BlogWebsite & Technology Investigating software security Website & Technology Investigating software security Author: Tatiana Morand June 3, 2011 Contents 🕑 1 min read Security is a big deal online. Every day we hear about hackers stealing data and personal identities. The level of security you need depends on what you do and what kind of data you are going to store. Are you going to store credit card numbers? Then you need the highest security to protect your honeypot from hackers. (And if possible, do not store credit card numbers at all: have them processed for you by payment processors directly.) Some security questions you’ll want to investigate: Are there individual passwords for each user (administrator and member)? Are the passwords stored in the database encrypted? Is there encryption (aka https/SSL) in place for online payment transactions – and, ideally, for other data entry and management functions, such as membership applications and overall administration functions? Related Website & Technology Articles Website & Technology 🕑 9 Min Read How to Make a Forum on Your Nonprofit Website: 13 Steps + Best Software Marlena Moore Nov 14, 2023 Website & Technology 🕑 5 Min Read 25 Solid Membership Website Examples & How to Create Your Own Terry Ibele Oct 24, 2023 Website & Technology 🕑 5 Min Read 7 Solid Club Website Examples to Get Ideas for Your Club Website Terry Ibele Oct 11, 2023 The Membership Growth Report: Benchmarks & Insights for Growing Revenue and Constituents Get the report now!