Is the Cloud Safe? How to Ensure Security in the Cloud

Cloud apps are great for productivity, and they are easy to use, but you need to be aware of the security risks that come along with them. Welcome to the Cloud Generation. Here are five things to do to help protect your nonprofit. Step 1: Do an In...

GDPR Takes Effect in May 2018. Is Your Nonprofit Ready?

By Andrea Simandi and Cameron Birge, Microsoft What is GDPR? The General Data Protection Regulation is Europe's new privacy law that raises the bar for the protection of personal data, which is any data that can be linked to an individual. What do...

6 Fundamental Communication Tools That Your Non-governmental Organization Needs

How can you get members of your organization to connect with each other? These days there are so many different tools and platforms that it is easy to become confused. To pick the right tools, consider the age, geographic location, and lifestyle o...

What You Can Do About Ransomware

A ransomware attack that is called WannaCry has affected over 200,000 Windows PCs in 150 countries. And the attack continues. Nonprofit, church, library, and foundation offices are vulnerable to this malware. Malware can disable your IT (informati...

What Are the Advantages and Disadvantages of Cloud Computing?

Cloud services have become very popular in recent years. However, when TechSoup surveyed NGOs around the world in 2012, we found that many NGOs didn't know much about cloud services. As a result, many NGOs we surveyed didn't use cloud services Wha...

12 Tips to Being Safer Online

This Safer Internet Guide is designed for nonprofits, charities, and NGOs. You rely on the goodwill of your donors, constituents, and community for support. So it's very important that you protect your data and infrastructure. This guide is intend...

What to Do After You Download ISO Files from Microsoft

Software from the Microsoft Software Donation Program at TechSoup is only available as a download from the Microsoft Volume Licensing Service Center (VLSC). The software is usually available as an ISO file unless you choose to purchase a media kit...

We Are Proud to Launch TechSoup.Global

On May 15, a staff member at a rural development organization in India registered with TechSoup because they believed technology could make their organization stronger. They were the millionth to do so. Today, TechSoup and Microsoft have joined fo...

What You Need to Know About Microsoft Office 365 Nonprofit

Discover the benefits of moving to Office in the cloud Microsoft Office 365 Nonprofit gives you the full capabilities and secure environment of installed software along with the collaborative, anywhere, anytime availability of the cloud. If you ha...