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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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