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Visibility and Control to Protect Company Mobile Data and aid GDPR Compliance

“44% of organizations acknowledged that they had faced cyberattacks during COVID-19 specifically due to remote working.” Source: Asavie Global CXO Study: The Future of the Secure Office Anywhere So much has changed in the space of six months, that 2020 could go down in history as the year that transformed industries and businesses forever. Just …

Media & Telecoms, the main targets of cyberattacks during COVID-19 Read More »

What is a ransomware attack? Before we jump into the details of this post, let’s make a basic definition clear. A ransomware attack happens when company or personal files  are encrypted by a 3rd party and held to ransom. Typically, the victim  receives a demand for payment (e.g. cryptocurrency ) in exchange for the encryption key …

The Rise of Ransomware Attacks in the Health Sector Read More »

The explosion of healthcare data The concept of telehealth (or remote health) is not a new one. However, we have seen a rise in adoption levels of telehealth solutions as a result of the recent pandemic. Medical and technology professionals are making use of smartphones, AI and connected devices to boost innovation and deliver better …

Why is Healthcare Data a Prime Target for Hackers? Read More »

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 »

Securing the Office Anywhere 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 securing the office anywhere of Wi-Fi congestion, Wi-Fi …

The role of SASE in securing the Office Anywhere 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 »

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 »

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 …

Helping Schools Switch to Secure Online Learning Read More »

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 …

Redefining Mobile and IoT Security for the Future Read More »