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How to Keep Your Cloud-Based LMS Software Protected

Your Training Edge

So, whether you’re training people internally or externally, LMS security is paramount. Cloud computing means that your LMS exchanges this data with your vendor’s dedicated server. Spamming involves ransomware and malware too, but it’s also an effective phishing technique.

Are eTextbooks The Next Big Thing in K-12 Education?


Slowly but surely, they have realized that smartphones and tablets can also be utilized for educational purposes, and that’s how etextbooks became mainstream. Today there are many educational institutes that have incorporated etextbooks as part of their curriculum.

The Top 5 Things Organizations need for Mobile Learning

Your Training Edge

Determining the most effective elements for mobile learning. 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.

How does the LMS LDAP protocol work for eLearning?


Security and access to information go always together. With the help of the LMS LDAP protocol, you can access the information of your users that is hosted on the main server, organize your workouts and enjoy all the features of Paradiso LMS with security and easy access.

Is Your Business Data Really Worth Keeping?

Talented Learning

Daniel is an author, speaker, blogger and educator who works with leading technology brands to help businesses around the world embrace the benefits of digital transformation. The level of security protection doesn’t need to be the same, either.

Your Team for the Win?


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. Compliance Healthcare Security

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Moodle - It is an open-source learning management system designed to offer the best experience to learners that provides unprecedented data security. Users of Moodle LMS have the choice of installing their Moodle account on cloud or server. Understanding Moodle versus Canvas.

What Does a SharePoint Administrator Do? Responsibilities and Skills You Need


They set up sites and manage servers. Server Management. On the more technical side, you’ll also have to manage the server that your SharePoint instance lives on. Is your server slowing down? Experience with server maintenance is a big help. Information security.

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) – Pros and Cons for Schools and Students


Cost-effectiveness : Since schools don’t have to invest in devices, BYOD proves to be an economically viable option. BYOD is a cost-effective option since it eases the demand imposed on schools by having students replace the technology integral to e-Learning. Ease for teachers: BYOD allows teachers to add educational resources, interact with students, and give their feedback at any point in time. BYOD K-12 Education bring your own device BYOD education k-12 education

LMS Innovation: Where’s the Value?

Talented Learning

The need for mandatory academic and employee compliance training is real, but organizations everywhere are also looking for better ways to educate their extended enterprise of customers , sales channel partners or member communities.

The Best Ways to Do Cyber Resilience Training


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. And even the most secure companies can fall victim to cyber-attacks. Educate Your Employees.

Tips For Creating Video-based Content And Choosing The Right Technology To Support It: Getting The Value Advantage Of Video-based Learning


From the silent-motion pictures of the bygone era, to the digitally enhanced special effects of today – films have always created a lasting impression on audiences. Getting the views from an expert is a very effective way of including useful insights on any topic.

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

Challenge to Learn

This kind of content can replace a large part of your formal training (thus moving you from the 10 to the 20) and can be one of the key elements in knowledge sharing in your organization (either corporate or educational). That is not secure! On top of that we added our own security.

Top 5 Learning Technology Trends for 2016

Your Training Edge

Many education experts forecast that 2016 is going to be the year when automation is finally becoming a critical aspect of both content development and processing [1].

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The Potential Impact of Blockchain on Financial Sector

Your Training Edge

As far as the impacts are concerned, these are usually expressed in terms of security, real time, transparency, security, full life-cycle transaction history, cost efficiency and immutability. Improved auditability of transactions and effectiveness of monitoring.

The Top 5 Things Organizations need for Mobile Learning

Your Training Edge

Determining the most effective elements for mobile learning. 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.

Learning and Development: The Presidential Debate Edition


” The final two topics will be focused on “Securing your LMS with emphasis on data security and establishing proper permissions.” That being said, these are new processes, and though they are already effective, there is a great room for improvement.

What is an LMS?


A learning management system (LMS) is a software platform which allows any business to document, administer, track and report training or educational courses. Safe and secure – Data safety and confidentiality is a major concern for everyone these days.


What to Look for When Searching for the Right CME Technology


Will my members suffer a loss of personalized customer service via emails, learner feedback responses, educational interventions, and other touchpoints when registration numbers reach a higher threshold? Secure data warehousing. 24/7 Website, application, and server monitoring.

Why Cybersecurity is an Every-Employee Initiative


Cybersecurity is no longer just a security issue for the IT department. Because the most serious security threat to any organization is its people! Websites : Only visit secure websites – especially if they require a password or financial information. Edward Snowden and the NSA.

6 Clear Signs That Show Your Organization Needs an LMS Software


You can bank on a Learning Management System (LMS) for an effective and sustainable outcome. It enables the delivery of online training and educative courses in an easy and hassle-free manner by providing all the necessary support to enterprises.

5 Reasons the Military is Switching to mLearning


In a study presented at the 2011 Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation, and Education Conference, military subjects participated in several types of training to measure how effective those training methods were in a high-stakes application.

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7 Reasons Why You Should Consider Migrating to a Cloud-based LMS


Do you know people spend 59% on LMS to train and educate their employees rather than investing in other similar platforms? If we talk about open-source LMS, it is extremely expensive whereas a cloud-based LMS is cost-effective as it comes in various pricing models. Safe and Secure.

20,000 US Hackers Wanted.Creating the Computer Elite (or Failing at it)

Kapp Notes

Recently Newsweek ran an article titled Educating Elite Hackers. The article gives an example: In a cybersecurity simulation (called "Netwars"), the 240 contestants were required to hack into 12 servers. We have a flawed educational system on many levels.

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IBM Launches New Skills Programs

CLO Magazine

The initiatives include new training courses and resources for IT professionals, technology and curriculum materials for educators and expanded programs to directly engage students with real-world business challenges. The report, authored by the IBM Center for Applied Insights, found that only 1 in 10 organizations has the skills needed to effectively apply advanced technologies such as business analytics, mobile computing, cloud computing and social business.

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Think xAPI is Next-Generation SCORM? Think Again

Talented Learning

After years of educating people about xAPI (aka Experience Application Programming Interface ), I find that it is still one of the least-understood concepts in the digital learning world. And although that difference may seem like subtle semantics, it can have a huge effect on reporting.

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A Conversation with Duncan Lennox

Kapp Notes

Lennox: Spaced education was initially developed and rigorously studied by Dr. Kerfoot as a method to improve the long-term knowledge retention of medical trainees. The other day I had a chance to catch up with Duncan Lennox, the CEO and co-founder of a fascinating company called Qstream.

2019 Talented Learning Awards: Corporate Extended Enterprise Systems

Talented Learning

Today is a banner day for extended enterprise education , because today we’re unveiling the new face of learning systems excellence – The 2019 Talented Learning Awards! Next week, we’ll honor continuing education systems.

Virtual Training Labs: Gaining Buy-In from Leadership


Today’s training professionals understand that virtual training labs provide a simple and effective way to teach complex technical skills. Partnering with a lab provider means the software installation, server upgrades and lab maintenance is external—instead of internal.

BYOD and e-learning: Three pointers for avoiding a ‘future shock’

Saffron Interactive

Smartphones and tablets logged into company email servers and private networks can very easily be lost, hacked or simply stolen. Steve Wheeler wrote in March about how the BYOD debate in education was shaping up and pointed to ‘teachers who believe that allowing students to bring their own devices to school will liberate learning’. Nowadays very few are arguing that e-learning will become less effective once learners are able to access it anywhere and anytime.

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Low-Cost Test and Quiz Tool Comparison

Tony Karrer

Security : Are there security methods in place to catch/prevent cheating, hacking, or other similar problems? It is good at supporting accessibility with its one question per page to make the use of a screen reader more effective. The instructor can set up various security settings for each class to provide more secure grading and decrease the risk of cheating. Security features designed to prevent cheating. Educator version is $2.97

How to choose an LMS for your Company


Security. These features in your best LMS are some of the most important for a business, as they allow you to track learner progress and knowledge as well as gauge the effectiveness of your training.

The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms


It’s a five-phase framework that instructional designers use; a guideline for building effective training and learning support tools. CEU (Continual Education Unit). A CEU is a measurement used in continuing education programs. PCI (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard).

What corporates can learn from the Top 10 Tools for Learning 2012

Jane Hart

“Whilst there is a clear differentiation between the personal/professional tools and the enterprise tools being used by workplace learning professions, in education teachers are frequently making use of the same toolset for both their teaching and their own personal learning.

Upgrading learning management systems: What to look for


One of the segments to see some of the most major affects of the education evolution has been corporate training. In addition, an increasing number of employees agree that access to education, training and development opportunities is a top factor they consider in a potential employer.