TECH QUESTIONS: Taking a Vacation From Email. Need to set up a vacation bounce message in Gmail? If so, how can you ensure those replies go to everyone, including spammers looking for live addresses? Here’s how. Read more
APPLE: New Feature Turns Apple AirPods into Impromptu Hearing Aids. Through iOS 12, AirPods can exploit a “Live Listen” Apple-developed assistive hearing technology that has been available since 2014 on an iPhone, iPad or iPod touch with compatible, third-party Made For iPhone hearing aids or cochlear implants. Read more
TECH FIX: Your Wi-Fi Security Is Probably Weak. Here’s How to Fix That. Chances are that when you bought a Wi-Fi router, you probably did not prioritize strong network security. Here’s what you need to do. Read more
PRIVACY & SECURITY: Do Not Sell My Personal Information: California Eyes Data Privacy Measure. As Europe’s sweeping new privacy law went into effect last month, California voters may get to decide on strict privacy laws for their state. An initiative likely headed for November’s ballot in California would be one of the broadest online privacy regulations in the U.S. and could impact standards throughout the country. Read more
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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.