USAID hack: urgent focus on cybersecurity in the nonprofit sector needed

The latest cyber-hack of USAID appears to be aimed specifically at international development, humanitarian, and human rights agencies. This attack is the latest in an increasing trend for threat actors to target nonprofits. Most nonprofits are not resourced to withstand this level of attack and, when they are breached and fall victim to such attacks, … Continued

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In Mexico, laying communication lifelines

New operations between nonprofits NetHope and Team Rubicon deliver access for migrants, refugees, and the NGOs who serve them. By Julie H Case, Editor, Team Rubicon It was winter, still warm in Mexico, and around Tijuana men and women in grey shirts were knocking on doors and laying internet cable. Soon, migrants fleeing violence, drought, … Continued

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Chatbots made in Africa: collective action and lessons learned

How to get started with chatbots workshop at the 2020 NetHope Global Summit.Elizabeth Njoroge, International ICT Business Partner, Christian Aid, Ahmed Mihaimeed, Regional ICT Director, SOS Children’s Villages, Mazin Elamin ICT4D Coordinator, SOS Children's Villages, Doreen Koech, Information Security Lead, VSO While AI has now been around for a long time and is forecasted to … Continued

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Regional differences impact digital transformation, and they cannot be ignored

NetHope has published a new whitepaper showing the impact geography and cultural differences have on digital transformation. A one-size-fits-all approach to digital transformation can be expensive and ineffectual. Taking regional differences into account can result in a more sustainable, more effective, and less expensive journey. Key findings presented in the new whitepaper include: Global South … Continued

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COVIDaction, WHO, UNICEF, FCDO, GPSDD and NetHope Members unite to close the data gap and ensure equitable vaccine distribution

On Thursday 15 April, NetHope convened organizations leading the global fight for equitable Covid-19 vaccine distribution with funders and NetHope Members for a vital discussion around leveraging data for vaccine prioritization in low and middle income countries. You know the drill. Data is essential for a just and effective Covid-19 vaccination rollout. NetHope Members are … Continued

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