter his driven truck hit a multi-cab in Barangay Camalig, Jaro district. last_img

NPFL: Plateau Utd Extends Lead

first_imgThe Oluyole Warriors were forced to a 1-1 draw by the Sky Blue Stars in yesterday’s Match-day 30 clash at the Gateway International Stadium in Sagamu.Moses James gave the Ibadan landlords the lead while Ekene Awazie evened the scores for the Remo side in added minutes of the keenly contested clash.Amoo said ruefully that he hopes the missed opportunity to win at Remo Stars does not hurt his side in the final reckoning.“I thought we have grabbed our first away win of the season only for Remo Stars to earn the equaliser in the additional minutes of the game.“It’s an outright and total loss of concentration on our part, it beats my imagination how we openly missed the golden opportunity, I really lacked the right words to explain what happened.“The away draw looks exactly like an away loss for me considering the time we conceded the equalising goal.“This lost opportunity to ink our first away win has taught us a big lesson to play till the last whistle.“I just hope and pray the missed chance at Remo Stars does not turn around to hurt us at the end of the day.“As you can see the implication could be serious. However, we just have to take the outcome in good faith to see how we can quickly make amends in other matches.“The draw meant that we must do more in the next home match against former champions Enyimba.“It’s certainly going to be tough against Enyimba but we must rise to the occasion to ensure we take the three points at stake,” said the former Sunshine Stars coach to supersport.com.The draw at Remo Stars takes the Ibadan landlords’ total earning to 37 points from possible 90 in the 30-week-old top-flight.MATCH DAY 30Enyimba 2-1 Lobi StarsGombe Utd 0-0 Niger TornadoesAbia Warriors 0-0 Akwa UtdNasarawa Utd 2-1 El KanemiRivers Utd 0-1 Sunshine StarsRemo Utd 1-1 Shooting StarsKatsina Utd 1-0 Kano PillarsWikki Tourists 1-0 ABSPlateau Utd 1-0 IfeanyiUbahRangers Vs MFM (Suspended)Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram Plateau United extended its leadership of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) with a 1-0 defeat of FC Ifeanyiubah in a Match-day 30 clash in Jos yesterday.With MFM FC versus Rangers clash in Enugu postponed till today due to heavy down pour, Plateau is comfortably straddled on the top of the topflight on 54 points from 30 games. MFM is second on 49 points from 29 matches. Akwa United is third on 47 points from same 49 matches.In Sagamu, Head Coach, of embattled Shooting Stars Sports Club (3SC), Fatai Amoo, was flabbergasted at his side’s inability to grab their first away win at top-flight newcomers Remo Stars.last_img read more