The importance of general cyber security awareness

OpenSesame

The first half of 2020 alone saw almost 150,000 reported attacks , and phishing was responsible for several of the year’s major breaches. Given that, it’s no surprise that phishing prevention usually plays a big role in organizational security awareness training. Password security.

The Weakest Link in Cyber Security

HCMguru

Of course, we have firewalls and security software but as it has been already pointed out, the most vulnerable point in this situation is your workforce and they have to be taught how to tackle the attacks on your company’s cyber presence. Learning Cyber Security HCMguru

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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. Kathy shares her story of entering the WordPress security space and several tips and tricks for online course creators to help protect their platforms. Security is incredibly important. Website security is like an insurance plan. Kathy Zant: Security is incredibly important.

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?

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. You may want to consider working with an outside security firm for these sorts of tests. Security at work and at home. Think of your audit as a report card.

BBC reports second major bank cyber-attack following Bangladesh raid

Unicorn Training

In the wake of last year’s very public TalkTalk hack, SWIFT (Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication) has this year reported not one, but two instances of devastating cyber-attacks that have targeted high profile organisations in the commercial banking sector.Back in February, a cyber-attack aimed at stealing cash from Bangladesh’s central bank at New York’s Federal Reserve was reported to have cost the organisation in the region of $81m (or £56m).

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. According to Cisco’s 2018 annual report , 65% of email is spam, 8% of which is malicious. 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.

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8 Cybersecurity best practices to keep your small business safe online

Matrix

According to a report by Keeper Security , more than half of small businesses could go bankrupt after being targeted by cybercriminals. Read more: The role of L&D in developing a culture of security at work. The security of every website starts with an SSL certificate.

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.

L&D: Learning and Dystopia

Association eLearning

I tried to talk IT into letting you project in but the firewall is the firewall, no exceptions for non-personnel.”. “It’s But if the vaguely-worded debriefing they’d secure-sent me was any indication I wasn’t sure if I wanted see. Yeah, I like the old school reporter vibe. An elevator ride and several security check points later, we arrived at our destination, a windowed hallway that smelled of the metal shavings that hinted at recent refurbishment.

The 5 Types Of Cyber Attacks To Protect Against In 2018

Your Training Edge

The unfortunate reality is that many IoT devices are riddled with security holes which smart hackers can slip through, usually without notice. Sites from HBO to Etsy to Fox News and PayPal were affected, and eventually led to an investigation by the Department of Homeland Security. For example, hackers often launch these attacks in the wake of legitimate security breaches. 76% of businesses reported being the victims of a phishing attack.

Using an LXP to Fix Learning Gaps in Customer and Channel Partner Education

Origin Fractal LXP

IT restrictions and firewall & security issues ensure that external individuals are not granted access to the official organizational LMS. Firewall restrictions and corporate IT policies dictated that these vendors could not access the corporate LMS.

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

G-Cube

Modern LMSs thus have advanced reporting structures – which have multiple report formats to meet the diverse needs of their client. Report formats can also be created and generated automatically at regular intervals – as prescribed by the LMS administrators. The data captured in these reports are also rich and varied – from usage data to insights like ‘time-spent’ on certain sections within a course – which can be utilized to understand the preferences of learners.

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An Introduction to the Enterprise Quiz Builder From ProProfs

ProProfs

Apart from being more secure, easy-to-use, and flexible, it offers unlimited quizzes, questions, and storage capacity – exactly what an enterprise needs. Use advanced reports and analytics to gain useful insights. The assessment reports are auto-generated too.

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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. According to Ambient Insight’s report – The 2011-2016 Worldwide Game-based Learning Market: All Roads Lead to Mobile , the worldwide game-based learning market reached $1.2 More than 2 years back, I had carried out a SWOT analysis of the LMS to get some understanding on the LMS scenario.

4 Secrets No One Will Tell You When Choosing Your Microlearning Platform

Obsidian Learning

Management is responsible for keeping confidential information secure, tracking course attendance and completion, and keeping content organized in a repository which hopefully also addresses version control. A secure text messaging system ?

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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! Here are just a few facts and trends compiled by Comparitech for its 2018 100+ Terrifying Cybercrime and Cybersecurity Statistics & Trends report: Globally, cybercrime was the 2nd most reported crime in 2016. Websites : Only visit secure websites – especially if they require a password or financial information.

The Smart Worker : shares what s/he learns

Jane Hart

We need to ensure the privacy and security of our organisation’s content. But if you want to keep the materials as close to the workflow as possible, then other tools are available for in-house, behind-the-firewall, enterprise use. When interviewed by SocialMedi.biz in 2009, and answering concerns about the use of a wiki in an organisation, Josh reported. Tweet.

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

MagicBox

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.

Questions from Customers Answered by Our CSM Team

eloomi

Our new Insights function allows you to create your own reports, save them and send them to the manager at specified intervals. Related: The Future of eloomi Reporting. Sometimes emails can get stuck in spam filters or are stopped by firewalls. For security reasons, you can choose how many times a user can try logging into the platform. Sometimes, no matter how hard you try, you just cannot find the right answers.

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. Technical capability – robustness, scalability, reliability, security. Risks in data migration include the loss of data, and the reformatting of critical data in a manner to affect reports.

Implementing a Virtual World

Kapp Notes

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. Having the virtual world hosted in a secure, private environment can be a huge advantage. Working through corporate firewalls. Many corporations report that requests to IT for opening the needed ports can take weeks to resolve.

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. I was interviewed a while ago about the use of games and gamification within the employee selection process, here are some of the questions and responses. Can you give an example of a gamified hiring process?

Still More Alternatives to Second Life: More 3D Worlds to Explore

Kapp Notes

It offers functionality that's designed to create accountability, ease of reporting and feedback. The system is secure, data is encrypted and the spaces are private. deploys worlds in the cloud as software as a service and firewalled worlds using our "harmony" deployment system based on Windows Hyper-V with a focus on customer support and custom development. Here are even a few more alternatives to Second Life for you to check out.

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

MagicBox

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.

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 When reports of cyber-attacks hit the headlines, the press are quick to condemn the overarching failings of the organisations in question.

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. Worse: none of those losses had to do with IT security. Rather than dwelling on technical specifications, like firewalls or encryption, effective training today must focus on awareness and smart behavior.

What is a Learning Management System? Who uses LMS?

Pinlearn

Reporting. Security: Enhanced security features like single sign-in, advanced firewalls and authentication. 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. Learning Management System, popularly known as LMS is one integral component of this new cultural shift in learning.

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LMS Innovation: Where’s the Value?

Talented Learning

We founded this blog to research the industry and provide fiercely independent reporting and analysis of learning for measurable business impact. 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. It is very similar to how you would host software behind your own firewall, but it’s located in someone else’s hosted data center.

5 Tips to Master the Art of Learning on the Go in Your Organization

Obsidian Learning

Consider security and tracking requirements up front. Will all your learners be inside your corporate firewall, or will contractors, customers, or other outsiders also need access to the training? If your organization is a large corporation, you’ll likely find that instead of a Facebook group, your company requires you to use social media apps deployed inside the firewall. Look for the best balance of access, security, and tracking.

Adobe RoboHelp 8: The Pros Have It, The Others Don't

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

And you would generate FlashHelp if you were worried about DHTML limitations for browsers and platforms and high-security firewall issues. Image Source: Adobe Basically you take your RoboHelp projects, publish them to the server and BAM, you'll get the database and feedback reports that make the Pro layouts stand apart.

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Why eLearning in the finance industry is very important

eFront

With internet based eLearning you can deploy your courses in a tightly controlled manner, providing fine-grained access only to the right employees and securing the whole thing behind your company’s firewall or VPN. Banking. It’s what makes our modern economy tick (and, perhaps, tock), and a big enabler of the business and innovation progress we’ve had in the 21st century. It’s, to paraphrase the proverb, a lucrative job, but somebody’s got to do it.

eLearning Predictions Further Thoughts

Tony Karrer

Some comments: home is better -- @ work there are blocks on our network as to what we can and can't access Firewalls an issue at work Work has faster connections not supposed to access internet at work less network security at most homes, or firewall issues Firewalls at work prevent connections Certainly the issues with access certain sites, e.g., our LearnTrends site that’s hosted by Ning, is an issue.

Why eLearning in the finance industry is very important

eFront

With internet based eLearning you can deploy your courses in a tightly controlled manner, providing fine-grained access only to the right employees and securing the whole thing behind your company’s firewall or VPN. Banking. It’s what makes our modern economy tick (and, perhaps, tock), and a big enabler of the business and innovation progress we’ve had in the 21st century. It’s, to paraphrase the proverb, a lucrative job, but somebody’s got to do it.

Top 5 Talking Points from 2013 #LSCon

Unicorn Training

The trend to mobile has been so rapid since the arrival of the tablet, that implications for design, authoring tools, delivery, security, the LMS and the death or otherwise of Flash are still raging and recurred throughout the sessions. Security is a big issue in the corporate world and I picked up some useful pointers, although no definitive answers. Better to access it through secure LMS login protocols. What does the future hold for learning?

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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. In our recent Talented Learning 2015-2016 LMS Vendor Survey (full report to be published in March) we asked 74 diverse vendors about their typical implementation fees. When an organization buys or licenses an LMS they only need to configure their own, private, secure area of the LMS.

LMS Do and Don’ts – Isn’t it time to do what’s right?

eLearning 24-7

The security info and technical data they will provide comes directly from those individual sites. For the majority of technical questions/requirements I see on RFPs are those whose experience are with systems behind the company’s firewall, or ERP platforms or HRIS systems and so forth. If no one can access the internet, report that. If you have a firewall blocking social media, mention that. Security inquiries.

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