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The AIS IT Services and Office Technology Blog. Insights and perspective into what works and makes businesses more competitive.

Monique Phalen

Mo is the resident IT go-to lady at AIS. She has traveled the world, run a marathon, is a self proclaimed crossword champion, and can do ventriloquism. She has an uncanny memory ....down to the detail. She has completed 4 half marathons and hates running. In her free time, she likes to spend time with her 7 siblings and 20 nieces and nephews.

Recent Posts

Network Security Issues: 10 Tips to Keep Your Business Secure

on Apr 20, 2018 9:03:00 AM By | Monique Phalen | 0 Comments | Security
In the ever-evolving world of information technology (IT), new network security issues erupt daily. And while you most likely won’t be the target of a Russian state-sponsored hacking effort, any company that relies on IT (nearly every company does) to manage some or all of their information and data is at risk.
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Meltdown & Spectre: 9 Things That Affect Your Business' Vulnerability

on Feb 8, 2018 8:33:00 AM By | Monique Phalen | 0 Comments | Security Managed IT Services
If you’re into IT security or are a business owner, you’ve undoubtedly heard about Spectre and Meltdown. These are two newly discovered vulnerabilities in accessing your computers and servers on any network. Instead of reacting and being the first to market with information on these exploits, we’ve chosen to fully investigate them since there aren’t any real fixes yet.
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What's a Virtual CIO (vCIO) — How Can it Benefit Your Business?

on Jan 11, 2018 4:59:47 PM By | Monique Phalen | 0 Comments | Managed IT Services
A Virtual CIO or “vCIO” is basically the outsourcing of all of the functions of a Chief Information Officer (CIO) for businesses that may not have the experience or the budget to take advantage of a full-time CIO.
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How to Create a HIPAA Compliant Password Strategy

on Nov 29, 2017 9:00:00 AM By | Monique Phalen | 0 Comments | Hipaa compliance HIPAA risk assessment
Password management is an important part of any security strategy. For HIPAA compliance, password management is an important part of HIPAA policy. It's PART of the policy.
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Can You Be HIPAA Compliant in the Cloud? Yes, Here’s How

on Nov 20, 2017 10:00:00 AM By | Monique Phalen | 0 Comments | Security IT Managed Services Hipaa compliance
Moving some or all of your business data to the cloud can improve your business’ efficiency and productivity while decreasing costs. However, before you do move data – especially customer data – to the cloud, you need to do your research regarding compliance. And when you're a HIPAA-covered entity, it's even more important to consult with your cloud partner. A good cloud provider will take this issue seriously and will work with you to be sure you’re comfortable.
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