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August 27, 2014 - LMS Security Matters

JoomlaLMS

LMS Security Matters. Data security is one of the most important issues nowadays. That is why so much attention is paid to the system security and reliability. Thousands of websites are hacked and blacklisted every day, losing their data, reputation and search ranking. In addition to the reputation damage, hacking causes financial harm, emotional distress and clients’ confidence loss. eLearning

Handling a hack: Data security elearning

Sponge UK

Preparation There are many types of cyber security breaches.  The highest profile examples tend to be outside agents attacking or stealing secure data, but perhaps more common are simple lapses in protocol or mistakes in securing data. Many security breaches come from an inside source either willingly giving up information or accidentally losing important hardware.

Secure Video Hosting Options for Your LMS Courses

JoomlaLMS

Videos are an integral part of e-Learning businesses. The quality of content and the level of interactivity determine how engaged students are in your course. Most Learning Management Systems, including JoomlaLMS, support embedding videos in their online courses. Blog articles

LearnFlex vs Moodle – UI & Security

B Online Learning

Here is a brief overview of differences between the UI and security/roles in LearnFlex LMS and Moodle. eLearning Development eLearning Strategy Facilitating eLearning LearnFlex Tips Learning Management System LearnFlex learning management system lms moodle security UI user interfaceMany of the differences really aren’t a matter of which system is better, but which system might work better for your organisation and the intentions of the developers in the market that the two different systems are targeting. […].

It’s Cyber Security Awareness Month!

Skillsoft

European Cyber Security Month offers UK businesses an opportunity to evaluate their current cyber security initiatives—and explore additional IT training. IT skills training

Preventing Data Security Breaches on an LMS

CommLab India

Let us now look at some of the common challenges to the security of information stored in LMSs. This is arguably the biggest information security challenge in the use of an LMS. For instance, it is advisable to have proper procedures to change passwords to prevent unauthorized access to your LMS and ensure the security of your confidential information. We’d love to know.

Open-source and the “security through obscurity” fallacy

eFront

The security of open source software is a key concern for organizations planning to implement it as part of their software stack, particularly if it will play a major role. Currently, there is an ongoing debate on whether open source software increases software security or is detrimental to its security. Too often people assume that secrecy equals security [2].

Securing your Video Player

KZO Innovations

When utilizing an enterprise video platform , one of the top concerns is almost always securing your video player. Ensuring that your videos are secure is a necessity for protecting against unlicensed viewing. secure video player means content owners can select the level of permissions for groups, the level of user authentication, and secure the delivery of the video stream. KZO’s Video Suite provides a flexible, secure enterprise video platform – but what exactly does this mean? The video stream can be securely delivered to protect against unlicensed viewing.

Delivering Online Training Securely

Mindflash

Moving your training online can dramatically reduce your costs  and make training more convenient and enjoyable for your trainees, but it can also introduce concerns about security. At Mindflash we take security extremely seriously and have gone to great lengths to protect all our customers’ content and ensure their training materials are only accessed by their trainees.

Sacrificing Learner Experience for Security

LearnDash

Content security. And what many often come to realize is that paying attention too much to content security can ultimately lead to a poor learner experience. The desire to secure your course content, especially if your selling it, is understandable. Speaking strictly from a security standpoint VimeoPRO is fantastic. Again, another easy security measure.

Mobile Learning: 3 Security Threats & 7 Ways to Beat Them

CommLab India

However, security and privacy issues in mobile learning may play spoil sport. Malware/viruses, system and data security, users’ privacy, Copyright and Intellectual Property Right (IPR) issues pose challenges in the path of mobile learning. This post discusses the security concerns associated with mobile learning and ways to overcome them. Seven Ways to Beat Security Threats. 1.

Introducing Lectora Mobile—Simple and Secure m-Learning

Trivantis

With this powerful mobile learning solution, e-Learning administrators can easily deliver and track secure, SCORM-compliant mLearning content—even offline. With Lectora Mobile, you don’t have to worry about security, compatibility or integration. We’ll help you deliver your mobile training content easily and securely. Subscribe to the Lectora e-Learning Blog!

Fastest Growing Jobs in America: Information Security Analyst

OpenSesame

With recent security disasters such as the Heartbleed Bug and the Target Security Breach , the need for strong information security has never been more pressing. Fortunately, there is a small but quickly growing group of people trained to safeguard our data, thwart cyber security threats, and create and install defensive software. IT Security Certifications.

Cyber Security Awareness Training Goes Global at BAE Systems

Skillsoft

Cyber security is a day-to-day consideration for most organisations, but for BAE Systems it is a critical competence. IT skills training

Cyber security webinar: Bring the risks to life for your workforce

Sponge UK

People hold the key to cyber security in any organisation with human vulnerability being the biggest single factor in most real life data breaches. The webinar entitled, Cyber Security: Bring the risks to life for your workforce takes place at 1500 (BST) on Thursday, October 27. The post Cyber security webinar: Bring the risks to life for your workforce appeared first on Sponge UK.

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Video Security In Your Online Courses

LearnDash

If you’re selling your online course, then when you create a video you ultimately think about its security. That said, it still makes sense to secure your videos. Of course, you can always secure your video content for free by using a simple modified.htaccess file, but we’ll save the ‘nerd’ talk for another article.  . 1. VimeoPRO costs $199 per year. 2.

Adobe RoboHelp: Security Update Announced

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

An important vulnerability has been identified in RoboHelp and RoboHelp Server. specially crafted URL could be used to create a cross-site scripting attack on RoboHelp installations. The solution is now available.   Adobe's Technical Communication Suite Help Authoring RoboHelp

Considering Cyber Security Training A Burden? 5 Tips To Ease It!

CommLab India

According to a study by IBM, almost 95 percent of all security incidents surveyed were because of human error. Yet, not many organizations give training employees on information security a serious thought. Cisco study cites that close to 43 percent of the IT professionals surveyed admitted that employee education on cyber security was not good enough. Tell us in the comments.

Security in a Mobile World

ATD Learning Technologies

As mobile devices become more powerful and more widely used, security has become the proverbial elephant in the room. Everybody knows there is an entirely new set of security issues that come into play, but few people are sure what to do about them. Click here to read full version

Securing Internal Video Content 101

KZO Innovations

These videos are useful within your company, but if they’re not secure, your competitors have free rein. So, how can you make your videos secure? Unlisted YouTube videos are not your best bet if you’re a larger, more security-conscious business with a greater amount of potentially sensitive info. Larger companies should look for a secure enterprise video platform with more sophisticated security options. KZO’s Video Suite provides a flexible, secure enterprise video platform. Security and Permissions  . Stream Your Video.

Benefits of Customized E-learning for Credit Card Security Training [Infographic]

CommLab India

So, delivering training via an off-the-shelf course will not suffice your bank’s unique credit card security requirements. But, why only customized e-learning for credit card security training? Hope it convinces you of the benefits of custom e-learning for credit card security. The functioning of every bank is unique. Then, how can you train your personnel?

Customized Credit Card Security Online Training for Your Banking Sales Staff

CommLab India

Let’s explore why customized e-learning is the way to go for your credit card security training. Delivering training via an off-the-shelf course will not understand your bank’s unique credit card security requirements. On the other hand, a customized e-learning course can be tailored to your specific security needs. This blunder eventually led to an enquiry on Ashley’s actions.

Generic versus bespoke cyber security training: What’s the best for you?

Sponge UK

Cyber security affects everyone. High profile businesses are victims of malicious hacks, but more frequently data security breaches occur due to normal staff making avoidable mistakes. Whatever your strategy for keeping your data safe, training your staff in potential threats and making sure they can deal with data securely is critical to reducing your risk of a breach.

Avoid Security "Frights" With National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

OpenSesame

Cyber threats pose one of the gravest national security dangers the United States faces,” stated President Barack Obama. Yet spending on security training for application developers has failed to grow accordingly. Aspect Security, a leader in application security training and an OpenSesame seller, recently released its annual report on the state of developer application security knowledge. After quizzing 1,425 developers representing 695 companies, the study puts the average developer’s knowledge of standard security vulnerabilities at a D rating.

AlliedBarton’s Bill Whitmore: A Higher Calling for Security

CLO Magazine

Bill Whitmore, AlliedBarton’s president and CEO, sees it as his duty to prepare the company’s security officers, most of whom have only a high school education, for lifelong careers. It’s not often that you hear a CEO refer to employee training and development as “a higher calling,” but that’s how Bill Whitmore, the head of AlliedBarton Security Services, sees his company’s mission to produce top-flight security officers. Technological advancements in surveillance and security systems have created a demand for tech-savvy personnel.

Tech Week: Avoid Data Breaches With Secure Code Training

OpenSesame

In response to increasing security concerns, organizations and standards have been developed to provide guidance and structure around best practices for writing secure code. Founded in 2006, the PCI Security Standards Council creates and maintains the standards for payment card data security. Get Started Writing Secure Code. Current Standards & Practices.

Stay Safe Online: Cyber Security for Cyber Monday

OpenSesame

For this reason we’d like to give you the basics of cyber security  and the tools you can utilize to make safe transactions online! If the URL starts with “http” and not “https” the site is not secure, and you should show caution when putting private information into the site. Cyber Monday, following on the coat-tails of Black Friday, is the year’s biggest online shopping day.

Monday Morsels – Avoid Employee Lawsuits and Breaches In Security

Edmego Learning

Security Breach Because of a Lack of Compliance Training. Is your company’s information protected?  Is it secure?  Do your employees know the security protocols for your organization? Lawyer : Do you have in place a training program to minimize security threats? Monday Morsels. This morsel I read by Lowcards triggered some thoughts for me. Employees need training.

Is Your m-Learning Secure? The Threat and How to Avoid It.

Trivantis

But is m-Learning secure? Mobile security is a big issue as companies move toward delivering more and more training and just-in-time learning via mobile devices. Part of the security threat lies with disgruntled employees who now have easier access to confidential company information on many different devices. Choose a secure m-Learning platform.

Flexible Security?

CLO Magazine

The flexible workforce has benefits for workers and employers, but it may pose a potential threat to an organization’s security, and learning leaders should take proper precautions. Companies that use public Wi-Fi might have to take extra security precautions before using independent contractors or permitting their employees to work remotely. Patricia R.

4 Tips for Effective Distance Leadership

Content Raven

content security elearning leadership development alignment leadershipCollaboration among employees is key to a cohesive workforce. It is critical to enforce teamwork in order to successfully achieve a mutual goal. The impact of effective leadership requires particular gravity in the age of globalization.

Making Video Smarter and More Secure

KZO Innovations

With an engaging, secure video platform , video can be accessed across the enterprise, enabling all users to create, manage, and distribute video content through any enterprise application. With a dramatic increase in the use of video as a learning and communication tool, companies are struggling to manage video like they do other types of content – with ease. So, how can video assets be managed completely and seamlessly? The answer: with the right online video solution. But, the benefits don’t stop there. When your brand airs online, it should fully reflect your mission and your goals.

Security in a Mobile World

ATD Learning Technologies

As mobile devices become more powerful and more widely used, security has become the proverbial elephant in the room. Everybody knows there is an entirely new set of security issues that come into play, but few people are sure what to do about them. Click here to read full version

The State of Security in the LMS Industry by Rich Chetwynd

Learning Solutions Magazine

eLearning system security has been a concern for years. With time, the concern has only increased, especially for learning management system (LMS) security. Most work has been to make infrastructure secure and to train users. However, 95 percent of security breaches still come through noncompliant users. Here is a description of an approach that offers promise, whether users are compliant or not. Learning Systems Management

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