Managed Services Articles

  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. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. FedRAMP Draft High-Impact Systems Standards Open For Public Comment
    2/12/2015

    FedRAMP released draft standards that will serve as a baseline for securing federal high-impact systems in the cloud. The standards will be open for a 45-day public comment period ending on March 13, 2015, and they are anticipated to be finalized by the end of 2015.

  9. Survey: 15.5 Percent Of Educational Institutions Lost Critical Data In A Disaster
    2/12/2015

    A survey conducted by cloud services company Evolve IP found that 34 percent of respondents experienced an incident that required disaster recovery, with 28 percent of educational institutions losing data permanently.

  10. Education IT News For VARs 2-12-15: A New Look At Data Management
    2/12/2015

    In news this week, higher education institutions are rethinking data management and online learning is slowing its pace, but still outpacing traditional enrollments. Also, an article reports how robotic systems are making home-bound learning easier.

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