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July 29, 2020

IT Modernization in Government

July 24, 2020

IT Modernization: The New Imperative

In this Government Technology Q&A, Marc Moffett, Cisco systems engineering lead for state and local governments, discusses what the roadmap for modernization will look like going forward.

June 24, 2020

Does Dyslexia Hold the Key to the Future of Learning?

Studies have long argued that there are three types of learners: audible, visual, or kinetic. The trick? To work out what type of learner you were, then harness it.

June 24, 2020

Connected North: Distance Learning, Virtual Field Trips, and a World of Opportunity

This week, join us as we travel to the far north of Canada, where distance learning is nothing new to the schools of Connected North and virtual field trips transport students to distant places and spaces.

June 23, 2020

Public Safety: What’s in a Name?

As the world around us changes, often inexplicably and without any sense of consideration, we must find a way to balance growth and the protection of public safety and health.

June 23, 2020

Mental Health Matters: Technology Innovation and Government Reform

The World Health Organization notes that almost all people affected by emergencies will experience psychological distress. Now, more than ever, actions to protect mental health are of the utmost importance. Governments must respond, recover, and reimagine in ways that devote resources, develop programs, and improve access to mental health care.

June 3, 2020

The Dawn of the Digital Learner

With many educational organizations shifting their entire schedules to distance learning tools or full virtual environments indefinitely, never has the statement “we are all in this together” been more poignant.

June 3, 2020

Distance Learning Expands with Webex Education Connector in Learning Management Systems

Over the past two months, the number of students and faculty using the Webex Education Connector has grown 770%.

May 7, 2020

Thank You, Teachers

Teachers are front and center in the transition to distance learning and the battle to provide education – no matter what is happening in the world.

April 27, 2020

Securing Schools: The 5 Key Components of a Comprehensive Approach to Cybersecurity in Education

Data breaches cause real-world damage and tarnish the credibility of the organizations that fall prey to them.

April 23, 2020

In a Pandemic, Cities Must be Smarter Than Ever

From disinfecting robots to IoT virus sensors, new innovations can keep urban centers safe.

March 17, 2020

The Future of Cisco Security: Protecting What’s Now and What’s Next

When we look at the world today, it has been revolutionized by the cloud, and it has disrupted the way business is done.

March 17, 2020

As the Number of Remote Workers Rises, Cisco Supports Customers with Expansion of Free Security Offerings

Right now, COVID-19 is forcing many people around the world to work remotely.

March 12, 2020

How Cisco is Enabling its Business and “Work from Home” in Light of COVID-19

Every business is struggling with how to keep their businesses running while keeping their employees and customers safe.

February 21, 2020

At UNCP, Cybersecurity is Part of a Campus Culture

Taking steps to stay safe online is a year-round effort, but every October — during National Cybersecurity Awareness Month — things are ramped up a notch. Individuals and organizations of all types stop to remind themselves about the importance of cybersecurity and of making sure that everyone has the resources they need to protect themselves online.

February 21, 2020

Ransomware in Education: How to Use Your Network to Stay Ahead of Attacks

Educational institution systems store a large amount of sensitive data, including student and employee records. They rely heavily on these systems for day-to-day operations. So any disruption or loss of access can be a game changer. But these same institutions also often have tight budgets and can’t afford to employ large security teams. That’s one reason they’re perceived as easy and lucrative targets by online adversaries.

February 20, 2020

The Future of Public Safety

In today’s installment of our #FutureofPublicSector series, we explore the myriad of challenges threatening public safety and the technology solutions that are emerging as governments and public- sector leaders endeavor to keep citizens, cities and nations safer than ever.

February 20, 2020

The Future of Education

Today’s stop while exploring #TheFutureofPublicSector takes us to education and what the future will make possible for teaching and learning. So, what does the future hold for education as we know it?

December 23, 2019

Unpacking IoT (Internet of Things), a Series

The complexity challenge and what you can do about it.

December 20, 2019

Smart Cities: Accelerating the Path to Digital Transformation

Cities around the world face rapid urbanization, economic constraints, and environmental concerns. To address these challenges, city administrators are turning to technology, especially the Internet of Things (IoT), to digitize city operations.

December 19, 2019

The Future of Communities

Life bustles in and out, ferried over bridges and highways and funneled down streets and boulevards. Look deeper, and you’ll see the forces that come together to power these cities and communities.

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