HIPAA a Few Need to Knows

HIPPA, which stands for, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act was put in to place in 1996 and was originated then to increase the portability of health insurance. Today, we live in a much different world and these guidelines and regulations have morphed the purpose to reduce fraud and simplify administration. Not only do health care professionals and their entities have to comply with these regulations but, business associates of health care professions must also be compliant. The penalties for these individuals are not just a slap on the wrist in fact, it can be up to $50,000/per regulation and up to $1.5million per year. So as you can see, the regulations should not be taken lightly.

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Public vs. Private

What are the Security Differences Between Public and Private Clouds?

The Cloud. The word itself terrifies people. How could something that I am not able to hold in my own two hands be safe? This exact thought is why many believe that the public cloud systems could never be “secure.” If this were true, why would a bankthat maintains over $19-billion of assets move its own HSA program to the public cloud? In this blog, we will take a brief look at the security surrounding Public and Private Clouds.

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Missing Your Elementary School Big Chief Tablet?

This tip may take you back to perfecting your handwriting in third grade, but this Microsoft OneNote tool will help keep your tablet notes from slanting off the page! Here is a quick tip on how to stay on point by adding rule lines or grids!

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Passwords, We Don't Need No Stinking Passwords

Microsoft Announces Password-less Authentication

Security is a top priority for all businesses. We have firewalls, encryption tools, and password guidelines but Microsoft is taking security to a new level. If you are a Microsoft Fast Ring Insider and use Windows 10 S, you may be part of a new test preview of a password-less operating system! Through an authentication application, called Windows Hello, that can be set up on your phone, Windows 10 S users will never again see a password prompt.

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Pendello Solutions: Proudly Recognized as CRN MSP 500

We at Pendello Solutions are beyond excited to announce that we were recognized by The Channel Company as one of the CRN MSP 500 for 2018.The Managed Services Provider 500 is an annual list that recognizes North American solution providers with cutting-edge approaches to managed services. This award is broken down in to three separate categories:

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Tired of Taking Notes in Meetings? Then Don't!

Save Anything on Your Phone to OneNote with Office Lens

Ever sat in a meeting and knew you needed to document what was written on the whiteboard for future reference? Sure, we all have! Sometimes there just isn’t time or the topics need to move on or progress. Office Lens is a phone app that trims, enhances and makes pictures of whiteboards and docs readable. You can use Office Lens to convert images to PDF, Word and PowerPoint files and you can even save images to OneNote! Office Lens is like having a scanner in your pocket without weighing down your pants!!

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What's Mike Digesting?

The Antithesis to What's Eating Gilbert Grape

February’s Edition of:

A monthly look at what Pendello President, Mike Jackson, is currently reading or listening to:

The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F#*@

A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life

Thought of as his best book yet, master blogger, Mark Manson’s, modern “self-help” book delves into life’s challenges through a great deal of humor and teaches that life is not all about learning to make lemonade out of lemons but instead how to better handle the lemons!

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