Every week I’m asked about cybersecurity. Unfortunately, it is usually after an incident has occurred. I’m asked about insurance, incident triage, costs to recover, and more. My favorite calls are from those churches that want to get out ahead of cybersecurity and not just be prepared if an incident occurs but want to be prepared to avoid the incidents.
I’ve been asked a lot of questions about password managers, especially due to the LastPass hack that started in 2022 and was fully disclosed in 2023. Before getting too far into this, let me be clear that I’m still pro password manager. Password managers, while not spelled out in the original Greek,
© 2021 by Nick B. Nicholaou, all rights reserved President, Ministry Business Services, Inc. Reprinted from XPastor.org
Ransomware is a serious threat that costs a lot of unbudgeted dollars to fix. Effective protection is available! Here’s what I recommend.
Understanding the Threat
Ransomware is not like most malware threats that slip into systems under the radar.
© 2021 by Nick B. Nicholaou, all rights reserved Ministry Business Services, Inc. President Reprinted from MinistryTech
Malware, in all its forms, is a constantly moving and evolving threat. Protection is essential! My firm, MBS, recently changed its spec to a solution called SentinelOne Control because it appears to be the strongest protection against ransomware and all other forms of malware.
© 2019 by Nick B. Nicholaou, all rights reserved President, Ministry Business Services, Inc. Reprinted from MinistryTech Magazine
Most organizations were a bit unprepared for the increased remote work forced on us by the current pandemic. Churches and ministries are communication-focused,
© 2020 by Nick B. Nicholaou, all rights reserved Ministry Business Services, Inc. President Reprinted from XPastor.org
The coronavirus (Covid-19) has many staff working from home, and there are a number of things worth considering as you manage the ‘brand’ of your church in a distributed work environment.
© 2019 by Nick B. Nicholaou, all rights reserved Ministry Business Services, Inc. President Reprinted from The Church Network's inSIGHT Magazine
An increasing number of church and ministry staff members are working remotely. Whether at home, a coffee shop, or a community center, facilitating their needs is becoming an important part of leadership policy setting.