The Coop Foundation Awards $29,000 in Grants to Local Nonprofits

The Cooperative Bank of Cape Cod Charitable Foundation Trust (The Coop Foundation) has announced the awarding of $29,000 in grants to five organizations that provide programing to address fundamental needs and challenges of the local community. “The last 18 months has exacerbated the challenges faced by many year-round Cape Codders. It is a struggle for […]

The Coop and MassHire Cape and Islands Career Center to Host Career Fests

The Cooperative Bank of Cape Cod and the MassHire Cape and Islands Career Center have partnered to create a series of “pop-up” career fests to be held in Falmouth, Harwich, Hyannis, and Sandwich during the month of September. The free events will provide job seekers resources for identifying career opportunities and introduce business owners to […]

Virtual Conferencing Safely and Securely

What is Virtual Conferencing?  With so many of us now working from home, you are most likely finding yourself remotely connecting with your co-workers using virtual conferencing solutions like Zoom, Slack, or Microsoft Teams. Your family members – perhaps even your children – may also be using these same technologies to connect with friends or […]

Securing Your Mobile Devices

Overview  Mobile devices are an amazing and easy way to communicate with friends, shop or bank online, watch movies, play games, and perform a myriad of other activities. Since these devices are such an important part of your life, it is essential to keep you and your devices safe and secure. Securing Your Devices It […]


What is Ransomware? Ransomware is a type of malicious software (malware) that is designed to hold your files or computer hostage, demanding payment for you to regain access. Ransomware has become very common because it is so profitable for criminals. Like most malware, ransomware starts by infecting your computer, most often when you open an […]

I’m Hacked. Now What?

Have I Been Hacked?  No matter how secure you are, sooner or later you may have an accident and become hacked. Below are clues you might have been hacked and if so, what to do. Your Online Accounts Family or friends say they are receiving unusual messages or invites from you that you know you […]

The Coop Expands Small Business Team

The Cooperative Bank of Cape Cod has bolstered its small business banking relationship team with the hiring of Allyson Brainson and the promotion of Donald Robicheau to the newly created role of Vice President, Small Business Relationship Manager. “Throughout the pandemic, The Coop provided a lifeline for small businesses in our communities by processing nearly […]

Avoid Social Engineering and Phishing Attacks

Unfortunately, when events such as the current Pandemic dominate the news, cyber-criminals also take notice. In times like these, you should be on high alert for increased Social Engineering Attacks. The article below comes directly from the Department of Homeland Security CISA Team. What is a social engineering attack? In a social engineering attack, an […]

Bank On It: Summer 2021 – A Message from Lisa Oliver

 It has been an exciting and eventful summer so far as we celebrated the 100th anniversary of The Coop on July 19. What a century it was! While doing research for our commemorative video, we were amazed at the similarities between 1921 and 2021 and how closely aligned our last 100 years are with the […]