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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…

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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…

Banking Regulations and Compliance

The Importance of Compliance Regulations in the Financial Services Industry

November 4, 2022

Compliance regulations help to promote transparency and fairness in financial transactions. They keep the financial system stable and secure, providing important support for the overall economy.   What is the Relationship Between Compliance and Cybersecurity?  There is a close relationship between compliance and cybersecurity. Cybersecurity risks can lead to compliance problems, and compliance problems can lead…

Safe Online Banking

How to Best Protect Your Personal Financial/Banking Data Online 

November 4, 2022

Online banking has greatly simplified our lives, allowing us to pay for bills, deposit checks, and transfer funds with only a few clicks.   With 78% of Americans preferring digital banking today, cybercriminals are trying to get an eye on your online activity. No one wants their personal banking information to be easily accessed by a…

Cybersecurity Programs for Financial Services

How a Strong Cybersecurity Program Protects Your Financial Services Business

November 4, 2022

The financial services industry is a prime target for cybercriminals. Your firm handles large amounts of sensitive customer data and transactions on a daily basis.   A recent Deloitte survey of financial services businesses reports that “Two out of three {people} surveyed have experienced between one and 10 cyber incidents or breaches between 2020 and 2021.…

Minimizing your Digital Footprint

How to Minimize Your Digital Footprint

November 4, 2022

With every website you visit, you leave behind personal tidbits. From where you live to what you like to spend your money on and even some of your unique personal details, there is a trail of your online activities that hackers hope to track and exploit.   This trail is known as your digital footprint. Making…

Hartford CT Business

IT support in Hartford and a historical perspective on Hartford area businesses

September 28, 2022

Hartford Connecticut, as a medium sized city, has seen its share of changes in the business climate over the past few decades.   This article explores how technology has affected Hartford area businesses and what it means to have up-to-date IT support.  What did Hartford IT and Technology Support look like 20 years ago?   Around the…

Hartford CT Cybersecurity Solutions

Cybersecurity IT Solutions for 2023

September 28, 2022

Cyberattacks continue to impact businesses like yours because of the levels of sophistication, and lack of awareness of how at risk you really are.  Many businesses we talk with still think that “it won’t happen to us because we’re protected”.   Wrong, wrong, wrong!  Here are some very humbling statistics (out of many) reported from various…

Cloud Solutions For Businesses

Cloud Solutions For Businesses – Which One is Right for My Business?

August 25, 2022

Have you ever wondered why the cloud is such a big deal? Ten years ago, if you mentioned the term “cloud computing”, the average person would have thought you were talking about the weather and would have given you a strange look. But did you know that cloud computing has been around since the 1950’s?…

Cooperative Systems inc500 Winner

Cooperative Systems Ranks No. 4048 on the 2022 Inc. 5000 Annual List

August 25, 2022

WINDSOR, CT, USA, August 17, 2022 / — Cooperative Systems Ranks No. 4048 on the 2022 Inc. 5000 Annual List With Three-Year Revenue Growth of 119% Percent, Cooperative Systems Receives Ranking No. 4048 Among America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies Today, Inc. revealed that Cooperative Systems is No. 4048 on its annual Inc. 5000 list, the most…

Business Owner reviewing Hartford Area Managed Service Provider Options

Choose your MSP Wisely!

August 25, 2022

How To Choose Your MSP Wisely  You’ve finally decided after much research that your business needs an MSP. The search is getting more and more difficult, and you’re wondering after digging through local listings for a few days if you should just give up and hire an in-house expert. After considering how technology can shape…

Hartford Business owner researching MSP pricing

How are Managed IT Services Priced?

August 24, 2022

As a business owner, the idea of adding a big technology bill on top of your other operational costs makes it hard for you to fully commit to partnering with an MSP. Allocating your business’s IT growth and health to a managed services provider (MSP) will save long- term costs, but it can be hard…

business people discussing Managed Service Providers

What are Managed IT Services?

August 22, 2022

Why Your Business Needs Managed IT Services  As a business owner, you’re already working around the clock. Business expenses, growing pains, and operational management are already a lot to think about, but the backbone of your business model is what technology you use to make it all happen.  But what happens when it breaks?  Managed…