Using E-Rate to Lower Cybersecurity Costs and Create a Safe Learning Environment

As technology continues to evolve, protecting student information and other sensitive data at K-12 schools has become increasingly challenging. According to a recent report by Ponemon Institute report, as many as 15 percent of all recorded...

Ken's Tech Corner: iPhone X Review

Yes, I was one of those crazy people that woke up at 2:30am to purchase the iPhone X online! And it’s a good thing I woke up early since Verizon’s site crashed at 3:03am. I must admit that losing a bit of sleep was well worth it. The iPhone X is...

The K-12 Cyber Incident Map

Earlier this year, Ed Tech Strategies, a Virginia-based research and counsel consultancy, published a K–12 Cyber Incident Map- an interactive visualization of cybersecurity-related incidents affecting K–12 public schools and districts in the...

Ken's Tech Corner: Galaxy Note8 Review

Let’s face it... I am a mobile phone junkie.

I love mobile phones the way most women love shoes. Currently, my inventory consists of an iPhone 7 Plus, Samsung 8s Plus, Blackberry Classic, and my last purchase - the Samsung Galaxy Note8 . The...

The Most Important Thing We Learned While Going Through an E-Rate Audit

Recently, IKON Business Group helped one of our clients through their first E-Rate audit. Even though we’ve been working with schools for the past 9 years and consider ourselves very well-versed in the E-Rate process, we were still amazed at how...

FatPipe Unleashes New Integrated VNF/SD-WAN Offering for Enterprises

FatPipe Networks has unveiled an enterprise product for SD-WAN that allows for what the company says is easy deployment of network functions virtualization (NFV).

Ransomware By the Numbers

Ransomware continues to be Public Enemy Number One in terms of IT security concerns, representing more than 60% of all malware attacks. As the threat of Ransomware grows, organizations are under increased pressure to protect themselves and their...

The Ultimate Test: Is Your School’s Current IT Services Provider Up to the Challenge

Finding an honest, reliable and capable IT services provider can be tricky for any organization, and especially for schools where the stakes are high and providing the best learning environment for students is the primary objective. With...

INFOGRAPHIC: The Growth of Technology Expenses in Education

It’s no secret that technology use is increasing at a rapid place, and schools are under increased pressure to keep up. In turn, technology expenses in the education arena are growing at a faster clip each year, and it’s more important than ever...

Devices Hacked by Linux Malware

Thousands of devices have been hacked by a Linux malware named Rakos, and while researchers have yet to see any actual malicious activity involving the botnet, they believe it could be used for powerful distributed denial-of-service (DDoS)...