Cybersecurity protection: Why your company data is in THE MOST DANGER over a holiday weekend

What do you think all of these companies have in common?  Saturday, May 8, 2021- Colonial Pipeline  Friday, May 27, 2021- meat processing giant JBS  Friday, July 2, 2021- IT management software company, Kaseya  There aren’t many commonalities except…they were ALL infected with ransomware over a holiday weekend. While it is well understood cybercriminals attack…

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Data Privacy Champions!

Cooperative Systems Joins a Nationwide Global Effort to Support Data Privacy Day by Signing On as a Champion Organizations across the world are generating awareness about the importance of respecting privacy, safeguarding data and enabling trust. January 26, 2022 – Today we’re announcing commitment to be a Champion of Data Privacy Day (CDPD) to create…

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5 Ways to Shop Safely Online this Holiday Season

Tis the season for gift giving, which for busy people everywhere, means online shopping.   Online shopping is so popular that American shoppers are predicted to spend a total of $929 billion during the Thanksgiving, Black Friday, and Cyber Monday sales, according to market research company, eMarketer.   More people online shopping presents a very tempting situation for cybercriminals. So much so, that Infosecurity magazine predicts that there will be an estimated 50…

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CMMC 2.0: An overview of the upcoming changes

On November 4, 2021, the Department of Defense (DoD) announced a significant shift in the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) program. To help you understand why this change was made and how it will affect your business, let’s review the history of the CMMC program.  Why was the CMMC 1.0 framework created?  The CMMC 1.0…

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Ransomware protection for businesses: How to protect your company mobile devices from ransomware attacks

2021 saw dramatic increases in ransomware compared to previous years. With year-end 2021 ransomware attacks predicted to cost close to $714 million, which grew to 134% over 2020’s numbers, there seems to be no end in sight.  Todays cyberhackers are more sophisticated and strategic in executing surgical attacks on an organization’s infrastructure.  While crypto-ransomware and ransomware lockers have…

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How to protect your business against ransomware attacks?

While businesses are prioritizing growth and profitability, hackers are working on extorting your company’s money. Their favorite tool to do so is ransomware.   According to Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas, “50 to 70% of ransomware attacks were aimed at small and medium-sized companies.” So basically, no business is completely safe from ransomware.  What is ransomware? …

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