What CEOs Need to Know About Cybersecurity in 2019

Understanding the threat landscape is a crucial part of a CEOs job as you attempt to protect your organization now and in the future. The cybersecurity and compliance landscape is changing rapidly, and it can be difficult to keep up with the various challenges your business is facing — from ransomware to phishing schemes, not to mention global and domestic privacy act compliance. While complian...

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SharePoint Introduces Intelligent Workplace Through Home Sites

Microsoft recently announced major enhancements to Microsoft 365 (yes, you read that right — Office 365 is now a part of Microsoft 365), including significant upgrades to SharePoint. The innovation with perhaps the greatest potential is Home Sites. In today’s tech blog, we’ll explore what Microsoft is up to with this new feature. SharePoint Home Sites If you’ve used Office 365 for any len...

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8 Ways Cybercriminals Make Your Firewall And Antivirus Useless

Having the right cybersecurity technology is just a part of doing business in today’s world. In fact, security solutions like firewalls and antivirus software accounted for $23 billion in annual revenue – it’s likely that you contributed to that in some small way. But are they really worth your money? There’s no disputing the need for an effective firewall or antivirus solution, regardles...

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How to Copy Cell Formatting in Microsoft Excel

Excel is a powerful application, but because it can do so much it can be easy to miss certain features that could make your life much simpler. Today’s quick tech blog shows you one of these features. We’ll look at how to copy cell formatting in Microsoft Excel without disturbing the contents of the cells you want to format. Learn how to copy cell formatting in Excel. Click Here or watch the vi...

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6 Ways To Help You Become HIPAA Compliant

Tips for HIPAA Compliance (Questions/Answers) Need a little insight into strengthening up your HIPAA compliance efforts? Check out these 6 simple steps you can take to become more compliant and secure. No one said HIPAA compliance was easy. It’s a higher level of security and data governance that healthcare organizations have to follow – if you’re looking for help with your compliance, chec...

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How Can Law Firms Use Microsoft Office 365’s E-Discovery Capabilities?

According to the American Bar Association, it is crucial for attorneys and e-discovery professionals to define the rules of engagement instead of leaving those details to the IT department. Attorneys are being held to much higher standards of knowledge when it comes to technology, especially in terms of electronic discovery. ABA Model Rule 11 states that attorneys bear a duty to provide competen...

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Shopping For a Retail POS System?

Whether you are starting out or ready to upgrade, there is a lot to consider when you’re shopping for a retail POS. These topics will help accelerate your research. In a retail business, the selection of your point of sale software and hardware is a crucial one. You need to know that your selected vendor is trusted, reliable and will be there for you — and that the POS solution will be easy t...

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Should IT Industry Certifications Actually Matter?

CompTIA’s range of certifications (A+, Network+, and so on) are just a few of many IT-based certified credentials. You’ve probably had more than one Kansas City IT company mention to you that their team has such and such certifications – but do they actually matter? Our Lead Help Desk Technician just updated their CompTIA A+ certification. Why did we (and why do other Kansas City IT servi...

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Honoring Those Who Gave Their Lives

On Memorial Day we remember the veterans who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country. These brave men and women have dedicated their lives to honor the living and make our lives better.     Can’t see the video above?  Click Here. The History Of Memorial Day Memorial day is the most solemn American holiday. Memorial Day was originally known as Decoration Day. After the Civil War in 186...

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Cybersecurity Careers (Questions/Answers)

What role can an IT services company like Communication Concepts, Inc. play in the future of the cybersecurity industry? As the number of capable cybersecurity professionals continues to fall, can outreach help to bring more people into the industry? The future of the cybersecurity field is in trouble… Communications Concepts Inc. visited a local high school recently to represent the cybersecu...

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