May 2nd is World Password Day—is yours secure?

Our reliance on passwords to access online accounts and safeguard sensitive information has never been greater. Yet, despite their crucial role in cybersecurity, weak passwords remain a huge vulnerability, leaving individuals and organizations at risk of data breaches and identity theft. The Threat of Weak Passwords Did you know that weak passwords are one of…

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Secure Online Shopping Tips for Black Friday & Cyber Monday 2023

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are nearly upon us, bringing lots of online deals and discounts. As shoppers gear up, cybercriminals are also preparing to exploit them. Arm yourself with these top online shopping security tips to safely navigate this year’s sales: With Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2023 approaching, it’s imperative that you prioritize…

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The Future of Business is Secure with an MSP: Cybersecurity Predictions and Trends for 2024

As the business world continues to navigate the digital landscape, Managed Service Providers (MSPs) have emerged as an indispensable part of securing the future of businesses. In this blog, we’ll delve into the predicted cybersecurity trends for 2024 and how partnering with an MSP can ensure your business stays ahead. Predicted Cybersecurity Trends in 2024…

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October Is Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Protect Your Business Now!

Cybersecurity Awareness Month

As we roll into October, with its pumpkin patches, apple ciders, and Halloween around the corner, there’s another very important occasion that every business should mark on their calendar: Cybersecurity Awareness Month. At Cooperative Systems, your security is our top priority, and we’re here to remind you of its significance. What is Cybersecurity Awareness Month?…

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The Real Cost of IT Downtime – And How to Avoid It

Business owner looking overwhelmed and stressed amidst office paperwork and computer equipment

In our increasingly digital landscape, businesses, from seasoned corporations to budding startups, hinge on information technology (IT) to drive operations, foster customer relationships, and spearhead innovation. In such an ecosystem, IT downtime is more than a hiccup—it’s a costly pitfall. But what exactly is the monetary and reputational drain caused by IT downtime? How can…

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