Our ICT team provides the backbone for our digital services. We'll post articles on technology and digital related issues.


Get Online Week (19 - 25 October 2020)

Taking place from 19-25 October, Get Online Week 2020 is a celebration of digital inclusion that inspires people to do more online and helps them learn how.

Still using Windows 7? Here's what you need to know

Windows 7 is no longer supported by Microsoft, which leaves its use open to cyber security risks. Upgrading is important to do.

Stop the sale of the .org registry! savedotorg.org

NICVA is supporting the savedotorg.org campaign.
Here's why.

Building Cyber Resilience Conference

On 11 September 2019 NICVA hosted a conference with the NCSC, PSNI, Cyphra and the NI Cyber Security Centre to help Voluntary Boards and Senior Leaders to focus on building organisational cyber resilience.

Police Urge Public to be Vigilant of Scammers after more than £40,000 lost to scams this week

Police are urging members of the public to be vigilant after more than £40,000 was fraudulently taken from four people across Northern Ireland in the past week.

Workshops: Developing cyber resilience in the voluntary and community sector

As our ability to harness technology and digital services for voluntary and community activity grows so too does the challenge of keeping our organisations safe from cyber fraud and data breaches.

Tips and tools to check links in emails without clicking

Despite knowing all the perils of spam, phishing and malware-laden emails you will still get one that looks fairly good but you are rightfully suspicious and cautious of the content. What can you do to check for yourself?

Spammers Target NI Charities

NI Charities and public bodies are being impersonated in order to spread Malware, along with other email extortion tactics in a recent twist to email spam.

Spam email offering supposed Attendee List for fake NICVA event

We've had a couple of reports about a spam email that sent from "Mina Wylie, Marketing Executive" offering attendee lists for a supposed NICVA event. 

Securing your Social Media Privacy

With the recent public outcry regarding how Facebook have used it’s user’s personal information, and a not so shocking nosedive in share prices as a result, it’s time to look at your own privacy and reduce your social media surface area.

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Head of Information Management


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