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.

Security for WordPress Websites with Kathy Zant from Wordfence Security Plugin

LifterLMS

Learn about security for WordPress websites with Kathy Zant from Wordfence security plugin in this episode of the LMScast podcast with Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. Security is incredibly important. Website security is like an insurance plan. It’s primarily a firewall.

Lower Your Cybersecurity Risks with Proper Employee Training

Your Training Edge

A cyberattack may disable or bypass your technical safeguards, such as a firewall or antivirus program. Use these briefings to remind people what a security threat looks like and update them on recent developments in the field of cybersecurity. Security at work and at home.

Software as a Service SaaS Implications for the IT Security Workforce

Training Industry

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. So how does an organization extend its security policies and controls to public clouds and SaaS applications?

Four Principles for Effective Training Systems

Interactive Services

Earlier this fall the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) published an unusual report: a review of cybersecurity failures at nine large firms where employees fell for “business email exploits” and mistakenly sent company monies to overseas accounts.

Seven Tips for an Easy and Effective LMS Switch

Upside Learning

I’d written a few posts on how to decide between hosted and behind-the-firewall option , what typical things training companies look in an LMS for , and a recent one on five things not to do while selecting an LMS. A vendor who implemented LMS replacements similar to yours in scale will be able to drive your switch-over faster and in an effective manner. Technical capability – robustness, scalability, reliability, security.

How to Design Cybersecurity Training for Employees: 4 Best Practices

Absorb LMS

Non-technical employees are the frontline defense against many categories of security threat, including phishing, social engineering, inadvertent data exposure and physical tampering or theft. Creating an effective cybersecurity training program is required for regulatory compliance.

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

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.

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

Challenge to Learn

This had two effects: People will think twice before publishing something incorrect. SME’s do not have any didactical knowledge and therefore they cannot create effective e-Learning. You can’t use user generated learning for compliance training or security training.

The 5 Types Of Cyber Attacks To Protect Against In 2018

Your Training Edge

The effects of a ransomware attack can be crippling. The unfortunate reality is that many IoT devices are riddled with security holes which smart hackers can slip through, usually without notice. When it comes to web security, don’t settle for half-measures.

The Importance of People in Risk Management

Unicorn Training

If your data is secure, ongoing GDPR compliance is a natural by-product. But GDPR is basically just good data protection behaviour, which is inextricably linked with an organization’s cyber security approach.“Regardless Regardless of their role or responsibilities, you need to help your people become your greatest information security asset by embedding and sustaining cyber resilient behaviour. However, firewalls, encryption and anti-viruses will only get you so far.

5 Best Educational Website Builders and Platforms in 2019

Your Training Edge

For teachers, Edublogs offers a series of effective class management tools for organizing virtual classrooms, distributing class notes, conducting video lectures and assigning projects to students in a specific batch.

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. If an organization demands everything be approved by legal, yet doesn’t reduce the effect it has (timelines, back and forth, etc.), The business partner was not thrilled with this slow-down and with the rate the project moved at it would have had unrecoverable effects.

7 Challenges to Social Learning

Origin Learning

Security issues. Issues like firewalls and security may be major concerns when you launch an enterprise-wide social learning project. Social Learning is a self-propagating concept, that is- once a social learning culture is achieved in an organization.

5 Best Educational Website Builders and Platforms in 2019

Your Training Edge

For teachers, Edublogs offers a series of effective class management tools for organizing virtual classrooms, distributing class notes, conducting video lectures and assigning projects to students in a specific batch.

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.

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3 Steps to Maximize Volunteer Engagement

Litmos

However, volunteer burnout is a very real thing, and being civic minded doesn’t necessarily make a person an effective volunteer. Can you ensure that your data is secure and that everyone in your organizations understands compliance? Using a secure firewall?

5 Top IT-enabled business trends that are affecting Corporate Learning

G-Cube

But today, all forward thinking organizations are open to harnessing the immense potential of social media platforms to increase the effectiveness of their learning solutions.

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Why Cybersecurity is an Every-Employee Initiative

Avilar

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.

My first visit to China:The keyword is control

Challenge to Learn

I knew that I would not have access to Facebook, Twitter and Google because they are blocked by the Great Chinese Firewall, but it goes much further than that. This week I was in Beijing for the launch of the Chinese edition of Easygenerator.

Ideal Features to Look for in a DRM Solution for Education Publishing

MagicBox

In a world that is seeing a rise in cyber threats, DRM can be an effective way to safeguard your content. It includes the use of passwords, encryption and network restrictions such as trusted systems and firewalls. The DRM solution should also be able to report analytics on its own performance, so that content publishers know if the solution is effective and meets their requirements. The only way to ensure data security is through a professional DRM solution.

HIPAA Training and Data Breaches: Are You Protected?

KnowledgeCity

Records containing Protected (or Personal) Health Information (PHI) should be kept in locked cabinets, or require secure passwords to access digitally. Although not required by HIPAA, encrypting data provides another layer of security so hackers don’t get into the system. Keep antivirus software updated, use firewalls and unique passwords, and monitor your systems constantly. Encrypt the data, use password protection, and store the device in a secure location.

Key benefits for managers when using a Learning Experience Platform

Learnbrite

Chat using enterprise capable VoIP conferencing allowing the widest access through firewalls and fallbacks offering support across a myriad of browsers and devices. Which allows for more security and steadiness as well as a better sound quality.

Using Games and Gamification for Employee Screening

Kapp Notes

One example is to gamifiy the process of selection of people to work in the cyber security industry. The applicants compete for a limited number of spots and need to demonstrate knowledge of network software, creative approaches to firewall breaches and time to breach.

Online Training: Best Practices for Attending a Live, Online Course

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

They're easy, they're environmentally friendly, they're economical, and they're extremely effective. Is there anything worse than logging into your online training two minutes before it starts only to find out that your corporate firewall won't let you in at all? It can become a security risk if you leave your email or personal information visible. by AJ Walther. Online classes are here to stay.

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BBC reports second major bank cyber-attack following Bangladesh raid

Unicorn Training

An effective way of managing this risk is via a good cyber awareness programme that promotes good cyber behaviours and teaches all staff about their role in maintaining the cyber resilience of the company.” It’s been another eventful few months for high profile cybercrime.

Blog Book Tour: Social Media for Trainers--stop #9

ID Reflections

The forgetting curve will may not be able to do its job so effectively with SoMe to deal with. Aside: I thought was using Twitter quite effectively…absolutely not said the book (my learning from it rather)!!!

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

7 Essentials of a Successful Mobile Learning Strategy

Obsidian Learning

Other questions to consider: Will users be able to get through your firewall to access content on mobile devices? What policy and practice changes would be necessary to make accessing mobile content easy yet secure? Photo by Stephen Petrey on Unsplash.

LMS Innovation: Where’s the Value?

Talented Learning

Each customer has its own secure location, completely separate from others, in terms of database, awareness and security, but they all share the same central code.

Review of Some of the Best Features in Adobe Captivate 2019

Adobe Captivate

Many need to keep their content within their firewalls. To keep their content secure, Captivate 2019 allows you to embed the video within your course. Automatic chroma key effects. Do you recall when Adobe Captivate 2017 was released?

Guardian of the Coast

CLO Magazine

This is particularly important for the Coast Guard, which falls in an unusual position of being a formal military service that operates under the Department of Homeland Security during peace time. Gladys Brignoni is not your typical military officer.

Shaping an eLearning Solution

Zephyr Learning

Effective engagement is important and of course goes without say for any learning solution, however we find that many people confuse the words engagement and interaction.

What is a Learning Management System? Who uses LMS?

Pinlearn

An effective LMS platform helps these companies overcome geographical and demographical barriers and bring learners together. Security: Enhanced security features like single sign-in, advanced firewalls and authentication. Cost-effective services. Education, in recent times, has undergone an e-learning revolution. What started as a mere venture to facilitate distance learning has become no less than a phenomenon in the education industry.

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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.

A Speedbump for Social Learning

eLearning Weekly

or Social Learning, there’s a relatively new wave of tools and technologies that allow people to communicate and collaborate in a surprisingly easy and effective way. It’s very easy to find blog and wiki software to install behind-the-firewall, where your organization’s information will be safe. Some examples are Twitter , Flickr , and Facebook ; to my knowledge, these applications don’t have a separate, secure, option for private business use.