Month: August 2020

What is a ransomware attack? Before we jump into the details of this post, let’s make a basic definition clear. A ransomware attack happens when company or personal files  are encrypted by a 3rd party and held to ransom. Typically, the victim  receives a demand for payment (e.g. cryptocurrency ) in exchange for the encryption key …

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The explosion of healthcare data The concept of telehealth (or remote health) is not a new one. However, we have seen a rise in adoption levels of telehealth solutions as a result of the recent pandemic. Medical and technology professionals are making use of smartphones, AI and connected devices to boost innovation and deliver better …

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“At business places with 500 or more workers, 12% have access to telework, compared with 6% at places with fewer than 100 workers.” Source: 2019 National Compensation Survey, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Work from Anywhere What is evident from this U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics, collated by the Pew Research Center, is that the …

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The less we spend working on the communications network, the more time we can spend working for the communities we serve.”, Billy Hamlin, System Engineer, Black River Electric Cooperative.   Secure meter readings At Asavie, we have the great fortune of engaging with many companies who are digitally transforming their operational procedures through IoT. In …

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