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.

Software as a Service SaaS Implications for the IT Security Workforce

Training Industry

Picking up on that theme, Software as a Service (SaaS)-based applications are increasingly the way organizations can quickly and easily leverage new applications. 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.

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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. Security is incredibly important. Website security is like an insurance plan. It’s primarily a firewall.

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. Not so long ago, IT security staff worked to protect the organization’s IT perimeter.

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. Seven Ways to Beat Security Threats.

Key Benefits of Managed IT Services for Business

Learnloft

Managed IT services can support the business by supporting their entire technology environment, including infrastructure, platforms, software, network, and more. However, here are the following benefits of managed IT services : Table of Content. Provide Security.

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. The breach can cause loss of valuable data and interruption in services. SQL injection attacks can also bypass application security measures.

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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Cloud service and deployment models

Janet Clarey

One of my 15 fans asks, “Janet what the heck is cloud computing, when should I consider a cloud service model and when should I not?&# ’ Cloud Service Models. Cloud Software as a Service , or SaaS (pronounced “sass&# ) has been the term used by learning management system providers for several years to described their &# hosted&# service model. Another service model is Cloud Platform as a Service&# (PaaS). host firewalls).

Digital Rights Management for Education Content Providers

MagicBox

In the past, Edtech companies gave their content away to content aggregators freely without thinking much about the security of content and piracy. It includes the use of encryption, passwords, trusted systems and firewalls to protect digital content.

Mitigating the Risks of BYOD in corporate learning

G-Cube

However, this trend comes with its own set of challenges and Security is the top concern that most organizations have with the policy of BYOD. Passwords, Firewalls and Encryption: The platform of corporate learning is the enterprise Learning Management System for most organizations.

Digital Rights Management for Education Content Providers

MagicBox

In the past, Edtech companies gave their content away to content aggregators freely without thinking much about the security of content and piracy. It includes the use of encryption, passwords, trusted systems and firewalls to protect digital content. Lizard Safeguard: Providing total document security, it enables publishers to control access to and use of PDF documents. To learn more about our products & services, visit us at [link].

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

Challenge to Learn

You can’t use user generated learning for compliance training or security training. With compliance training and security training you have to be able to prove that your employees know the rules. All updates, support and bug fixes are included in the services. That is not secure!

Engage in Learning Launches Learning Materials to Help Prevent Card Fraud

Engage in Learning – for Business Minds

While this might appear to offer increasing opportunities for card fraud, these opportunities are being minimised by the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) – and by related learning materials, such as those launched recently by Engage in Learning. Complying with PCI DSS means that an organisation is doing its best to keep its customers’ information safe, secure and out of the hands of those who could use that data in a fraudulent way.

The 5 Types Of Cyber Attacks To Protect Against In 2018

Your Training Edge

It therefore decided to notify 128,000 customers of the attack and set them up with a year of free credit-monitoring services. The unfortunate reality is that many IoT devices are riddled with security holes which smart hackers can slip through, usually without notice.

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. Even a barrier as small as needing to sign into a firewall is big enough to make an employee avoid security measures. Long before any barriers or security measure can be put into effect, money needs to be invested at providing another solution that’s just as good or better.

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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5 Best Educational Website Builders and Platforms in 2019

Your Training Edge

You can always upgrade to the premium plans to access the more advanced services. SSL certifications, encryption tools, and firewall ensure complete data protection and security.

5 Best Educational Website Builders and Platforms in 2019

Your Training Edge

You can always upgrade to the premium plans to access the more advanced services. SSL certifications, encryption tools, and firewall ensure complete data protection and security.

3 Steps to Maximize Volunteer Engagement

Litmos

According to the Corporation for National Community Service, about 23.5% billion hours of volunteer service. Can you ensure that your data is secure and that everyone in your organizations understands compliance? Using a secure firewall?

How to Use Microblogging in Workplace Learning

Upside Learning

As a personal learning tool, Twitter is great but it’s a public platform and what you share on it is available to everyone, some organizations may need tools which can be installed behind their firewalls (Laconica, Yonkly) or that is available as a secure private service (Yammer).

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

G-Cube

The Power of Service. There are some skeptics who question the security of data residing in the Cloud LMS, but modern systems have multi-layered firewalls and advanced network design which ensure that only authorized entries into the Cloud LMS are allowed.

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Is on-premise, perpetual licensing right for you?

Ziiva

Strict security requirements. Companies who want on-premise hosting for their LMS (banking, financial services, government agencies, etc.) Control over security procedures and processes. will be executed without your say-so, and all data and operations stay behind your firewall.

The Smart Worker : shares what s/he learns

Jane Hart

We need to ensure the privacy and security of our organisation’s content. Many of the public sites mentioned above do have private (albeit often premium) services where materials can be private; and some professionals and organisational teams are already using these. Tweet.

Cloud: the good, the bad and the better

eFront

It seems obvious, but it’s incredible how many software packages and services are offered with an unwieldy “one size fits all” mentality. And since thousands of other people are using the same service as you do, any glitches or problems tend to get solved quickly.

When Does Your Training Need To Go On A Private Cloud?

eFront

If instead of running your own mail server on your data center, you use some third party online mail provider like Gmail or Fastmail, then you are already making use of Cloud services. With Private Cloud services, you get: – Dedicated server hardware for your applications.

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.

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

Kapp Notes

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.

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. This typically holds true for almost every service/product purchase we do; switching a product/service demands a different type of attention from a new purchase. This will indicate how focused the vendor is on the LMS as a product and service offering.

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

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

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? If you're reliant on a corporate mail room, commercial delivery service, or the neighbor's front porch, schedule training to allow time to track down any wayward packages. It can become a security risk if you leave your email or personal information visible. by AJ Walther.

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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.

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

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

ID Reflections

#SoMe for Trainers: Beating the Forgetting Curve This is the 9th stop of the Blog Book Tour for Jane Bozarth's new book, S ocial Media for Trainers.

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. Check out our services for LMS Buyers !

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. When an organization buys or licenses an LMS they only need to configure their own, private, secure area of the LMS. Global service teams?

Radical price change for the easygenerator platform

easygenerator

Our goals have changed, we want to be a world player and are now calculating with higher number of (potential) users and we will offer our platform as a software as a service (SAAS). Security can be arranged by assigning a number of authors to these extra workspaces. Easygenerator is sold through a network of partners, they will offer these extra services to you. As said we aim to service all our customers through our on demand SAAS-service.