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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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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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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, […]

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. […]

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 […]