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COVID-19 Creates New Cybersecurity Challenges for Protecting Healthcare Data

New challenges for healthcare organizations The COVID-19 pandemic has changed our lives from the way we shop to the way we seek medical care. Our recent article on the need to secure telehealth demonstrated the many innovations being applied in remote care as a direct result of the pandemic. Unfortunately, it has also created opportunities …

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Securing the next generation of Electricity Meters

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.   At Asavie, we have the great fortune of engaging with many companies who are digitally transforming their operational procedures through IoT. In the last couple …

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Changing the Human Touch to a Digital Touch – how COVID-19 Accelerates the Need to Secure Telehealth

For centuries, the laying on of hands, or the “human-touch” has symbolized the essence of the doctor-patient relationship. The COVID-19 pandemic is disrupting this age-old tradition by accelerating the digital transformation of the healthcare delivery model for medical workers globally. The human-touch is now transforming to an increasingly digital-touch, enabled by secure telehealth solutions. This …

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Securing the ‘Office Anywhere’, what role does SD-WAN, CASB, ZTNA or SASE play?

The last few weeks of working remotely have certainly been an eye-opener. As the family adapted to the ‘new normal’ of continuously being online; we discovered new video, collaboration, and cloud applications for work, school, and social interaction. We all became experts in Wi-Fi congestion, Wi-Fi boosters, and how to reduce our bandwidth usage, especially …

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The Future of Work: How will Enterprise Network Security Change?

In most places around the world, restrictions on movement, businesses, and gatherings are being lifted in stages, some faster than others. I am writing this blog from my home in Ireland and we are in Phase 2+ of our opening. We are all looking forward to most businesses being opened by the end of June …

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Data regulation for distance learning

Guide to data regulation compliance for distance learning in K-12

I’m sure you are aware of the worldwide pandemic that is gripping our lives and changing how children learn. It is an incredibly difficult time for educators who are being asked to offer new and improved ways of learning remotely. Securing the new distance learning environment and the privacy of students has become a catch-up …

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COVID-19 Creates New Cybersecurity Challenges for Protecting Healthcare Data

By Octavio Hernandez

New challenges for healthcare organizations The COVID-19 pandemic has changed our lives from the way we shop to the way we seek medical care. Our recent article on the need to secure telehealth demonstrated the many innovations being applied in remote care as a direct result of the pandemic. Unfortunately, it has also created opportunities …

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Securing the next generation of Electricity Meters

By Mark Lambe

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.   At Asavie, we have the great fortune of engaging with many companies who are digitally transforming their operational procedures through IoT. In the last couple …

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Changing the Human Touch to a Digital Touch – how COVID-19 Accelerates the Need to Secure Telehealth

By Hugh Carroll

For centuries, the laying on of hands, or the “human-touch” has symbolized the essence of the doctor-patient relationship. The COVID-19 pandemic is disrupting this age-old tradition by accelerating the digital transformation of the healthcare delivery model for medical workers globally. The human-touch is now transforming to an increasingly digital-touch, enabled by secure telehealth solutions. This …

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Securing the ‘Office Anywhere’, what role does SD-WAN, CASB, ZTNA or SASE play?

By Mark Lambe

The last few weeks of working remotely have certainly been an eye-opener. As the family adapted to the ‘new normal’ of continuously being online; we discovered new video, collaboration, and cloud applications for work, school, and social interaction. We all became experts in Wi-Fi congestion, Wi-Fi boosters, and how to reduce our bandwidth usage, especially …

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The Future of Work: How will Enterprise Network Security Change?

By Mick Higgins

In most places around the world, restrictions on movement, businesses, and gatherings are being lifted in stages, some faster than others. I am writing this blog from my home in Ireland and we are in Phase 2+ of our opening. We are all looking forward to most businesses being opened by the end of June …

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Guide to data regulation compliance for distance learning in K-12

By Greg Shine

I’m sure you are aware of the worldwide pandemic that is gripping our lives and changing how children learn. It is an incredibly difficult time for educators who are being asked to offer new and improved ways of learning remotely. Securing the new distance learning environment and the privacy of students has become a catch-up …

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How do we Ensure Safe Student Connectivity at Home?

By Dan Lourie

The problem of student connectivity at home COVID-19 has shone a spotlight on the inequity of internet access across the U.S. and the toll this is taking on our most vulnerable communities. It shouldn’t take a global pandemic to expose the fact that millions of low-income and at-risk children don’t have internet connectivity at home. …

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How to Create a Safe Online Environment for K-12 Distance Learning

By Octavio Hernandez

Government support to fund distance learning The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (the CARES Act) created a $30.75 billion Education Stabilization Fund (ESF). Approximately, $13.2 billion was allocated to the Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) Fund. Local Educational Agencies (LEAs) can use this funding within 12 categories outlined in Section 18003 …

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K-12 Schools Face a Distance Learning Crisis

By Octavio Hernandez

Distance education is not the new kid in town Since schools closed due to COVID-19, we’ve come to associate the term distance learning in K-12 with daily Zoom classes and online education platforms like Canvas or Blackboard. However, distance learning is not a new phenomenon. Before the internet, distance learning was facilitated by TV and …

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Phishing Attacks are Evolving. Make Sure your Business is Ready

By Colm Warner

Phishing is a form of confidence scam that uses social engineering to harvest personal information by gaining the trust of unsuspecting victims. Hackers can use this information for identity theft, or espionage, ultimately granting the instigator access to data or funds. Of course, none of this is new. What is new and alarming is the …

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Helping Schools Switch to Secure Online Learning

By Octavio Hernandez

Technology has made education accessible to millions of people to-date, but in the wake of the COVID19 pandemic, it needs to do more. It needs to bring learning opportunities to children who have to stay at home. Education needs to break the barriers of social distancing and bring secure online education to teachers and children …

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Redefining Mobile and IoT Security for the Future

By Mark Lambe

I’m delighted to share with you the news of a new service called Asavie SD Edge that we launched today. Asavie SD Edge is an adjacent service to Asavie SD Mobile and Asavie SD IoT, in which the enterprise can now extend the enterprise private network to the mobile edge to secure both human and …

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How to make video calls work for your business

By Octavio Hernandez

Remote work is evolving In recent years we have experienced a shift in working practices as more of the workforce looks for alternatives to the traditional office environment. Today remote workers cover many different use cases that vary from employees 100% home based, road warriors or a mix of both. The COVID-19 pandemic has become …

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Seamless and Secure Remote Access

By Mark Lambe

The last week has been the hardest in history for many enterprises, IT administrators and employees. Across the globe, we all have had to adapt to the new world of social distancing brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic. The week has stressed both the enterprise IT team and systems, as IT admins rushed to assure …

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Stay Secure and Productive While Working Remotely

By Octavio Hernandez

The COVID-19 outbreak has forced organisations to re-think their approach towards mobile and remote working overnight. Some organizations might’ve used remote working as a perk to provide a better work-life balance for their employees in the past. However, the recent re-classification of the virus to a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO) has forced …

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Verizon Mobile Security Index 2020 Showcases Asavie’s Network Security Insights

By Hugh Carroll

Verizon have released the third edition of Mobile Security Index (MSI) 2020 to coincide with the RSA Security show hosted in San Francisco. The impressive report is compiled from multiple sources including surveys of industry professionals responsible for buying and managing mobile and IoT devices, the Federal Bureau of investigation and the United States Secret …

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Say Goodbye to Digital Certificates on IoT Devices

By Mark Lambe

51% of enterprises claim to have issues with digital certificates. From an IoT industry perspective, this is troubling. But how did we get to this? An interesting way for me to share a reason as to why the problem exists is to chart our evolution of delivering an IoT connectivity service. When we started the …

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Do I Really Need a Private Network for IoT?

By Mark Lambe

As per every new year, we all start with resolutions of what we will change for the better, for fellow IoT rock stars, security needs to be top of the list. With the new decade fresh in our minds, IoT security is already making news headlines. “Hacker leaks passwords for more than 500,000 servers, routers, …

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How First Responders can Avoid Ransomware Threats While Using Mobile Devices

By Mark Lambe

When an emergency strikes, first responders’ instincts and training guide their reactions – but when it’s an emergency of the virtual kind, it can stop responders dead in their tracks. Emergency services across the United States have been finding this lesson out the hard way after ransomware attacks crippled their infrastructure, and, in many cases, …

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The Benefits of Mobile Innovation to First Responder Agencies

By Octavio Hernandez

To innovate means doing something new and changing the way you work, and in today’s world, if you want to truly innovate, you need digital tools at your disposal to enable it. Anyone who has used a smartphone over the past decade will know about the kind of innovation that’s now possible with digital technology. …

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Putting Trust at the Heart of CardiLink’s Defibrillator Monitoring Service

By Mark Lambe

Last week on global restart a heart day Asavie and CardiLink, a pioneer in Medtech device monitoring announced how CardiLink is leveraging Asavie IoT Connect™ to securely monitor and maintain fleets of Automated External Defibrillator devices (AED) deployed in public spaces and corporate campuses. The CardiLink cloud platform provides AED owners and manufacturers with critical insights …

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IoT Enables Renewable Power Management for Irish Energy Company

By Mark Lambe

Mark Lambe and Liam Breathnach speak to Claire Swedberg of IoT Journal on how Solo Energy is deploying a network of batteries for energy storage and distribution based on power generation and price changes, using IoT technology provided by Asavie. Apr 17, 2018— As alternative energy sources grow—to capture and distribute power from solar or wind …

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Mobile Malware Risk: Why Prevention is Better than Cure, and What You Can Do About It

By Octavio Hernandez

It’s getting to the point where we need to add malware to the list of life’s certainties, along with death and taxes. The WannaCry outbreak saw the ransomware spread to more than 200,000 hosts in over 150 countries worldwide, according to Europol, the EU’s law enforcement agency. The risk of infection from malicious software is growing all the …

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Jumpstart your IoT projects out of the PoC swamp and into Production at Scale, Securely

By Hugh Carroll

Last month several key vendors from the IoT ecosystem (Dell EMC, Microsoft Azure, EpiSensor) gathered at the Asavie HQ in Dublin to explore with the local IoT community how companies can move their IoT projects out of the Proof of Concept/Pilot Mode swamp to a point where they are in production and poised to scale …

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The rise of general-purpose over single-purpose IoT

By Mark Lambe

  Asavie’s CTO Tom Maher was interviewed for Tech Target: It is the Internet of Things, but with an enterprise angle. Take that to mean industry vertical applications, development ecosystems, product design, hardware, deployment and more. When we look at the industrial IoT landscape, much of the early industry attention had been centered on single-purpose use …

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COVID-19 Creates New Cybersecurity Challenges for Protecting Healthcare Data

By Octavio Hernandez

New challenges for healthcare organizations The COVID-19 pandemic has changed our lives from the way we shop to the way we seek medical care. Our recent article on the need to secure telehealth demonstrated the many innovations being applied in remote care as a direct result of the pandemic. Unfortunately, it has also created opportunities […]

Securing the next generation of Electricity Meters

By Mark Lambe

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.   At Asavie, we have the great fortune of engaging with many companies who are digitally transforming their operational procedures through IoT. In the last couple […]

Changing the Human Touch to a Digital Touch – how COVID-19 Accelerates the Need to Secure Telehealth

By Hugh Carroll

For centuries, the laying on of hands, or the “human-touch” has symbolized the essence of the doctor-patient relationship. The COVID-19 pandemic is disrupting this age-old tradition by accelerating the digital transformation of the healthcare delivery model for medical workers globally. The human-touch is now transforming to an increasingly digital-touch, enabled by secure telehealth solutions. This […]

Securing the ‘Office Anywhere’, what role does SD-WAN, CASB, ZTNA or SASE play?

By Mark Lambe

The last few weeks of working remotely have certainly been an eye-opener. As the family adapted to the ‘new normal’ of continuously being online; we discovered new video, collaboration, and cloud applications for work, school, and social interaction. We all became experts in Wi-Fi congestion, Wi-Fi boosters, and how to reduce our bandwidth usage, especially […]

The Future of Work: How will Enterprise Network Security Change?

By Mick Higgins

In most places around the world, restrictions on movement, businesses, and gatherings are being lifted in stages, some faster than others. I am writing this blog from my home in Ireland and we are in Phase 2+ of our opening. We are all looking forward to most businesses being opened by the end of June […]

Guide to data regulation compliance for distance learning in K-12

By Greg Shine
Data regulation for distance learning

I’m sure you are aware of the worldwide pandemic that is gripping our lives and changing how children learn. It is an incredibly difficult time for educators who are being asked to offer new and improved ways of learning remotely. Securing the new distance learning environment and the privacy of students has become a catch-up […]