Mandan, N.D., May 31, 2017 — Regardless of your business reach – local, international or somewhere in between – the reality of cyberattacks affecting your organization is not only possible but probable. In response to the growing and ever-evolving threat, National Information Solutions Cooperative® has launched Cybersecurity Services to help independent telephone companies, electric cooperatives and other public power entities defend themselves against ever-present threats.

“Cyberattacks are increasing in frequency and complexity,” said Jeff Nelson, NISC Vice President of Information Security & Risk Management. “It’s an everyday risk companies can no longer ignore. Our Members asked us for a solution to meet the industry’s ever-evolving list of cybersecurity needs. To this end, NISC Cybersecurity Services leverages what we ourselves have learned from implementing our own cybersecurity tools and puts these resources directly in our Members’ hands.”

NISC Cybersecurity Services offers of a complement of solutions to protect vital operational data:

  • NISC CyberAcademy – Online user awareness training and phishing simulation
  • NISC CyberDetect – Incident detection and incident response (currently in beta testing)
  • NISC CyberProtect – Endpoint protection with 24/7 monitoring
  • NISC CyberDefense – Perimeter defense leveraging firewalls and report monitoring
  • NISC CyberScan – Vulnerability management with advanced scanning, reporting, tracking and risk scoring

“NISC Cybersecurity Services takes a multi-tiered approach in addressing a company’s security needs,” said Nelson. “It doesn’t matter whether it is perimeter defense, endpoint protection and monitoring, end-user training, or vulnerability management. Cybersecurity now involves all facets of an organization, and we are excited about what this offering can do to meet our Members’ needs.”

NISC’s Cybersecurity Services can help you protect your organization. Visit or call 1.866.999.6472 today to learn more.

About NISC
National Information Solutions Cooperative (NISC) is an information technology organization that develops, implements and supports software and hardware solutions for our Members/Customers. We deliver advanced solutions, services and support to more than 800 independent telephone companies, electric cooperatives and other public power entities. NISC is an industry leader providing information technology solutions including billing, accounting, operations, automated mailroom services, third-party integration as well as many other solutions. With facilities in Mandan, N.D., Lake Saint Louis, Mo., Cedar Rapids, Iowa and Shawano, Wis., NISC and its subsidiaries employ more than 1,100 professionals between the four locations.

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For more information, please contact:
Julie Yantzer | Marketing Communications Consultant, NISC
866-999-6472 ext. 6795 |