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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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IT Readiness During Holidays And Breaks

Everybody deserves a break once in a while – no exceptions! After working hard day after day it is important and necessary. During the holidays or any time you or members of your team take some deserved time off, good cheer or relaxation can go out the window in a moment if your business suffers…

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7 Critical Cybersecurity Tips to Protect Your Business

Technology in your office that’s not secure is a sure gateway for nefarious hackers and unscrupulous technology-thieves. Your software, laptops, desktops, and other connected devices, when not protected and monitored, can do way more harm than good for your company. What do you do when you know you have assets that are not secured? Are…

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Cloud Backup: Save Your Business From Natural Disasters

With hurricanes and snowstorms hitting communities along the east coast repeatedly, the last couple of years were some of the worst in history. Most times, the damage is irreconcilable. While it might seem trivial to think about cloud storage strategy when in the middle of a category 4 hurricane, not having a cloud backup strategy…

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Protect Your Business from Ransomware Attacks

Ransomware attacks are a serious threat to any size business. For a small business, a ransomware attack can even result in the company going out of business. Last year, ransomware was found to be the most prevalent form of malware connected to company data breaches; cybersecurity provider Malwarebytes cited a staggering 90 percent increase in…

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Disaster Recovery Planning: What Happens If You Lose Customer Data?

We have all heard the horror stories of simple mistakes that lead to costly business disasters. A link that was clicked on that shouldn’t have been. An attachment that was opened when it shouldn’t have been. A contractor who stole data from one of the servers, or from the company’s data center. Doesn’t it seems…

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Protect Your Business From Digital Threats

National Small Business Week is April 29 to May 5! According to the United States Small Business Administration, “More than half of Americans either own or work for a small business, and they create about two out of every three new jobs in the U.S. each year.” You and other small and medium-sized business owners…

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March 31 is World Backup Day 2018

Small and medium-sized business owners must take every precaution against cyberattacks, and being that March 31 is World Backup Day 2018 it is the perfect time to assess the cybersecurity tools in your arsenal. In the current high-threat environment, it is good for business to add as many layers of digital protection as possible. That’s…

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Backup & Disaster Recovery For Business: The Most Important Step When Disaster Strikes Your Technology

Imagine that by the end of this blog piece, you will be a more effective IT decision-maker…all because you learned about one very important aspect of your daily IT-grind and why this is so crucial. Not only can you learn the in’s and out’s of BDR here, but we also invite you to check out…

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4 Must-Have’s Of Every Successful Disaster Recovery Plan

  Previously, we explained why it’s prudent for your business to have a backup and disaster recovery (BDR) plan in place with the help of a managed service provider (MSP). Since there’s no perfect way to plan for the future, take what steps you can now to protect the business you run. To ensure that…

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