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Edge Hosting and (C) Systems Global Announce Webinar Focusing on Nonprofit Security

April 13
09:42 2016

BALTIMORE, MD – Edge Hosting, a national provider of secure, scalable and dependable managed hosting services, announced with (C) Systems Global, global consulting and implementation firm for association management software and event management software, a complimentary webinar that will focus on best practices and simple steps for building an organization’s strategy that provides a secure, scalable and dependable web presence for its members and protects Nonprofit from any threats.

The webinar, titled “Security Matters: Protecting Your Nonprofit From Threats,” is scheduled for April 27 at 12 P.M. EST. It will feature Mark Houpt, Chief Information Security Officer at Edge, and be moderated by Barbara Beauchamp of (C) Systems. Houpt brings more than 25 years of extensive Information Security and Information Technology experience in a wide range of industries and institutions. He is an active member of ISC2, ASIS International, COMPTIA, Infragard, IAPP, ISACA, among other leading national and international security organizations.

The webinar will cover topics including:
– We’re a nonprofit; why do hackers want my data?
– How do I protect my organization?
– Why is PCI compliance important?
– DDos protection
– In-house cost vs. outsource cost
– The Edge and (C) Systems Partnership

“As the frequency and high costs of data breaches increase, Nonprofits and associations need to assess their IT environments and security to locate vulnerabilities. Cyber threats are increasingly targeting data rich environments like Nonprofits—not just banks and financial institutions. The currency of data as a whole has increased leading to financial gain for cyber attackers,” said Vlad Friedman, Founder and CEO at Edge Hosting.

Lee Hornstein, CEO of (C) Systems Global, said, “We are so pleased to offer this complimentary webinar to association and Nonprofit leaders through our partnership with Edge Hosting. This high level of information sharing and establishing of best practices for cybersecurity plays a critical role in how associations plan for and protect their members from very real threats. This is the best use of time for IT professionals and other association leaders thinking about the future.”

Compared to huge associations or major hospitals, Nonprofits may not seem like the ideal target for hackers. And yet, small Nonprofits may be most vulnerable to attacks for several reasons, including a volunteer-based staff that doesn’t have the resources to follow security best practices, the collection of personally identifiable information from donors and the use of shadow databases.

To learn how to protect your organization, click here

Edge Hosting’s philosophy is to provide the most secure, scalable and dependable managed hosting experience to customers. This approach is the main reason why so many businesses migrate to Edge Hosting for their cloud and dedicated managed hosting needs.

About (C) Systems Global
(C) Systems Global provides consulting and implementation of association management software iMIS from Advanced Solutions International and event management software from etouches. (C) Systems Global offers uniquely customer focused service and support and is known throughout the association management space as a top quality vendor and long-term partner. (C) Systems serves clients throughout the U.S., Canada, Australia, and the UK.

About Edge Hosting, LLC
Edge Hosting is an international provider of secure, scalable, dependable and compliant managed hosting solutions for cloud, hybrid, dedicated and colocation. Edge works as an extension to IT departments for billion dollar corporations and SMBs providing custom built environments and infrastructure that support the growth and security of websites and data. Edge’s compliant hosting solutions include FedRAMP, PCI, SSAE 16, HIPAA and U.S. Safe Harbor. Edge is one of the very first approved Cloud Service Providers under FedRAMP with two Authorizations to Operate from the Department of Defense and the Defense Information Systems Agency.

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