Worried About Course Security? Start With Your Website.

LearnDash

Protecting your intellectual property is important, but securing your website should come first. Securing your content on the front end, where learners access it, will do you little good if someone can steal it by breaking into the back end of your site. Install a security plugin.

Firewall Problems and Solutions

Clark Quinn

I would love to hear back from people on this as I received a question around firewall problems and solutions that I've not heard as much in the past couple of years. Their issue is that they are running into customers who are tightening their firewall settings and it causes some of their content to not work. Are you finding issues with firewalls these days? Anyone having issues with Windows Media and firewalls? Do Flash players cause any problems with firewalls?

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9 WordPress Security Plugins to Protect Your Course

LearnDash

You need to protect your website and your learners from online security threats. Online security threats come in many forms. No one wants their learning experience to be disrupted by spam pop up ads, or to have their email and password compromised because of bad 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

10 Cyber Security Resources

Ed App

Find the best cyber security resources here if you want to equip your team with the knowledge to protect your company data or their personal data against cyber attacks and cyber crimes. Cyber Security Resource #1 – Cyber Security Awareness. Firewalls. Cyber security.

The importance of general cyber security awareness

OpenSesame

Given that, it’s no surprise that phishing prevention usually plays a big role in organizational security awareness training. In order for our security awareness programs to be as successful as possible, they need to mitigate every threat–not just the ones with top billing.

Cyber Security

Ed App

Here, we’ll look at the concept of cyber security, its importance and role in the workplace, and some guidelines that you and your team can follow to reduce the risk of your company falling victim to cybercrimes. What is Cyber Security? . Cybersecurity is a set of practices or security measures that are designed to safeguard internet-connected networks, systems, and data from cyber-attacks and unauthorized access. Why is Cyber Security important?

What To Include In Your Company’s First Security Training

Dan Keckan

With cyber scams like social engineering on the rise, firewalls and antivirus programs are nowhere near enough to protect sensitive data. In-depth security awareness and training is your best shot to defend your company against cybercrime. Learning Management Systems eLearning Security eLearning Security Tips LMS Security Mobile Learning Security

What Organizations Need to Know about Cyber Security

Hurix Digital

Cyber security or IT security is the protection of computer systems and networks from information disclosure, theft or damage of their hardware, software or electronic data, as well as the disruption or misdirection of the services they provide. . Legal requirement for cyber security .

Cyber Security Requirements

Ed App

From protecting your assets from malicious attacks to safeguarding your team from digital fraud like phishing and identity theft, cyber security has many battlefronts, which is why it must remain robust. Below, you’ll find a list of cyber security requirements that you and your team should prioritize to steer clear of unhelpful stress and potential losses from cyber attacks. . Cyber Security Requirement #1 – Increase cyber security awareness.

How Phishing Emails Can Bypass Your Email Security Using HTML Smuggling

emPower BPO

To counter such attacks, security software scan incoming emails, and block those with suspicious content. But, with this new technique, such emails can evade detection by security software. How Phishing Emails Can Bypass Your Email Security Using HTML Smuggling. Unfortunately, as HTML is not malicious, mail security tools fail to mark the messages as phishing attempts. In addition, security researchers have founds signs of HTML smuggling as well.

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How Can Businesses Ensure Cloud Platform Security?

Hurix Digital

The transition to the cloud has, therefore, brought to the forefront the issue of cloud platform security. The old method of adding static walls to on-site IT assets don’t work for cloud, implying that cloud platform security needs a more robust approach.

Navigating Your IT Security Certification, Part 1

OpenSesame

You don’t have to read many news articles to know that internet security is on everyone’s mind. Major corporations are also taking notice: Gartner is forecasting worldwide enterprise security spending to total $96.3 Security certification has become a serious and well-respected career.

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.

10 Security Awareness Training Topics

Ed App

We’ve selected the most vital security awareness training topics that your employees should be aware of. With the increasing risks of cybercrimes today, it’s no longer enough simply to invest in security software. Password Security. Mobile Security. Payment Security.

Leveraging Digital Publishing Platforms with DRM for Secured Content Distribution

Kitaboo

This poses a substantial security risk. . The distinction between personal life and work is getting blurred by the day, and hence any entity or facility needs to adopt secured content distribution approaches.

Cyber Security Sales Training: The Future of the Industry

Cloudshare

Common questions include: Are my passwords secure? A video presentation can show how networks communicate, how IP packets are filtered, and how different types of firewalls work. CloudShare: Powerful Cybersecurity Simulation Training and Virtual Labs for Cyber Security.

Surprise! Knowledge Guru Summer Release Adds SCORM, Security Features

Knowledge Guru

That means players can access it on a company intranet or behind a firewall, if you’d like. Your Games Just Got More Secure. You can now choose between a Low, Medium and High security setting: Low Security: Players may register on the website without restriction. Medium Security: When players register on the website, they are sent an verification link to the email they provided.

Mobile Learning: 3 Security Threats & 7 Ways to Beat Them

CommLab India

However, security and privacy issues in mobile learning may play spoil sport. Malware/viruses, system and data security, users’ privacy, Copyright and Intellectual Property Right (IPR) issues pose challenges in the path of mobile learning. This post discusses the security concerns associated with mobile learning and ways to overcome them. Technology experts say most third party mobile apps do not use secure connections for data access. Install Security Apps.

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.

Cloud Computing Goes Mainstream Implications for the IT Security Workforce

Training Industry

Addressing this IT cloud security challenge is a two-fold challenge. Changing Roles of IT Professionals First, while cloud computing and SaaS business models can enable IT organizations to lower infrastructure costs and enable more agility to support customers, they are fundamentally changing the roles of many IT and IT security professionals. Not so long ago, IT security staff worked to protect the organization’s IT perimeter.

No Pirates Here: OpenSesame’s Security Team

OpenSesame

I wanted to take a moment to explain what we do to ensure that you are compensated appropriately and your intellectual property is securely managed in the OpenSesame marketplace. The post No Pirates Here: OpenSesame’s Security Team appeared first on OpenSesame

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?

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. Fortunately, there is a small but quickly growing group of people trained to safeguard our data, thwart cyber security threats, and create and install defensive software. These cyber heroes are known as information security analysts. Becoming an Information Security Analyst. Network Security.

How to Get HIPAA Certification

Coggno

It is vital for companies that deal with protected health information (PHI) to have effective and stringent security measures in place to ensure that they are HIPAA compliant. All staff members must keep documents with PHI in a secure location.

5 Essential Skills Every IT Security Guru Should Have

OpenSesame

. If you want to become an IT security guru, you need a unique approach that sets you apart from the others. A little bit of programming can go a long way toward helping you understand how software architecture relates to system security at-large.

5 Critical security issues that can occur in a web application

Xpertcube

Most of the web development companies are not concerned about web security until a security breach has occurred. SQL injection attacks can also bypass application security measures. Investing in a good Web application firewall will shoo away hackers from exploiting your website. Investing in a good WAF also helps to secure your web application against XSS attacks.

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. Appoint cyber security advocates who can focus on keeping their coworkers trained and motivated.

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.

What is ransomware?

OpenSesame

Other times, hackers accept the ransom but never give the files back—which is why security professionals typically advise against paying the ransom. Uncategorized cyber security OpenSesame publishers

When Does a Cloud-based LMS Make Sense?

Living in Learning

There was something about having my own staff running my own servers behind my own firewall that provided a sense of security and control. To an extent it did, and the IT staff would be the first to man the ramparts to fight off having anything living outside the firewall – much less allowing anyone outside to get into our systems. I feel their concern, and I respect the need to protect the network and data resources behind the firewall.

Cybersecurity and COVID-19: Preventing Organizational Risks with an At-Home Workforce

Interactive Services

In the wake of COVID-19, more people are working from home, and companies are scrambling to create and strengthen security protocols in a short and unexpected timeframe. Here cybercriminals use stolen passwords to access secure business data by simply logging in as real users.

Your Team for the Win?

Litmos

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. According to the Center for Internet Security, you should have: Inventory of authorized and unauthorized devices. Secure configurations for hardware and software on mobile devices, laptops, workstations and servers.

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Why Are Finance Training Programs Important for Employees?

Infopro Learning

Enhanced Control over Security and Privacy. This is possible with eLearning, as organizations can train employees online within their VPN or firewall. For organizations that have multiple branches, LMS can be created and monitored to ensure security.

Top 5 Cloud Management Challenges And Tips to Overcome Them

Hurix Digital

Security and Privacy . Keeping confidential data safe and secure is among the topmost priorities for businesses. Cloud security essentially refers to a set of robust technologies to safeguard data. . Related Read: How Can Businesses Ensure Cloud Platform Security?

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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Virtual Classroom Adoption – The Four Stages of Change

InSync Training

Organizations spend more time worrying about firewalls, security, hardware, and software (important topics all) than they think about adoption and usability. Adopting, and excelling at, the virtual classroom is much more about attitudinal change than it is about implementing technology. Ultimately, people need to BELIEVE that the virtual classroom will work.

How can educational institutions mitigate cybersecurity threats in Education?

Kitaboo on EdTech

These may include their contact information, academic and health records, financial information, social security numbers, etc. Unfortunately, the education sector cannot completely eliminate cyber security threats. Ensure Secure Distribution of Digital Books with DRM – Kitaboo.

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. Humans are less predictable than the technology your organization uses to prevent cybercrime, like firewalls. Exceeding regulatory requirements for annual training could significantly improve employee retention of information and secure behavior.

Penetration Testing – Types, Stages and Vulnerabilities

Hurix Digital

The main objective of penetration testing is to identify security inadequacies/flaws and weaknesses. Penetration tests must expose all kinds of vulnerabilities that would let attackers access the system, and this can enable the company to tighten its security policies.