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Remote Desktop Protocol...

Security challenged when logging in from the road RDP are three letters that create significant debate among network administrators, security experts and analysts. Remote desktop protocol (RDP) provides a graphical interface when used to connect to another computer over a network connection for remote administration. It is often used for working remotely and providing IT […]

ProPublica Expands Online Form 990 Search Access...

News and investigation website ProPublica launched an addition to its NonProfit Explorer page for search of Form 990s. And, one of its initial funders has died. Herbert Sandler, 87, died June 5 at his home in San Francisco, it was announced by the Sandler Foundation. He and wife Marion built a small savings and loan, […]

Getting Executive Bot Buy-In...

If you are having a difficult time getting executive buy-in on using chatbots, Andre Sternberg has a few suggestions. For one, there’s no cost per message/story after setting up a chat bot, and it has pretty amazing conversion rates. You can always fall back on emphasizing the need to embrace emerging technology so as not […]

Data Security Incident At Nonprofit People, Inc....

Health information belonging to certain current and former clients of human Service nonprofit People Inc., in Rochester, N.Y. might have been breached, the organization announced. Staff at the organization discovered that an unknown individual had gained access to an email account belonging to an employee. People Inc. staff reset the password required to access the […]

Chatbots Catching On As Engagement Tool...

Angie Aker calls it “The Little Mermaid” theory. It’s the concept that instead of waiting for people to come to be part of your world, you have to become part of theirs. Just as little Ariel sang, “I wanna be where the people are, I wanna see ‘em dancing.” It’s why Food and Water Watch […]

Virtual Reality Empathy Doesn’t Have Staying Power...

At a time of general uneasiness about how new digital media might reduce empathy, many people are embracing virtual reality (VR) technology as an exception, some going so far as to hail it as an “empathy machine.” However, new research finds that VR fails to improve a type of empathy essential for maintaining compassion when […]

Microsoft Ups Digital Attack Defense For Nonprofits...

Microsoft has released new baseline Conditional Access policies — predefined rule sets that protect organizations against common digital attacks — that stand to significantly increase the security of any organization using Office 365 for Nonprofits. The functionality provided by these polices previously required additional licensing, at additional cost, but the growing risk of identity-based attacks […]

EveryAction Buys ActionKit In PE-Funded Deal...

EveryAction, a provider of digital, fundraising, and organizing SaaS tools to progressive organizations, announced this week that it acquired We Also Walk Dogs, Inc., the creator of ActionKit software. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. ActionKit will become a division of EveryAction, headed by We Also Walk Dogs’ CEO Patrick Kane. ActionKit counts among […]

Technology: You Shouldn’t Trust Anyone...

It’s getting to be that you can hardly trust anyone anymore. That doesn’t sound like a lot of fun if you’re trying to make some new friends. However, it might just be an effective strategy for your organization when it comes to Information Technology (IT) and cybersecurity. Adam Rosenzweig, program manager, nonprofit success, at Okta […]

Instagram Launches Donation Stickers for Stories...

A Donation sticker for the Stories feature on Instagram launched today in the United States. Instagram, which is owned by Facebook, has some 500 million daily active users. The announcement came this morning ahead of F8, the Facebook Developers Conference in San Jose, Calif. To use the Donation feature, users open the camera, take or […]