Digital Access Task Force Meeting
Monday August 2, 2021
7:30 - 8:45 a.m.
Next Task Force Meetings - August 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
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Zoom Meeting ID: 919 9321 8962
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Download Task Force Reports and Other Presentations
Download July 26 Task Force Report
Download July 26 Municipal Networks Presentations: Karen Ziegler, Principal, Karen Ziegler Consulting Services; John Lucas, President, Community Broadband Advocates; Paul Ross, Associate Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Phoenix College
Missed the July 19 Task Force Meeting?
View July 26 Task Force Meeting Recording
See Meeting Reports and Recordings
from Previous Months Here
Steve Peters, AZBSN and Task Force Coordinator
firstname.lastname@example.org Phone or Text: 520-321-1309
August 2 Digital Access
Resource Highlight Presentation
Cyber Security And Pima Community College Arizona Cyber Warfare Range
Presented by Will McCullen, Advanced Program Manager, Pima Community College
No secret that Cyber Security is a a critical issue. Will is going to provide a brief overview of the Pima Community College Arizona Cyber Warfare Range. The range is a “live fire,” cyber range—a free and open environment created to augment the current cyber security resources in Arizona and to drive innovation in cybersecurity techniques, technologies, and training across the United States.
The range provides training, tools, and expertise where students and the community will develop skills that will strengthen the stability, security, and performance of our digital infrastructure.
Business, government, military, and law enforcement will all gain practiced, capable cyber warriors that will have the ability to defend our nation.
Contact: Will McCullen email@example.com 520-206-7777
Updates and Digital Access
Federal and State Updates
Due to the COVID-19 global pandemic the world is creating the largest telecommunity of all time. Social and physical distancing is becoming the new normal requiring unpresented demand for digital access for all Arizona communities including tribal, rural and other underserved communities and low-income neighborhoods in Arizona.
AZBSN, the Arizona Broadband Stakeholder Network, led by ATIC, the Arizona Telecommunications and Information Council, GAZEL, the Greater Arizona Educational Leadership organization, in cooperation with many other stakeholder organizations, have created an AZBSN COVID-19 Digital Access Task Force.
What Is Digital Access
Digital access is more than just access to fast affordable and reliable Internet access.
Everyone, especially students, also require access to technology such as computers, laptops, and smart phones as well as other digital equipment such as routers, hotspots, and web cameras. They also need digital content resources and skills to effectively use technology.