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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

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. School District Superintendents today have had to react quickly to the unprecedented challenge by transforming the physical classroom into a virtual one and ensure all students have equal access to both internet and elearning tools.

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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Secure mobile data with Asavie

By Octavio Hernandez
mobile security

The Mobile Security Agenda As organisations embark on their ICT strategies for 2017, I’m guessing that mobility and security will be topping many agendas.  Everyone now understands the productivity benefits you get from mobilizing a workforce, empowering employees with smart devices that break down office walls and make working anywhere a reality. The challenge is keeping […]

It’s your round: who pays for an insecure Internet of Things?

By Octavio Hernandez
IoT Camera Security

Following on from our recent look at IoT security and the technical fallout from compromised ‘things’, it’s clear the issue raises many questions. For example: what are the legal implications to having your internet of things’ devices hacked? Could the owner and producer of a connected IP camera be liable for damages caused by a […]

Don’t compromise user experience by compromising mobile data speeds

By Octavio Hernandez
experience video on a mobile data

MOBILE DATA EXPERIENCE DEFINED BY quality Anyone who can remember the early days of 2G, trying to download data via a cellphone with a 40Kbps connection, will know how frustrating the first forays into mobile working were. Only when we got to 2.5G and 1MB download speeds did we start to get a sense of the […]