More work is being done online in this digital age, which raises the danger of data theft and privacy violations. When information is accessed or disclosed without authority, privacy violations occur. Given that the majority of NGO's rely on donations and regularly need to analyze and preserve financial records, any NGO may be at danger of data theft or breach. Workers in social services must assess the possibility of data theft and make every effort to prevent it.
It is impossible to overestimate the significance of information security in non-profit organizations. Businesses must take the necessary precautions to secure their sensitive data against unauthorized access and security breaches.
Nonprofits require secure case management software and a trustworthy social workspace in which they can store their relevant data, as well as the data acquired from the clients they help.
Here are a few pointers on the importance of information security for nonprofits.
Maintaining data security is a top priority for nonprofits for a variety of reasons.
Non-profits are typically associated with a variety of donors, and the relationship that a non-profit has with them is delicate. As a result, protecting their personal information is a top priority for any organization.
Furthermore, non-profits, such as those that handle human services cases, typically deal with a number of cases involving people or youth in vulnerable situations. As a result, having their personal information compromised or stolen is simply unacceptable. A data breach would directly contradict the non-primary profit's goal, which is to protect the vulnerable. Here are a few easy ways non-profits can protect their data.
I recently read an article in Forbes about how Electronic Health Records (EHRs) are broken. And while some of the points they made were appalling, they weren’t surprising – at least, not to me. We’ve known about the limitations of the government approved EHRs for some time now.
A caseworker’s job consists of many facets: assessing client needs, home visits, evaluations, reporting, listening to concerns, problem solving, providing referrals and the list goes on. While wanting to collaborate with coworkers and the community on projects is always the goal, the ability to do so can often be hindered by a caseworker’s workload. Fortunately, with the right case management software in place, increased collaboration can be possible.