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Everything You Need to Know About VPNs

A VPN (virtual private network) is like a tunnel — it establishes a way to transmit data securely over the Internet between your laptop and your nonprofit's server. In this article, we walk you through why it's needed and what your options are in setting up a VPN.

A Few Good Online Conferencing Tools

A Few Good Online Conferencing Tools

Adding visuals to a phone conference can make a big difference — perhaps by showing a document, a software application, or slides. Or maybe your nonprofit wants to conduct a more formal online seminar — sometimes called a webinar. There are a number of affordable software packages that can help. We talked to five nonprofit professionals about the technology that has worked for them.

How to Set Up Your Cisco VPN Server

How to Set Up Your Cisco VPN Server

Setting up a virtual private network (VPN) will greatly enhance your organization’s ability to support remote workers and enable secure access to your network from any client over the Internet. Learn how to set up your VPN using a security device.

A Few Good Tools for Sharing Files with Distributed Groups

We'll show you a variety of tools you can use to view and collaborate on documents when working long distance.

Demystifying Remote Access: Part 1

Demystifying Remote Access: Part 1

Remote access allows staff to work from any location without being tied to a specific physical location. But how do you get started choosing and implementing a remote access solution? This article will introduce you to the terminology and concepts of remote access and help you begin your evaluation.

Demystifying Remote Access: Part 2

Learn about the skills required for implementing remote access and what you should look for in your organization.

Working Safely Online

Working Safely Online (Anytime, Anyplace, Anywhere)

Being able to work from anywhere presents great opportunities, however it's important to keep security in mind when working away from the office. Here we look at the potential security risks and how to reduce them.

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