How Advanced Data Governance Helps Manage Risk & Meet Compliance

How Advanced Data Governance Helps Manage Risk & Meet Compliance

Advanced Data Governance (or ADG) is a tool from Microsoft. Available to be used within Office 365, this tool assists businesses in meeting compliance requirements and managing risk. Most of all, it helps organize the massive amounts of data that companies are now dealing with.   Each quarter, the data owned by a given business […]

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How Advanced Data Governance Helps Manage Risk & Meet Compliance

How Advanced Data Governance Helps Manage Risk & Meet Compliance

Advanced Data Governance (or ADG) is a tool from Microsoft. Available to be used within Office 365, this tool assists businesses in meeting compliance requirements and managing risk. Most of all, it helps organize the massive amounts of data that companies are now dealing with.   Each quarter, the data owned by a given business […]

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How To Create A Photo Calendar In Microsoft PowerPoint

How To Create A Photo Calendar In Microsoft PowerPoint

 What Can You Use Personalized PowerPoint Photo Calendars for? A personalized photo calendar is a great way to provide loved ones with updated family pictures during holidays and birthdays. You can print them out on regular paper or cardstock, or send your projects to family and friends digitally. It’s simple to complete in Microsoft […]

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Ransomware Explained

Ransomware Explained

Ransomware. Ransomware. You have heard the word and know it involves a cyberattack. You assume from news reports that it only happens to large companies like Target, Equifax, and Marriott Hotels for example, and that cybercriminals will not want to bother with your small or medium-sized business (SMB). Unfortunately, that assumption is wrong. The Federal […]

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Is Your Boston Area IT Company Helping Protect Your Healthcare Organization From Phishing Attempts

Is Your Boston Area IT Company Helping Protect Your Healthcare Organization From Phishing Attempts

With healthcare being one of the most important industries in the Bay State, one would think that a Boston area IT company would make it a priority to offer security that meets the rigorous standards that the healthcare industry requires. Privacy and data protection is a primary concern for all healthcare organizations, with no shortage of breaches having occurred in 2018, and despite the fact that this is such a central concern for the healthcare industry, currently employed practices often don't offer enough protection.

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How To Add A Contact In Microsoft Outlook

How To Add A Contact In Microsoft Outlook

Adding a new name and email address to your list of Microsoft Outlook contacts is pretty simple. There are two different ways you can do it depending on whether you want to add the contact information from an email or just want to create a brand new contact. How to Add a Contact From an […]

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Urgent Tech Tip: Disable Facetime On Your iPhone

Urgent Tech Tip: Disable Facetime On Your iPhone

A major FaceTime bug discovered recently has left Apple device users skittish about yet another privacy concern and forced the tech giant to scramble for a fix for the issue. For users of Macs or iPhones, understanding the FaceTime flaw and knowing how to disable the function are important steps until the issue is fully […]

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11 Top Questions HIPAA Compliance Officers Need To Know

11 Top Questions HIPAA Compliance Officers Need To Know

HIPAA, an acronym of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act was signed into law by President Bill Clinton back in 1996. Initially, HIPAA has meant to reform the healthcare industry for two reasons. One was to ensure employees that were between jobs would still have healthcare coverage (P meaning portability). The second was to […]

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Data Privacy Day: Respecting Privacy, Safeguarding Data, and Enabling Trust

Data Privacy Day: Respecting Privacy, Safeguarding Data, and Enabling Trust

There is no better time than Jan. 28 to turn your attention to the importance of data privacy and all that it entails. During National Data Privacy Day, numerous businesses, nonprofit organizations, government entities, and individuals will come together to spread awareness about safeguarding data, protecting privacy, preventing information theft, and other issues that affect […]

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2018 Was a Record Year for HIPAA Penalties

2018 Was a Record Year for HIPAA Penalties

2018 turned out to be a year of record fines for HIPAA violations. Over $25 million in fines, with the mean fine being just over $2.5 million. Could your medical entity bear that financial burden? Would it suffer irreparable harm from the adverse publicity? And just what violations did these healthcare entities do to get […]

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What Are The Top Cybersecurity Predictions For 2019?

What Are The Top Cybersecurity Predictions For 2019?

Several events in 2018 brought cybersecurity to the forefront of public consciousness, as major sectors– from financial institutions to Facebook– were affected by cybercrime. According to Forbes, 34 percent of US consumers had their personal information compromised in 2018. Security experts and business leaders are constantly looking for ways to keep two steps ahead of hackers. As we […]

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