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Cloud Computing Goes Mainstream Implications for the IT Security Workforce

Training Industry

As a former CIO, I have implemented and seen the significant benefits of cloud computing, both in the leverage of compute on demand via infrastructure as a service (IaaS) and platform as a service (PaaS) delivery models, and in the use of software as a service (SaaS) applications. Addressing this IT cloud security challenge is a two-fold challenge. With today’s new computing and service models, the traditional perimeter no longer exists.

4 Key Emerging Trends in LMS

Upside Learning

Gone are the days when having your own staff running your own servers behind your own firewall provided a sense of security and control. Cloud computing is emerging as an inexpensive, quick and efficient way of delivering training through LMS.

Top 9 e-Learning Predictions for 2014

Learnnovators

Cloud Computing. Opening up of learning content that is presently locked up behind firewalls or LMSs to enable access to learners for just-in-time learning or performance support. More tools offering cloud-based authoring options.

Software as a Service SaaS Implications for the IT Security Workforce

Training Industry

My last blog described the implications of cloud computing going mainstream and its impact on the workforce. In this case, it is likely that sensitive data will be stored and controlled by the SaaS provider and used by an organization’s customers or partners so that the data never comes in contact with the organization’s network, firewalls, or any other security device or process controlled by the organization.

Learning and the Changing Workplace – Part 2

Tom Spiglanin

They’re looking to decommission their behind-the-firewall server farms, applications, services, and platforms by migrating to more cost-effective cloud-based infrastructures that are also “elastic,” able to be expanded and contracted as needed.

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.

SAAS LMSs and Vendor Client Lists Questions

eLearning 24-7

Plus, what does being in the cloud actually mean? Benefits versus having it on my servers (behind my firewall). Argument for security internally due to data or otherwise is out-dated: Even before cloud computing, hosted LMS/LCMSs always had very tight security safeguards in place; in some cases stronger than some companies; I am unaware of one LMS/LCMS that has been hacked. Cloud Computing. Is Google docs cloud computing?

What’s Happening with OLIVE? Find Out.

Kapp Notes

OLIVE is one of the only enterprise-grade, virtual world technology solutions available today that is capable of providing private, secure, persistent three-dimensional (3-D) environments behind or in front of firewalls. Checkpoint Training in a 3D environment of OLIVE.

Tom Kuhlmann – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Does a person looking at a smart phone have the same expectation of training and experience as the person looking at a tablet or large screened computer? In many organizations the courses are locked behind firewalls or LMS and the learner has limited access to them. Learnnovators: The shift from desktop to cloud seems irresistible and many tool developers have already embraced the ‘cloud’ model due to its advantages.