Illustration of four mobile phonesPERSONAL TECH

GOOGLE: Make Several Gmail Addresses Out of One. Thanks to the way Google processes your mail, you can modify part of your address for different situations and still get all your messages. Read more
[NYTIMES.COM]

SURVEY: Faculty Members Voice Concerns About Student Reliance on Tech. Personal technology use on campus is not expected to slow down. That has presented several concerns among faculty and administrators regarding the impact of technology dependence on student learning and on the reliability and security of the related infrastructure. Read more
[EDUCATIONDIVE.COM]

HOW TO: Give Your Old Computer New Life. If you’re not ready to buy a whole new system, you might be able to add new parts and upgrade your aging machine for less than a few hundred dollars. Read more
[NYTIMES.COM]

APPLE: Help a Fellow Mac User With Remote Tech Support. Just like Windows users, Mac owners have ways to share and control another computer over the internet to give a quick assist online. Read more
[NYTIMES.COM]

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NOW ON SLIDESHARE: Tech Update Summary from Blue Mountain Data Systems July 2018 https://www.slideshare.net/BMDS3416/tech-update-summary-from-blue-mountain-data-systems-july-2018.

IT SECURITY SUPPORT: Blue Mountain Data Systems is actively involved in implementing FISMA and NIST standards with Federal Civilian Agencies. Due to our extensive experience in this area, Blue Mountain has developed processes and organizational techniques to help ensure security deliverables are completed on time, and performed in the most efficient manner possible. We ensure that NIST-800-53 control requirements are treated consistently during definition, analysis, implementation, auditing, and reporting phases of a system. Find out more about Blue Mountain Data Systems IT Security Support Services. Call us at 703-502-3416.

BLUE MOUNTAIN DATA SYSTEMS HAS THE EXPERIENCE: 1994 to Present – U.S. Dept. of Labor, Employee Benefits Security Administration. Responsible to the Office of Technology and Information Systems for information systems architecture, planning, applications development, networking, administration and IT security, supporting the enforcement of Title I of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act — ERISA. Within the EBSA, Blue Mountain is responsible for design, development and support for its various enforcement database management systems, as well as all case tracking and customer service inquiry systems. Blue Mountain also provides IT security services to the EBSA, in the form of FISMA Assessment and Authorization, System Security Plans, Risk and vulnerability assessments, monitoring and investigation support. Read more.

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Personal Tech – Daily Tech Update – August 27, 2018