The Increasing Role of Security in Workplace Giving Programs

Oct 30, 2015 11:00 AM ET

Earlier this month, on Oct. 19, The Wall Street Journal carried a shocking news headline: “CIA Director’s Personal Email Allegedly Hacked”… news that, ironically, is not so shocking to cyber security experts who know that data breaches are a severe and growing nemesis - with skillful hackers working individually, in groups collaborating on the “dark web” or as organized hacker cells with full support from their governments - cracking into America’s most secure personal, corporate and government databases and systems, to steal everything from personal information to corporate, business and government secrets, as Sony, Target and Home Depot learned the hard way. This can impact your corporate giving and CSR programs during the holiday season. Here’s how to avoid it.