Security 101: Securing Your Organization Against Hackers, Trolls and Bad Actors

Don’t be scared, be prepared! Hackers, trolls, and fake news bots are targeting progressive and Democratic organizations more than ever before. What can you do to protect yourself? What should you do if you are hacked? How do you know if you’ve been hacked? You don’t need to be a tech whiz to understand and deploy basic security principles. We will cover the best practices that every organization should follow for your tech systems, staff, volunteers and vendors. We’ll provide guidance on a range of tools that are commercially available, discuss types of attacks, and how to recognize and prevent them. We’ll also provide a step-by-step guide for what to do if your organization is attacked.