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October Is Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Protect Your Business Now!

October 3, 2023
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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Cybersecurity Summit Series: Keys to Keeping Your Data Covered

September 25, 2023

Tools and Techniques to Help Keep Your Data on Lockdown The words “data breach” can stop any CEO, CIO, CTO—or anyone else in a tech position—in their tracks. In fact, IBM’s “Cost of a Data Breach Report 2023” notes that data breaches, on average, have cost companies $4.45 million this year, a 15% increase over…

The Keys to Cyberattack Response

September 14, 2023

Responding to Breaches and Defending Your Infrastructure In an era where cyber threats continue to escalate in sophistication and frequency, businesses must be prepared to respond swiftly and effectively when faced with a security breach. Given the rise in breaches, getting attacked is more about “when” than “if.” So, given the potential damage a cyberattack…

Charting the Path of a Cyberattack

August 9, 2023

How do threat actors get past your gates and stay in your system? Read this blog to learn more.

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

August 7, 2023

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…

Defend Your Business from Smishing: A Comprehensive Guide to Identifying and Preventing SMS Phishing Attacks

July 27, 2023

SMS phishing, or “smishing,” is a rapidly growing method of online fraud, posing serious threats to the security of small and medium-sized businesses. This comprehensive guide will empower you with an understanding of what SMS phishing is, its risks, and how to protect your business effectively. Understanding SMS Phishing SMS phishing, often referred to as…

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Understanding the Impact of Social Engineering | Cooperative Systems

July 18, 2023

Seeing the Bigger Cyber Threat Picture: The Impact of Social Engineering We know that cyber threats remain a constant problem for every business. Zscaler ThreatLabz, for example, noted that ransomware attacks increased by 80% between February 2021 and March 2022 compared to the previous year, setting new records for both the volume of attacks and…

How Can Your Business Benefit From Fully Managed IT Services?

June 28, 2023

You know the importance of efficient and reliable IT systems. But managing those systems can often be a challenging task, especially when you have numerous other aspects of your business to oversee. That’s where fully managed IT services come into the picture. These services offer a comprehensive solution to managing your IT infrastructure, providing benefits…

Cooperative Systems Ranked on Channel Futures 2023 MSP 501—Tech Industry’s Most Prestigious List of Managed Service Providers Worldwide

June 23, 2023

Cooperative Systems has been named as one of the world’s premier managed service providers in the prestigious 2023 Channel Futures MSP 501 rankings. For the past 17 years, managed service providers around the globe have submitted applications for inclusion on this prestigious and definitive listing. The Channel Futures MSP 501 survey examines organizational performance based…

5 Essential Questions For SMBs To Ask That Will Improve Your Security Posture

June 20, 2023

As a small to midsize business owner or manager, your plate is likely filled with a myriad of responsibilities – from improving product lines and streamlining services to building customer relationships and planning strategic growth. Yet, in today’s digitized world, where business operations are significantly dependent on technology, one crucial aspect demands your attention more…

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Ensuring Data Security: Safeguarding Your Business While Employees Work Remotely This Summer

June 15, 2023

Discover essential strategies to ensure data security while employees work remotely during the summer. Safeguard your business with these effective tips and guidelines.

10 Key Factors That Make A Bullet Proof Managed Cybersecurity Solution in 2023 

November 17, 2022

Businesses are getting there – but there is still work to do. Over the past few years, many businesses across the globe have improved their cybersecurity solutions, yet still about one-third of small businesses are attempting to get by with only a basic level of protection. This isn’t working anymore, as hackers have truly mastered social…

December 8th Cybersecurity Summit – Why Your Business Can’t Afford to Miss It 

November 11, 2022

Cybersecurity is an imperative, but often overlooked aspect of your business. As we approach the new normal of remote work, with 35% of American employees working from home full-time, IT experts are urging businesses owners to get comfortable with understanding their business infrastructure and investing in a full-scale, robust cybersecurity program. As convenient as it…