GDPR: A 2-Minute Primer

GDPR: A 2-Minute Primer

General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR, is a data privacy protection law for individuals within the European Union. It provides for potentially devastating fines (4% of revenue or 2 million Euro, whichever is greater). While the regulation went into effect on May 25, 2018, some of you may still be wondering what, if anything, does my organization need to do to comply with GDPR?
Does GDPR affect my organization?

If you have operations in the EU - Yes, GDPR applies to you.

Six Ways to Succeed with IT Support

Six Ways to Succeed with IT Support

Most nonprofit leaders have embraced the idea that effective technology is critical to their organization’s success. Everyone wants to have great IT support, but many struggle to get it and it can be hard to know the reasons why. Do we have the right people? Should we work with an outside vendor? Are we working with the right vendor?

Sometimes it can even feel like the classic relationship question, “Is it them, or is it me?”

In my role at RoundTable I’ve worked with, literally, thousands of nonprofits.

Nonprofit Technology Conference 2018

Nonprofit Technology Conference 2018

At this year’s Nonprofit Technology Conference in New Orleans, RoundTable is co-hosting a booth with Pronto Marketing, who specializes in website hosting and AdWords management services.

RoundTable's Vice President of Technology Strategy, Joshua Peskay, will be there to lead two sessions.

RoundTable’s 2018 Initiatives

RoundTable’s 2018 Initiatives

It’s been an amazing year, and together with our clients, we’ve all gone through a lot of changes and growth. One of our core values here at RoundTable is “continuous improvement,” and we want to take a moment to communicate to you some of the goals that we’ve set for ourselves to improve and serve you at the highest level possible.

FAQ About Meltdown and Spectre

FAQ About Meltdown and Spectre

If you have been following the news, you have no doubt heard about the latest cybersecurity vulnerabilities that were discovered called, respectively, Meltdown and Spectre.

At present, RoundTable’s recommendation is you follow normal guidelines for cybersecurity. Keep your systems patched with up-to-to-date software. This includes ALL software and all devices.

Beyond that, there is nothing else actionable we recommend at this time. We will continue to monitor the situation and will provide updates if we think there is something actionable that falls outside standard recommendations.

Is Google Drive Sync going away?

Is Google Drive Sync going away?

Yes and no. The older tool (Google Drive for Mac/PC) is being replaced by Backup and Sync, which functions much the same way as the existing Google Drive for Mac/PC.

The earlier sync client, Drive for Mac/PC, will no longer be supported by Google as of December 11, 2017 and will be discontinued and cease to function as of March 12, 2018.

As another alternative as of September 26th, 2017, Google has made a new service called “Drive File Stream” available to G Suite (formerly Google Apps) customers.

Google’s “Not Secure” Warning

Google’s “Not Secure” Warning

What is this exactly?
Beginning October 1, 2017, Google’s Chrome browser will show a “Not secure” warning on any website where visitors enter text into a form on any page that is not encrypted. This can include things like “Contact Us” forms, newsletter subscriptions or even simple search.