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Blockchain Solutions for Cyber & Data Security

Your Training Edge

In the world of increasing cyber-crimes and businesses’ struggle to cope with data security, its regulation and privacy concerns, can blockchain be a great relief? Previously in our posts at yourtrainingedge.com [1] , we have discussed the potential of blockchain in terms of security and privacy of the transactions. In this post, we will see this in a more comprehensive way to reveal its capabilities specifically for cyber and data security proposes. Records are saved on numerous servers and computers around the world, eliminating the central point of failure.

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.

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.

Adobe RoboHelp: Security Update Announced

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

An important vulnerability has been identified in RoboHelp and RoboHelp Server. A 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

Your Team for the Win?

Litmos

We all like to believe that our firewalls are secure, our devices are encrypted, our staff is smart on social media, and are aware of the dangers of phishing emails , but even in a perfect world, something will slip through the cracks. According to the Center for Internet Security, you should have: Inventory of authorized and unauthorized devices. Compliance Healthcare Security

Top 5 Learning Technology Trends for 2016

Your Training Edge

Businesses are ready to embrace the comfort, functionality and security of the cloud, even though there are many people who still think it’s not good to place data on public servers [4]. New Year is coming and we all are at the edge of planning and redefining a lot of things, so do the businesses and their learning departments. Trend # 1 Automation. Trend # 2 Augmented Learning.

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8 reasons why your authoring tool must be in the cloud

Challenge to Learn

Security. The funny thing is that cloud based solutions are much more secure than any local stored system: Data in the cloud floats over many servers, it is not tied to one specific server. No server crash, fire or any other disaster can make you lose any work. The moment you have entered the data it really is secure. No IT hustle. Collaboration. Support.

Mitigating the Risks of BYOD in corporate learning

G-Cube

However, this trend comes with its own set of challenges and Security is the top concern that most organizations have with the policy of BYOD. The solution is to not ban the policy of BYOD but put up measures to ensure the security of corporate data – across the multiple devices that the employee uses to access the data. The learners thus can view them all within the LMS.

70:20:10 and user generated learning: no way!

Challenge to Learn

You can’t use user generated learning for compliance training or security training. With compliance training and security training you have to be able to prove that your employees know the rules. That is not secure! Content in the cloud is a big security risk, ready to be hacked. Here are the reasons: We use the Amazon cloud with all Amazon security measures.

The Top 5 Things Organizations need for Mobile Learning

Your Training Edge

Making the mobile learning secure. Security continues to be the biggest barrier in the way of mobile learning adoption, stated by many of the organizations surveyed in some latest studies conducted. Like me, if you have also been engaged in this industry, you would always have immense understanding and recognition for the direction where the learning is led. The content development.

8 reasons why your authoring tool must be in the cloud

Challenge to Learn

Security. The funny thing is that cloud based solutions are much more secure than any local stored system: Data in the cloud floats over many servers, it is not tied to one specific server. No server crash, fire or any other disaster can make you lose any work. The moment you have entered the data it really is secure. No IT hustle. Collaboration. Support.

3 Things That Will Impact eLearning in 2016

eLearning Brothers

Just a few years ago the folks in IT security and risk assessment were pretty nervous about this thing called “the cloud”. Now at the end of 2015, it seems like the fears have (mostly) subsided and all parts of the business are embracing what this network of servers has to offer. Everything points to another year of big growth and opportunity. Mobile. Yeah, me neither. Cloud.

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6 ways a cloud LMS could benefit your business

Paradiso

Learning Management Systems used to be installed on the internal servers of the organization that is implementing them, keeping the information local and leaving maintenance up to the purchasing institution. This leaves reliability to the mercy of local servers, and maintenance in the hands of administrators whose area of expertise may not necessarily be elearning. Lower costs.

Cloud Based eLearning Platforms: 10 Advantages eLearning Professionals Need To Know

Docebo

Lack of data security, unreliable access, and the absence of IT support resources are just some of the myths surrounding cloud based eLearning platforms and some of the issues that prevent upper management from signing off on a cloud eLearning platform for your organization. Easy to setup and maintain. Who wants to waste valuable resources on installing an eLearning platform solution?

Latest #LMS Takeaways Plus Did you know?

eLearning 24-7

That security has become a hot inquiry in the corporate side of the house, and HE for that matter. Security on the business side is now a top “we need to know” item for an LMS. Let’s break down the reality in terms of security and save your IT/IS person and you time to post all those questions: Most LMS vendors host their LMS on hosting sites Amazon S3, Rackspace, Akamai, AWS – all of which are extremely secure, especially Amazon S3. There are corporate entities (non LMS) that use these same hosting server site. Hello from Berlin.

Recent LMS Trends That Affirm The Continuing Increase Of LMS Popularity For Corporate Training

G-Cube

The organization need not have their own servers or IT team to moniter the LMS. However, on the hind side, many organizations – especially the ones who have large number of learners and available IT resources, do not want their sensitive data residing on external servers. The results have been overall positive, like preceding years. What do the learners say?

The Benefits of SaaS: Hosted LMS

Association eLearning

It means software that is hosted on the provider’s servers instead of servers in-house. The client subscribes to the software rather than licensing it outright and running it on their own servers. SaaS stands for Software as a Service. So, when an LMS provider say they have a SaaS LMS, they’re really saying we offer a cloud LMS. How does it work? What are the benefits?

eLearning is now created by people with no e-Learning background

Challenge to Learn

Security officer; compliance training. A security officer at a large plant uses easygenerator to push all the knowledge people have to have about security to his employees and test them. With one click you can publish a course to an easygenerator server and you will get a link that you can share with your learners. Trainer: Flipped classroom. There are two advantages.

When Does Your Training Need To Go On A Private Cloud?

eFront

We have gone from big-as-a-house mainframes with slow-as-molasses magnetic tape storage to pizza-box sized servers with crazy fast SSDs, in the span of four decades. The next evolution — which is already here — does not concern servers smaller than pizza boxes, but rather no boxes at all. You don’t have complete control over your servers: the Cloud operator has.

5 Things To Look Out For While Choosing An LMS

Origin Learning

If not, ask your vendor to provide cloud based support on their servers. Make sure your LMS is SCORM compliant to the latest version which allows for Tin Can API support.AICC (Aviation Industry Computer-Based Training Committee) is another standard and it allows content to exist on a separate server and supports secure information transfers with HTTPS. Web Hosting. Integration.

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How to Use Augmented Reality for Technology Based Learning

Origin Learning

Of course, they come at a cost, and a huge one at that, but the main advantage they provide is being a one-time investment to deliver the most effective form of training in a completely secure manner. Streaming of 3D objects from a live server through multiple HD display screens within the organization. Technology acts funny at times. can benefit from augmented reality programs.

Host Your Corporate Training Videos on Your LMS – Why & How

CommLab India

Consider these factors while hosting training videos on an LMS : file size of the videos & compatibility, hosting charges, streaming server, and confidentiality of information. You should therefore have a streaming server apart from the normal server for the continuous streaming of videos. There are many sites you can host your corporate videos on – for free.

6 ways a cloud LMS could benefit your business

Paradiso

Learning Management Systems used to be installed on the internal servers of the organization that is implementing them, keeping the information local and leaving maintenance up to the purchasing institution. This leaves reliability to the mercy of local servers, and maintenance in the hands of administrators whose area of expertise may not necessarily be elearning. Lower costs.

Top 10 Cloud myths busted, part 1

TalentLMS

Myth #2 : The cloud is not secure Security concerns are the main barrier to cloud adoption, and they really shouldn’t be. The key insight regarding security is to understand that no system is ever 100% secure (just ask the CIA or NASA), and that why it’s important to assess the relative risk. In most cases the answer is no. Myth #3: Cloud is expensive. Or cheap.

Do Low-Cost, All-Inclusive LMS Packages Exist?

TOPYX LMS

An LMS with mobile capabilities enables a user to access company information (which is stored securely in an online location), including training-related resources like online courses and quizzes. While companies are eager to secure flat-fee, all-inclusive learning management systems , all too often, steep price tags put eLearning systems just out of reach. Jeffrey A. topyx.com.

Firewalls and Security in Software as a Service

Tony Karrer

Tools - A Summary - was general consensus around: Software as a Service is Great for Learning Professionals inside Corporations Firewall restrictions still pose a problem for SOME services Security is a concern, but generally should not stop use The reason that Software as a Service is so attractive is that it is often hard to get Corporate IT to spend time on getting even simple software packages set-up and even harder to get them to agree to support these packages. The other big hurdle is the question of security. The security issue not new. Look at security.

Implementing a Virtual World

Kapp Notes

OLIVE is an open, distributed client-server platform for building private, realistic virtual worlds. Private, secure, hosted environments This allowed for a quick implementation and overcame several potential IT department obstacles or road blocks. One concern with virtual worlds or any Internet application is security. Image from a virtual world created by Forterra.

Learning and Development: The Presidential Debate Edition

Gyrus

” The final two topics will be focused on “Securing your LMS with emphasis on data security and establishing proper permissions.” Topic 6: Cloud-Based LMS and the Security it needs. How secure is your LMS environment? In cloud-based platforms, it is very important to be able to trust the security of your data. Blog Commencement. How is it cooled?

4 Tech Trends Can Help You Design More Effective E-Learning

ATD Learning Technologies

Stability, Security, and Scalability: Cloud Storage and E-Learning. If these files are being stored on a local server, performance issues can arise in terms of speed, security, and stability as file counts continually increase. Storing your course and its files in the cloud frees up local server space and improves the overall course performance and learner experience.

On Fire in 2013 – What’s going to be hot in e-learning

eLearning 24-7

Video streaming – either through the system itself – I believe it would be something like the vendor gives you 1GB of storage for free and then charges for more storage; you can stream from another server and tie into the LMS in some fashion. Security. Security is one of biggest reasons people are hesitant about going into the cloud. Authoring Tools. HTML5. TinCan.

How Technology Solutions Made Learning Process Easy

Origin Learning

Of course, they come at a cost, and a huge one at that, but the main advantage they provide is being a one-time investment to deliver the most effective form of training in a completely secure manner. What you think and what you learn matters! When it comes to learner engagement, posts, visuals and videos are the ones that tend to click and resonate. Sounds simple? Face time is in!

State of the Authoring Tool Industry 2015

eLearning 24-7

Many SaaS AT vendors are already mentioning this feature as a key benefit to their product, along with security. Publish it to the web – which means you can stick it on any server, sans LMS and whalla MOOC city! Oh, you can publish to web and keep it on your own servers and then yada yada – MOOC. There I said it and honestly I can’t believe I said it. Video.

Top 7 E-learning Trends for 2016

Matrix

The fear of sharing sensitive corporate data on a public server is constantly being shut down by technological advancements in IT security. Cloud-based LMSs are actually harder to get hacked due to their powerful and constantly updated security protocols. The global LMS market is on an ascendent pace, being set to reach a whooping USD 11.34 billion by 2020 ! That’s quite a number, right? The only way to tell if this forecast will become true is to wait another five years. Curiosity and time don’t always play nice with each other, do they? Personalized learning. Permalink

A Conversation with Duncan Lennox

Kapp Notes

The solution is designed from the ground up for large-scale enterprise deployments, and managed with a multi-tenant SaaS infrastructure, which ensures that is both secure and super simple to deploy. Right now we support 10 languages in desktop, tablet and mobile environments, and our servers continually sift through response data to provide real-time analytics to the organizations we serve.