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


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.

Important Microsoft Donation Changes – 1 April 2018

As of 1 April 2018 Microsoft will introduce changes to their non-profit donation programme which could possibly affect your IT budget, but it's not all bad news!

Cyber Security is a key issue for Charities: take action with the Charity Discount for Cyber Essentials Accreditation Programme

During Cyber Resilience Week 2017 (11-15 September 2017) charities are being offered discounted certification to the Government’s Cyber Essentials certification scheme, which is proven to reduce the threat of data breeches by over 80%.


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