Charities are urged by the Information Commissioner’s Office to ensure staff and volunteers have access to effective data protection training and that information breaches are properly reported and recorded.
The introduction of GDPR is seen as a key factor in a dramatic increase in the number of reports of data breaches to the Information Commissioners’ Office.
Charity Refuge has helped almost 1,000 people since January who have been the victim of domestic abuse involving technology.
Public given guidelines and encouraged to use digital channels to report concerns about suspicious activity more remote communities.
Watchdog warning follows National Fraud Intelligence Bureau report that at least 50% of UK organisations have been victims of insider fraud in last year.
Security firm scheme enables buyers of security assessments to donate matching services to small charities with small budgets.
Nearly a quarter of surveyed organisations anticipate ‘severe’ problems when it comes to recruiting the digital skills they need, compounding problems for charitable sector.
Bogus Saudi protest email used to lure human rights charity personnel to download covert surveillance tool.
Charity invests in new digital alarm systems, after repeated premises break-ins cost thousands in stock thefts and damage repairs.
Charity’s poll of pupils suggests that margins of digital threat for young Web users are rising in key risk areas, but also that 7-16 year-olds continue to draw many positives from their online lives.