The Cooperative Bank of Cape Cod, in partnership with the Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce, focused on cybersecurity, how to avoid becoming a victim of scams and some best practices to protect business and employees in the fifth installment of its “Twenty-Minute Tuesdays” series this week.

The new edition of the monthly online question-and-answer video series, which provides local businesses and nonprofit organizations access to the bank’s team of experts, debuted March 9. The series is hosted by Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce chief executive officer Wendy K. Northcross.

Each prerecorded session can be viewed on the Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce landing page at

Local business owners or representatives of nonprofit organizations who would like to submit questions in advance can do so via the Chamber’s landing page.

Maeghan DeLellis, vice president, branch manager and small business specialist at the bank, and Paul Forni, vice president, Information Security and Red Flags officer, joined Ms. Northcross. Mr. Forni outlined the best defenses for business owners to prevent cyberattacks.

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