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Top 5 Online Safety Tips For 2019 – Cyber Security For Business

Posted: 03/28/2019 in: Consumer, Mobile Devices, Passwords, Security, Top Lists

Whether we’re talking cyber security for your personal life or cyber security for business, we know how daunting it can be to figure out your best options. That challenge is largely the product of our digital life and how it is becoming more and more complex and “always on”. Just the sheer quantity of hackers,…

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Facebook Exposed Millions Of User Passwords By Mistake

Posted: 03/22/2019 in: Consumer, Passwords, Security, social media

Facebook announced today that during a “routine security review” in January they uncovered a huge security issue: Well over 200 million users’ passwords were being stored in a “readable format” – plaintext – within their data storage systems. That wasn’t supposed to happen. What does this mean? When companies save your password, most of them…

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Steer Clear of Tax Time Cyber Crime

Posted: 03/06/2019 in: Consumer, Passwords, Security, Top Lists

Tech Tips from CoopSys – Episode 1: Avoid Tax Time Cyber Crime Tax season is upon us, which means tax time cyber crime is back with a vengeance! The deadline is approaching and about 90% of Americans will file their taxes online this year. Meanwhile, online cyber risks are more imminent, diverse, and severe than…

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January 28 Data Privacy Day

Data Privacy Day 2019

Cooperative Systems joined the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) in the global efforts to support Data Privacy Day (DPD) by becoming a 2019 champion! This is an internationally recognized effort made each year on January 28. It is intended to empower people to protect their digital footprint, highlighting and escalating the protection of data and…

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Why Your Business Must Invest in Dark Web Scanning

Posted: 12/12/2018 in: Consumer, Passwords, Security

No business is immune to data breaches, whether big or small. We know we sound like a broken record on this one, but it’s true. We see the high-profile companies like Equifax and Uber experiencing massive cyber attacks often and may be gravely underestimating how we could be affected. These attacks over the past 2…

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Microsoft Azure To Make The Most Of Your Data

We are seeing a huge, definitive shift toward more technology-driven businesses in the modern IT world we are coming into now. More and more businesses are bringing in cloud as a component of their operations strategy, using web capabilities,leveraging business intelligence, and engaging with their employees to get better results. As we have seen for…

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Spear Phishing Gets More Sophisticated for The Holidays

Posted: 11/08/2018 in: Consumer, Security

Most of us have a virtual personal assistant that lives in our pockets, internet connected devices in our homes to make our lives easier, and we’re having lengthy customer service conversations with chat bots. Technology has gotten more sophisticated in every way (aside from that printer that never seems to work). In this climate of…

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IT Monitoring & Management For Business: Are You Prepared for IoT (Internet of Things)

Summer 2018 has arrived! Warmer weather means families are spending time enjoying outdoor activities like hiking, bike rides, and beach days. With less time in the office comes more time on other devices, especially wearable technology like Apple Watches or FitBits. In other words, it is time to think about the Internet of Things and…

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Are Passwords Leaving Your Network Unlocked?

Passwords today are like spare keys that have been given out to too many friends and neighbors. Common password content like birthdays, favorite sports teams, or names of children or pets are easily found on social media accounts. Cybersecurity is vital to a successful business, especially as hackers try to exploit the companies they expect…

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Cybersecurity For Business: 3 Best Practices For Safe Online Shopping

Posted: 11/20/2017 in: Consumer, Security

Online shopping opens the potential for you to be phished and scammed into losing control of your information. Here are 3 keys to successfully safe online shopping this season!

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