The Blackbar Podcast | Season 2 | Episode 13

You’re Putting Your Congregation at Risk: Cybersecurity

Show Notes

In this episode, hosts Nick and Caleb discuss the importance of cybersecurity within religious organizations. They are joined by IT expert Mike Soroka. He provides valuable insights and practical tips on protecting sensitive data and mitigating risks.

Nick and Caleb emphasize the potential dangers churches face in terms of cybersecurity breaches and the need to safeguard sensitive data to protect both the organization and its members.

Mike Soroka delves into the reasons why cybersecurity is a pressing concern for religious institutions, stressing the significance of proactive measures in safeguarding sensitive information.

The discussion transitions to practical steps that churches can take to enhance their cybersecurity posture. Mike shares simple yet effective strategies that any organization can implement to mitigate risks.

In addition to cybersecurity, the hosts and Mike touch upon the importance of understanding copyright law. They cite Disney’s expired copyright of the Steamboat Willie character as an example and underscore the need for creatives to grasp copyright and public domain to safeguard their original works.

As the episode draws to a close, the hosts and Mike emphasize the critical role of cybersecurity awareness and education in safeguarding digital assets and creative endeavors within religious communities.

Listeners are encouraged to prioritize cybersecurity measures within their organizations and stay informed about copyright laws to ensure the protection of their data and creative works.

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