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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. These cyber heroes are known as information security analysts. Becoming an Information Security Analyst.

Lower Your Cybersecurity Risks with Proper Employee Training

Your Training Edge

In today’s high-technology business world a company must learn to use their internet resources safely and responsibly. A cyberattack may disable or bypass your technical safeguards, such as a firewall or antivirus program. Security at work and at home.

IT Doesn’t Matter. Business processes do

Jay Cross

Ten years ago this May a journalist named Nick Carr stirred up a ruckus with an article in Harvard Business Review claiming that IT Doesn’t Matter. Using the telephone and shipping by rail were great sources of competitive advantage – until every business could afford them.

Game On: Training Employees To Battle Cyberattacks

The Game Agency

Aside from a strong firewall, the most important way to prevent future attacks is to train employees. Information security company Shred-it found that 47% of business leaders blame human error and negligence for their security breaches. Recently, Intuit set out to teach 3,000 employees its latest set of security protocols. The game allows each player to learn about Amazon Web Services (AWS) security protocols.

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The Best Ways to Do Cyber Resilience Training

Cloudshare

Modern businesses have a lot to juggle when it comes to cybersecurity. A successful business must stay on top of digital security and often spend large amounts of resources improving protection and security for their digital infrastructures.

Engage in Learning Launches Learning Materials to Help Prevent Card Fraud

Engage in Learning – for Business Minds

While this might appear to offer increasing opportunities for card fraud, these opportunities are being minimised by the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) – and by related learning materials, such as those launched recently by Engage in Learning. Complying with PCI DSS means that an organisation is doing its best to keep its customers’ information safe, secure and out of the hands of those who could use that data in a fraudulent way.

Employees Avoiding Corporate Barriers

Nick Leffler

If an organization must secure themselves by putting up barriers, before erecting those barriers, other equally effective ways for employees to get their work done should be in place. I was on a new project with a business partner who it was suggested strongly to needs to send everything through legal for review. The business partner was not thrilled with this slow-down and with the rate the project moved at it would have had unrecoverable effects.

Shrinking LMS Implementation Fees Drive Market Expansion

Talented Learning

Firewalls, server sizing, bandwidth, database preference, historical data migrations, customizations and integrations were complex and problematic. When an organization buys or licenses an LMS they only need to configure their own, private, secure area of the LMS.

7 Mobile Learning Facts L&D Managers Should Know

Obsidian Learning

Some of the older smartphones may not be able to smoothly process high data loads, and some deliverables may have to be accessed through the company’s firewall, which could cause problems for devices outside the organization. Photo by NordWood Themes on Unsplash.

3 Steps to Maximize Volunteer Engagement

Litmos

Run Your Nonprofit Like a Business – Educate for Success! Can you ensure that your data is secure and that everyone in your organizations understands compliance? Using a secure firewall?

Why Cybersecurity is an Every-Employee Initiative

Avilar

Cybersecurity is no longer just a security issue for the IT department. It’s a business issue, a core concern of every single employee. Because the most serious security threat to any organization is its people! million : The average cost of a data breach to a business.

Why None of us are Above Cyber Attacks: How Hackers Broke into John Podesta and Colin Powell’s Gmail Accounts

Unicorn Training

It’s fair to say that when it comes to high profile cyber security failures, the past twelve months have seen more than their fair share. But why do security breaches keep befalling global giants who pump millions into their cyber security initiatives?Organisations

The potential pitfalls of a custom LMS solution

LearnUpon

The vast majority of these situations require a behind the firewall/locally installed LMS. It is nearly 13 years since I started working in the LMS space.

Web 2.0 Applications in Learning

Tony Karrer

Method Count Percent Alongside Formal Learning 26 63% Process Information / Training 22 54% Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) / Support Information 18 44% Commonly used resources, URL's to applications, documentation, Contact Information, etc. I've not really seen good examples of business cases (future ROI) for using these tools. Firewalls - You can certainly install tools behind the firewall. Security - This is no worse than any other form of electronic communication.

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SAAS LMSs and Vendor Client Lists Questions

eLearning 24-7

Hosting does offer very tight and safe security, and access is via the internet, even if you go through your VPN (Virtual Private Network). Benefits versus having it on my servers (behind my firewall). Reduces stress or resources on IS/IT at your primary location. Technical issues that arise – resources from your location are now dedicated to solve them. What is SAAS and why is hosted better than having it on your own servers.

SAAS (Hosted) LMS and Vendor Questions

eLearning 24-7

Hosting does offer very tight and safe security, and access is via the internet, even if you go through your VPN (Virtual Private Network). Benefits versus having it on my servers (behind my firewall). Reduces stress or resources on IS/IT at your primary location. Technical issues that arise – resources from your location are now dedicated to solve them. What is SAAS and why is hosted better than having it on your own servers.

2010: mLearning Year in Review

mLearning Trends

The acceptance and adoption of "cloud computing" resources for mobile learning will become commonplace as IT budgets remain strained and the complexity of mobile authoring and delivery continues to increase - especially in larger, more complex environments. A.K.A.

BLOG: #UTGForum updates

Unicorn Training

internal resource is getting smaller L&D budgets are first to be cut Lots of providers in work placeSo where do you start?For Annual security awareness training does not work. What is the purpose of platform in wider strategy of your function or business? MORNING!So

2010 in Review Part 3: My year in reflective blogging

Jane Hart

Blog C4LPT Jane Hart Advice Workshops Social Learning Handbook Resources Contact Happy Christmas!   Many organisations still view social media tools as "trivial" and "time-wasting" with no place in business and ban access to many of them. Ray About the C4LPT Blog Jane Hart provides news, resources, ideas and new thinking about social media for working and learning, from the Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies (C4LPT).

Ten years after

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Human resources are more important than natural resources, brains more important than brawn. Learning is the business. That bears repeating: In the Information Age, learning is the business. Every business has a life cycle. Businesses are born, they grow, they prosper, they mature, they taper off, they die. Most businesses have wrung most of the productivity benefits out of their processes. Lessons of e-Business for Learning.

Notes from DevLearn and the Adobe Learning Summit

Steve Howard

Sometimes this was a bad thing – I would miss some good info because I was busy re-crafting a message. interaction behind the company firewall – safe, secure conversations not visible to the public. Thank you Citi for free resource CD! ?. Murdoch needs a new business model. Millions of resources that we filter with the help of our friends. • ultimately companies will be able to run their own wave server – behind firewall if they want.

SMBs and Social Learning Technologies

Janet Clarey

Challenges to SMBs: resources, culture, loss of control of information, fear of loss of productivity/abuse, security. For services outside the firewall, blockage continues to be an issue driven by such barriers as organizational culture, bandwidth limitations, security issues, IT resistance, and lack of resources. References / Resources Used (additional to those linked to above): SumTotal, Harnessing the Power of Informal Learning Technology , White Paper.