Richmond Mayor Congratulates Impact Makers in October Newsletter

City of Richmond, Virginia Mayor Dwight C. Jones featured Impact Makers’ ranking on the Inner City 100 in his October 2015 newsletter. Fortune and the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC) ranked Impact Makers as the 8th fastest growing inner city company in the U.S. Mayor Jones also commends Impact Makers’ business model and […]

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Amazon Web Services Publishes Case Study on Impact Makers’ Project

Amazon Web Services (AWS) published a case study on Impact Makers’ project with MedStar Health. Impact Makers used AWS to support a new digital presence for MedStar. The collaboration with AWS provides a state-of-the-art platform that is highly secure, scalable and cost-effective. MedStar Health is a large healthcare provider in the Baltimore/Washington metro area with 10 […]

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Cybersecurity News & Trends

So much is happening in the world of cybersecurity, and it impacts everyone, from individuals to businesses to communities as well as local, state and federal government. Impact Makers’ Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) consulting practice is seeing these significant trends: 1) Encryption is the best option! 2) Risk Assessments are the linchpin! and 3) Information sharing on […]

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Impact Makers Ranks 8th on the 2015 Inner City 100

The Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC) and Fortune magazine have recognized Impact Makers as the 8th fastest growing inner city company in the U.S. for the annual Inner City 100 awards. ICIC is a nonprofit research and strategy organization and the leading authority on U.S. inner city economies and the businesses that thrive […]

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Building Assurance through HIPAA and Safeguarding Health Information

8th Annual Safeguarding Health Information: Building Assurance through (HIPAA) Security Conference by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the HHS Office for Civil Rights (OCR), Sept 2-3, 2015 This conference offered sessions exploring security management and technical assurance of electronic health information. Presentations covered a variety of current topics including updates on […]

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Virginia Governor Signs Executive Directive to Strengthen Cybersecurity

Virginia Governor McAuliffe Signs Executive Directive to Strengthen Cybersecurity Protocol (Executive Directive 6), August 31, 2015 A tall order with a sense of urgency, Executive Directive 6 was issued by Governor McAuliffe to strengthen the Commonwealth’s cybersecurity measures in order to protect personal information and sensitive data through the expansion of cyber-related risk management activities. 

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Impact Makers and Amazon Web Services Host Seminar

Impact Makers and Amazon Web Services co-sponsored a breakfast seminar on September 15th in Washington, DC. Entitled “Cloud Strategies for Associations and Nonprofits,” the seminar attracted over 25 technology leaders from the DC area.

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