How to Prepare for a PCI Audit

Healthcare organizations must follow the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) to keep their patients’ credit card information confidential. A PCI audit is a series of tests to confirm your organization is meeting all PCI compliance requirements. Learn what is needed for PCI compliance by reviewing our PCI audit checklist.

How to Add Custom Events Directly in Outlook

Outlook is a robust tool for communication with your team, and various features keep you efficient throughout the day. One process you might find yourself doing often is making a meeting or event based on an email. With Outlook, you can use a few different methods to create custom events based on emails.

How to Create a PivotTable for Multiple Sheets in Excel

A PivotTable in Excel creates a single table of information from two or more tables in separate sheets or files. You can use PivotTables to see all your data together and gain new insights. While you can use several methods, the Power Query add-in is the best option to combine tables with the same column

How to Get Better at Financial Analysis Using Excel

Financial formulas for Microsoft Excel can improve your analysis of your investments and loans, making them useful in personal and professional finance. You can use these formulas in combination with one another for further insights. Become a better financial analyst with these formulas: PMT for Loan Payment Calculations The payment (PMT) formula is one of

Have I Been Breached? A Step-by-Step Guide for Investment Management COOs to help Identify, Respond to, and Recover from a Cyber Breach

If our firm has fallen victim to a cybersecurity breach or incidentapid, a rapid response is critical. Here are the key steps to identifying whether or not your firm has been breached, and how to begin the recovery process if so.

Common HIPAA Violations

If healthcare organizations fail to follow the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), the consequences can be severe. HIPAA violation penalties for employees include termination of employment, hefty fines, and criminal charges in extreme cases. Here are some common violations to be mindful of.

7 Things to Avoid in Excel

Excel is a powerful tool, but users can make common Excel mistakes leading to formula errors, incorrect data, and other issues. Learning how to avoid errors in Excel makes spreadsheets more accurate and reliable. Here are seven common Excel problems and solutions to keep your spreadsheets error-free: 1.

How to Stay PCI-Compliant

To achieve Payment Card Industry (PCI) compliance, companies must follow several standards to process card payment information safely. By following this PCI compliance checklist, your organization can ensure it adequately protects patients’ data against a breach. 1.

How to Use the LOOKUP Function in Excel

The LOOKUP function is a type of reference function in Excel. It looks up a value in a range of one column or row (also called a vector) and returns the corresponding value from another one-column or -row range. Its syntax is: =LOOKUP(lookup_value, lookup_vector, result_vector) This formula is useful for retrieving an approximate-matched value instead

What Is PCI?

The Payment Card Industry (PCI) has Data Security Standards (DSS) for companies that accept, process, transmit, and store credit card information. The Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) created these standards to improve payment security during the transaction process. PCI SSC is an independent body formed by the credit card brands Discover, MasterCard,

The Most Common Excel Errors and How to Fix Them

Microsoft Excel is excellent for tabulating, sorting, and visualizing data. Yet, it’s a source of frustration when you find yourself facing pesky error messages that pop up and halt your operations. Resolving them is easier when you know the common errors in Excel and their meaning.

How to Stay HIPAA-Compliant

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) requires organizations with access to patients’ protected health information (PHI) to follow certain regulations. If your organization doesn’t have HIPAA compliance certification, you risk having a data breach and fines up to $50,000 per violation. What Is HIPAA Compliance?