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  1. Government IT News For VARs 2-18-15: Connected Vehicles And Cybersecurity
    2/18/2015

    In news this week, a report reveals that technology in automobiles leaves them vulnerable to hacks, President Barack Obama unveils his new cybersecurity plan, the FAA released its small drone rules, and police body cam legislation in Florida faced some roadblocks.

  2. Field Service IT News For VARs 2-18-15: IT Services And The IoT
    2/18/2015

    In the news, the Internet of Things (IoT) relies on IT services to function and a good mobile solution can help a company create a more dynamic field workforce.

  3. Manufacturing IT News For VARs 2-17-15: Train Employees To Resist Phishing Scams
    2/17/2015

    In the news, companies are testing their employees with simulated phishing emails to see if they will click, Also, U.S. factories are among top adopters of robotic technologies.

  4. Retail IT News For VARs 2-16-15: NRF Predicts Increase In Sales
    2/16/2015

    In the news, the National Retail Federation (NRF)’s retail forecast for 2015 anticipates sale increasing by 4.1 percent over last year. A webinar schedule for Feb. 19 will explain the transmission of secure data in an EMV-enabled payment system, and an article warns of some of the pitfalls to avoid when implementing and EMV system. In other news, Apple filed a patent at the beginning of the month related to “techniques for monitoring device locations within buildings.”  

  5. RSPA Launches New EMV Resource: EMV Central
    2/16/2015

    The Retail Solutions Providers Association (RSPA), the industry association for the point of sale (POS) technology ecosystem, has announced the creation of EMV Central, a new resource page on the RSPA website designed to support the association’s EMV education and awareness campaign.

  6. Survey Shows Your Retail IT Clients Want To Unify POS, e-Commerce, Call Centers, Mobile
    2/16/2015

    According to DemandWare, retailers want to band together to create a unified commerce platform that would consolidate point of sale, e-commerce, call center, and mobile touch points into one system.

  7. AAFP: EHRs Are Failing Your Healthcare IT Clients And Their Patients
    2/16/2015

    Physicians have been heavily impacted by the advent of electronic health records, and one of their premier professional organizations has taken the stance that the industry-changing technology is doing them a disservice.

  8. Public Sector Information Governance Coalition Formed
    2/13/2015

    A group of organizations, compiled by ARMA International, that represents the information management and governance community recently announced the formation of the Coalition for Public Sector Information Governance Leadership.

  9. Healthcare IT News For VARs 2-13-15: Anthem Breach Likely Started 9 Months Ago
    2/13/2015

    In this week’s news, China is named as the source of Anthem data breach, and the U.S. Senate considers a data encryption mandate.

  10. MSP Differentiates His Business With HIPAA, SMB Security, Expands Partner Program
    2/12/2015

    “Security is the place to focus on now and in the future,” advises Art Gross, president and CEO of HIPAA Secure Now! “It’s not going away.” The company launched a partner program — now with about 160 partners — who offered feedback that their clients outside the healthcare vertical could benefit from a similar service. In March, Gross’ company will launch Breach Secure Now!, a general, security-based compliance service for SMBs.

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