Entries by BEI

BEI recognized as 2019 Best of Reston honoree

BEI is happy to announce that we have been named a 2019 Best of Reston Honoree. This award is given each year to organizations and individuals that have demonstrated significant contributions to the greater Reston/Herndon area through their philanthropy and volunteerism.

5 Professional Development Books to Read Right Now

How do some of the brightest minds in today’s business world stay at the cutting edge in both their personal and professional lives? The answer is so simple that it may surprise you- they read. Take control of your professional development right now by chiseling out the time to read.

Time is Money: Measuring your Return on Technology

It might be a bit cliché, but, when it comes to your business, time really is money. You need to make sure you are not spinning your wheels troubleshooting useless tech. Remember- technology should be there to help you conduct business, not deplete your time and financial resources!

What is cryptocurrency?

Cryptocurrency. It’s buzzworthy and always trending. Your college roommate’s cousin’s friend’s barista invested in cryptocurrency and now he’s a millionaire. It’s everywhere and it seems that everyone has an opinion on it. Is it the future of banking and finance or just another passing trend?

Improve your security by following NIST password guidelines

Most people are guilty of using the same password for many accounts. This widespread password reuse makes your an easy target for cyberattacks. Based on NIST guidelines, we compiled the following suggestions to help you improve your password creation processes and educate your employees accordingly.

What to look for in a business partner

Entering into a business partnership with someone is a lot like marriage. You are looking for the person who shares your vision, drive, and goals- who you can count on when the going gets tough. You may have to kiss a few frogs in the beginning but, eventually, you’ll find your perfect fit.

7 common HIPAA compliance pitfalls and how to avoid them

When it comes to healthcare, patients expect that their private information will be protected. HIPAA was created to help standardize the process of safeguarding this information. Here are seven of the most common HIPAA compliance pitfalls, along with tips for overcoming them.

7 ways to stay current on compliance regulations

Federal government agencies issue thousands of rules every year. If your business is required to follow these regulations it can seem overwhelming keeping up with all the requirements. Here are tips on how to stay up-to-date and keep compliant.