Cyber risks in the association sector
Preferred target for hackers,
System not secure against external threats.
In five years, no less than 72 governments, NGOs, and other organizations (the United Nations, and the International Olympic Committee for example) have delivered their confidential data to hackers. *
In addition, some players use fundraising: it is a question of trust, this trust must not be threatened by cyberattacks.
These organizations often rely on remote workers and volunteers, and a developed digital presence, which makes their networks difficult to govern and protect.
However, a large majority of these players are not aware of the impacts of such an attack on their activity in the medium and short term.
* According to a study by McAfee
Ensure the sustainability and continuity of the different associations
According to the CNIL, it is the duty of each company to ensure the security of your customers' data in all circumstances and therefore:
Ensure the sustainability and continuity of the action of the association or NGO
Ensuring data protection
Ensure the protection of personal data
Ensure the protection & confidentiality of customer data
Protecting against abuse of privileges
Secure donation collections and customer bank data
Ensure infrastructure protection
Preserving brand image and e-reputation
As many ambitions as risks in the face of cyber attacks!
Association normande , which takes care of nearly 1,000 patients suffering from renal failure, was the victim of a hacking of its computer network. On its twenty-six sites spread over Normandy, the servers of ten of them were targeted. As in Petit-Quevilly, near Rouen.
Data security breach can have a big impact on business
Non-compliance with the GDPR: Legal & financial sanctions
Non-respect of confidentiality, therefore relationship of trust undermined with your customers
Financial impact: Data reconstitution costs, see final data loss if no efficient electronic archiving, additional operating costs (staff, use of external equipment ...), expert fees to identify the origin and the circumstances of a claim, recourse costs, cost of IT reconstruction, possible ransoms (Bitcoins> €)
Loss of activity
Damage to the image and reputation of the establishment
Trust relationship shaken with members, donors etc ...
Loss of personal information
In order not to become the weak link in your sector, the association or NGO worker must know their risks and their adversaries, and this in order to be able to set up the appropriate security tools: CyberDetection
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