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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.   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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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 …

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

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 …

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

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. …

How do we Ensure Safe Student Connectivity at Home? Read More »

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 …

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

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 …

Phishing Attacks are Evolving. Make Sure your Business is Ready Read More »