EPIC Giving Protect
Written by: Eric Cockrell on Friday, 08 June, 2018
Protect just might be the most important part of EPIC Giving.
The hottest topic these days is data security. It seems almost weekly someone, somewhere is announcing a data breach. Personal Identifiable Information (PII) and credit card information is being sold hourly on the dark web. Selling stolen information is big business (Here's How Much Your Personal Data Costs on the Dark Web and Here's How Much Your Personal Information Is Selling For on the Dark Web). Thieves use this information to steal identities and money from people like you and me everyday. They don't care that you've spent your entire life protecting your credit score or saving for your retirement or your children's education.
You've also spent years building trust with your donors, clients, or simply your web site visitors. The last thing you want to do is tell your donors their information has been stolen. Using the wrong platform can literal destroy your church, ministry, or nonprofit (60% of Small Companies That Suffer a Cyber Attack Are Out of Business Within Six Months, Five Consequences of an Information Security Breach). While no system connected to the internet will ever be 100% secure, it is of the utmost importance to use the most secure platform available. Data security is paramount to your mission (Bad Outsourcing Decisions Cause 63% of Data Breaches).
If you are currently using or are considering WordPress, run. Run far, run fast! Check out this quote from WP WhiteSecurity (70 Percent of WordPress Installations Are Vulnerable to Hackers) about the top 1 million web sites.
According to statistics From 40,000+ WordPress Websites in Alexa Top 1 Million, more than 70% of WordPress installations are vulnerable to hacker attacks.
Don't be another data breach victim. Don't use WordPress. Use nKind.
Your web site will be setup in it's very own virtual server. We use Microsoft's cloud platform, Azure, which also means we scale the power up for big events. Why is your web site hosted in it's own server? Because web sites on shared servers are vulnerable to attack from the other web sites on that server. On a shared server your web site could be hacked because another site has lax security, a backdoor, poor passwords, or various other security risks.
In this environment, your data is yours. It's not ours, it's yours. You have complete control over the privacy of your data. We give you the tools to safely manage that data correctly.
Using nKind, your site will be fully PCI compliant. No credit card information is ever stored in your data. It is immediately and securely transmitted to your payment processor. It's safe, secure, and fast.
At nKind we take your data security seriously.