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Why the Third Sector Needs to Move IT Security up the Agenda

by Bharat Mistry

It’s estimated that charities contribute almost £12 billion to the UK economy – more than agriculture. Yet we rarely consider this sector and the particular cyber security challenges its organisations face every day. Cybercriminals will usually go after the easiest targets – the ones likely to generate the quickest RoI for them. And that means, in some cases, third sector organisations.

The problem is compounded by the fact that many charities simply don’t spend enough of their limited resources on cyber security. We think that should change. Continue reading