Undoubtedly, cybercrime has hit many, if not most, of your church congregation. Some actual ministries have been directly hit. More will be hit soon, I’m sure, because of poor internet security either in third-party programs or your church’s practices.
Churches, we are in charge of MILLIONS of dollars every Sunday, but we do not do business as such. We need to improve how we use the Internet to keep the money given to God’s kingdom in the Church.
Here is the text from TEDTalks about the understanding of cybercrime:
Cybercrime netted a whopping $450 billion in profits last year, with 2 billion records lost or stolen worldwide. Security expert Caleb Barlow calls out the insufficiency of our current strategies to protect our data. His solution? We need to respond to cybercrime with the same collective effort as we apply to a health care crisis, sharing timely information on who is infected and how the disease is spreading. If we’re not sharing, he says, then we’re part of the problem.