HIPAA & Cybersecurity Update

HIPAA & Cybersecurity Update Walmart was sued for allegedly violating California’s new data breach law, in regards to lack of proper security with a large amount of customers have their info exposed. Walmart notified an unknown number of pharmacy customers that their PHI was exposed after several of its California stores were looted by rioters.

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Toner Scammers

Another toner scammed customer! Be on the look-out! Toner scammers are still around! A few weeks ago, one of our customers informed me that they got zapped by a toner scammer. The customer received a whopping $1,061.48 invoice for 2 toners for their bizhub. We offer the same toner for $167.00 each. The customer informed

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Universal Print

Microsoft to launch Universal Print Offered public preview of new technology on 7/21 and 7/22 during Microsoft Inspire event New technology advertised as eliminating need for customers to have print servers on site, and getting rid need to maintain all print drivers, print queues and firmware Claims it currently costs customers up to $4000 per

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Remote Work Not So Great?

Article published in The Wall Street Journal Company executives interview admitted that 4 months ago, when COVID-19 pandemic started, employees were sent home and were very productive initially Some companies even vowed to give up their physical office spaces entirely. Now, as the work-from-home experiment stretches on, comments include:L projects take longer training is tougher

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Recall of some hand sanitizers

FDA recalls more hand sanitizers due to toxic chemical Kelsie Sandoval July 22, 2020, 12:12 PM FDA recalls more hand sanitzers due to toxic chemical The Food and Drug Administration has expanded the list of hand sanitizers — some sold at Walmart, Costco and other national chains — being recalled to at least 75 recently,

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Ninestar

“Dear valued customer, Important notice for printers using HP 952xl, 902xl inkjet cartridges! HP recently released new firmware and push consumer to upgrade. When consumer upgrades their firmware, the printer will not recognize current third party HP 952xl, 902xl inkjet cartridges. Ninestar Technology helps customer downgrade firmware and keep using third party HP 952xl, 902xl

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Little Things

It’s the little things in life that can really make a difference. It seems like whatever outlet I turn to be it television, radio, social media, even everyday conversation with family and clients…the main conversation is either COVID 19 or the shape that the World is in today. Don’t get me wrong, we truly need

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Konica Minolta Launches Workplace Hub Pro

Konica Minolta Launches Workplace Hub Pro  July 15, 2020 News Ramsey, NJ — Konica Minolta Business Solutions, U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta), today announced Workplace Hub Pro, further strengthening its all-in-one IT offering to small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs). Joining the Hub and Edge solutions in the next-generation Workplace Hub portfolio, the newly launched device combines powerful, smart

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Print Drivers

Are Print Drivers About to Be Obsolete? On March 2, Microsoft announced a private preview of its Universal Print solution. A lot has changed since then – for example, like so many events, this week’s Microsoft Inspire will be digital. One item on the agenda of the event for Microsoft partners is the public preview

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Print Survey Results

HP publishes print survey results 73% of respondents agreed that their current printing strategy needs to change 69%= will be digitizing workflows 70% = security if a large concern 90% = print helps keep them more organized 90% = print helps keep them more engaged more in meetings 82% = are more effective with print

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From Anthony

If you live in the Houston area, and have been thinking about selling your home, now might be an opportune time despite the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the Houston Association of Realtors (HAR), the average home price has increased nearly $10,000 compared to a year ago. There’s also less homes than normal listed for this

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Living in the shadows of Covid19

I used to like watching movies about pandemics, never realizing how close we were from getting this novel corona virus with destructive and real consequence. This virus have infected some of my family members in California, they are OK now but one cousin die in Honduras, he had suffer from diabetes for long time and

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Pros and Cons of the Standup Desk

The standing desk has been a topic of much debate as numerous studies and articles on the topic conflict each other, causing much confusion on the benefits of these types of workspaces. Although the standing desk will never replace actual movement and exercise throughout the day, they can still be beneficial by helping us all

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NASA at Home Learning

Between, schools closing early last year, social distancing and the Texas summer heat, my kiddos and I have been spending a lot of time indoors lately.  I came across some fun activities and games on NASA’s website, that have helped to break up the days.  It’s separated into age groups, so there is something for

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HOT!

I had plans to wash my truck this past Saturday. When I went to fill up the water bucket, I heard a hissing sound then steam came out of the garden hose. Dang, I thought, let’s go check the temperature. One hundred degrees! Ouch! I called a buddy that lives west of Del Rio. He

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Security Risk from devices

HP & Samsung devices have security risk CyberMDX Security published a bulletin warning of devices that can be compromised by hackers Devices that are impacted are those that use Treck software to manage their TCP/IP stack due to Ripple20 vulnerability Devices named in the report with this security vulnerability include some of the following models:

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Clean/Sanitize Machines

Wondering how and what to use for cleaning and sanitizing copier/printer panels and touch screens? Per one of our manufacture’s recommendation – turn off the machine’s main power switch. Dampen a soft cloth with Isopropyl alcohol. Gently wipe the surfaces and let the area air dry before turning on the main power switch. Do not

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From Kim Sanders

COVID has many negative’s, but as someone that likes to find the positive I can speak for my family in saying we sure are getting outdoors a lot more than usual! With movie theaters, concert venues, and dining out options restricted my bunch, dog included, have been soaking up the great outdoors. Our family has

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Kyocera makes wearable for COVID-19

Kyocera makes wearable for COVID-19 The Department of Cardiovascular Medicine at Tokyo Medical and Dental University (TMDU) Medical Hospital is working with Kyocera to be able to deliver rehab therapy to patients while closely monitoring their vital signs develop and now test a wearable device that helps rehab specialists work with their patients via the

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June Employment Rate

Encouraging Increases in June Employment Rate The US Bureau of Labor Statistics released encouraging data in the June Employment Situation Summary for 2020. The US unemployment rate declined to 11.1%, down 2.2 percentage points. US employment rose by 4.8 million in June, compared to May’s increase of 2.7 million. This encouraging 7.5 million-person gain reflects “a partial

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Ransomware

Xerox Alleged Maze Ransomware Victim According to BleepingComputer, Maze ransomware claims to have captured 100GB of Xerox data as of June 25th. Xerox has yet to confirm this cyberattack but Maze is offering 10 screenshots of Xerox files as proof of breach. “Specifically, one image shows that hosts on ‘eu.xerox.net,’ managed by Xerox Corporation, were compromised.

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HP Quits Facebook

HP Statement on Social Media Advertising “HP is a purpose-driven brand and we expect all platforms on which we advertise to uphold responsible policies that prevent our ads from appearing alongside objectionable content, regardless of the source. We have expressed deep concerns to Facebook and are stopping U.S. advertising on the platform until we see

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