Jump directly to the content

Best Practices for Avoiding Cyberliability Problems

Steps to take to avoid data breaches and other mishaps.

Best Practices for Avoiding Cyberliability Problems

No amount of cyberliability insurance coverage can protect a church against a damaged reputation and loss of trust. That’s why it’s important to take steps to keep data breaches and other technological mishaps from happening in the first place. “Prevention is extremely important, and it doesn’t have to be that expensive,” stressed Nick Nicholaou, president of Ministry Business Services, Inc., a team of IT strategists serving ministries.

Something as innocent as offering free public wireless networking can get a church in trouble, according to Nicholaou.

Nicholaou gives the example of a Missouri church that neither password-protected nor adequately managed its open Wi-Fi by turning it off when it wasn’t needed. “There was a guy that was pulling into their parking lot in the evenings, and he was distributing child porn through their public Wi-Fi connections,” ...

Join now to access this member-only content

Become a Member

Already a member? for full access.

Related Topics:
Posted:
  • April 25, 2019

Related ResourcesVisit Store

2021 Church & Clergy Tax Guide (Book)
2021 Church & Clergy Tax Guide (Book)
The most comprehensive and authoritative tax guide available.
50-State Public Accommodations Laws Report
50-State Public Accommodations Laws Report
How statutes and court decisions across the country do - or don't affect churches
Your Complete Guide to Virtual Church Meetings
Your Complete Guide to Virtual Church Meetings
A toolkit for legal and compliant business meetings
Pastor, Church & Law, Fifth Edition
Pastor, Church & Law, Fifth Edition
Learn which local, state, and federal laws apply to religious organizations.