Biden spoke to reporters at an event Wednesday in Wilmington, Delaware, after being briefed by public health experts about a potential vaccine. He mentioned what he called Trump’s “incompetence and dishonesty” surrounding the distribution of personal protective equipment and coronavirus testing. Biden says, “We can’t afford to repeat those fiascos when it comes to a vaccine.”
- The use of remote management and collaboration apps in K-12 schools increased by 87% and 141%, respectively, between January and May 2020.
- 41% of school IT teams said tracking lost or missing devices was a significant challenge.
- Since January, there has been a 205% increase in the number of new devices first connecting to the internet as schools ramped up inventory to support distance learning in the new school year.
The widening gap in education’s cybersecurity strategies today is most severe in endpoint security. Limited device visibility, spikes in remote management and collaboration app usage and delays in patching critical vulnerabilities are putting students and staff at elevated risk. These and many other fascinating insights are from Absolute Software’s Distance Learning’s Impact on Education IT Report published this week. The report is