posts tagged as Fraud
BDO Forensic Investigation at an INGO
BDO’s recent investigation at an international non-governmental organization (INGO) yielded actionable insights into how nonprofits can protect themselves. A convergence of factors — including a lack of oversight, internal controls and...
By Karen Schuler | January 19, 2018
Nonprofits are Not Immune to Maintaining Data Privacy
It is 6 a.m. and you receive a call from your chief financial officer that your donor data has been stolen. What do you do? To help nonprofits implement a data privacy program, Karen Schuler outlines a five-step process that...
Introducing BDO’s First Nonprofit Benchmarking Survey
To help nonprofits assess their key metrics, The BDO Institute for Nonprofit ExcellenceSM developed Nonprofit Standards, a benchmarking survey designed to provide tax-exempt organizations with a barometer to measure...
A Board Member's Perspective
Nonprofit boards often comprise professionals from diverse career backgrounds and varying levels of experience in the nonprofit sector. What can board members - both veterans and first-timers - do to excel in their roles?
The Summer Nonprofit Standard Newsletter is Live
For an inside perspective on current trends in the nonprofit industry and their financial ramifications: look no further than the latest issue of BDO’s Nonprofit Standard now available on BDO.com.
By Karen Schuler | June 08, 2016
Meet the Hackers
Data breaches and their associated clean-ups are costly. Given the vast stores of employee and donor data many nonprofits create, use and maintain, they can be particularly appealing targets for a range of hackers; and, given their often...
By Karen Schuler | May 19, 2016
10 Steps Nonprofits Should Take to Increase Cybersecurity
Cybersecurity has become a top-of-mind issue for organizations across both the nonprofit and for-profit sectors. From the 110 million Target customers whose credit and debit cards were compromised in 2013 to the more than 250 million...