FACEBOOK: Want to #DeleteFacebook? You Can Try. You can quit Facebook if you simply find no joy in it. But if you’re looking to leave for philosophical reasons concerning privacy, it’s a futile effort. You may be better off tweaking your privacy settings on the site. Here are some answers to questions that many people are posing to The New York Times via social media. Read more
HOW-TO: 6 Mac Tips That Will Make You More Productive. Apple designs its products so users can be productive from the moment they power their hardware up. These six handy Mac hints will let you do even more. Read more
LEARN: 10 Ways Tech Will Shape Your Life in 2018, for Better and Worse. Tech’s not just about shiny new gadgets anymore. Here’s a list of 10 technologies to look out for in 2018, for better and worse. Read more.
PODCAST: Jordan Jankus – Personal Tech & Smart Phones: How to Utilize Apps for People with Special Needs. Jordan Jankus is the Coordinator of Person-Centered & Cognitive Supports at Arc of Westchester, the largest agency in Westchester County supporting children, teens and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, including individuals on the autism spectrum, and their families. Jordan joins Bernie Krooks to discuss personal technology and smart phones, how to utilize apps for people with special needs, and, helping people with cognitive disabilities find person-centered technology solutions. Listen here.
NOW ON SLIDESHARE: Tech Update Summary from Blue Mountain Data Systems February 2018 https://www.slideshare.net/BMDS3416/tech-update-summary-from-blue-mountain-data-systems-february-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.