October 22, 2020

8 Tips for Better Cybersecurity during National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

By SolarWinds Passportal| October 20, 2020

Time: 6-7 minute read

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. This article does a great job explaining what you can do to improve your Kansas company or nonprofit organization's cybersecurity.  Some of the more basic suggestions in this article are to make sure your passwords are tough, safeguarding client data, and maintain updates. One thing they don't go into detail about in their steps in detail was using multifactor authentication for services such as Microsoft 365. Following these guidelines can go a long way in securing your Kansas company or nonprofit organization. If you would like help getting your company or nonprofit organization secure, please contact us.

 

October 20, 2020

Disastrous Windows 10 update is reportedly breaking some PCs

By  Matt Hanson | Techradar | October 13, 2020

Time: 3-4 minute read

In this article, it describes a bug that has been introduced through a Microsoft Update. This bug is related to two updates that have been pushed out to fix some other bugs and vulnerabilities in Windows. We have seen many issues like this take place over the years with Windows, which is why we have options to help mitigate issues like this. Problems like this may be difficult to troubleshoot if you’re a small business or nonprofit organization in Kansas. Still, we can help you with issues like this. If you need help, please contact us to discuss ways to alleviate these types of problems.

 

October 20, 2020

Keeping Up With Digital Demands Challenges Nonprofits

By  Stacy  Palmer, Dan Parks | Philanthropy | October 17, 2020

Time: 15-19 minute read

This article covers a study that was done by Hopelab. This study covers how nonprofits cannot handle the changing technology landscape brought about by COVID-19, requiring many or all to work remotely. Interestingly it shows that only 26% of nonprofits have a senior ranking official in charge of technology. The article also covers some of the challenges for nonprofits in funding for technology in their office. While this article discusses many of the other nontechnological challenges, it points out something else of significance. Technology is crucial in meeting the needs of those you are supporting as a nonprofit. If you are part of the 74% of Kansas nonprofit without a senior ranking official in charge of technology, please contact us to help you connect with those you serve.