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Blockchain Solutions for Cyber & Data Security

Your Training Edge

In the world of increasing cyber-crimes and businesses’ struggle to cope with data security, its regulation and privacy concerns, can blockchain be a great relief? Previously in our posts at yourtrainingedge.com [1] , we have discussed the potential of blockchain in terms of security and privacy of the transactions. In this post, we will see this in a more comprehensive way to reveal its capabilities specifically for cyber and data security proposes.

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.

Adobe RoboHelp: Security Update Announced

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

An important vulnerability has been identified in RoboHelp and RoboHelp Server. A specially crafted URL could be used to create a cross-site scripting attack on RoboHelp installations. The solution is now available.   Adobe's Technical Communication Suite Help Authoring RoboHelp

Delivering Online Training Securely

Mindflash

Moving your training online can dramatically reduce your costs and make training more convenient and enjoyable for your trainees, but it can also introduce concerns about security. We have taken a multi pronged approach to security. Physical Security. Content Security.

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. Compliance Healthcare Security

Top 5 Learning Technology Trends for 2016

Your Training Edge

Businesses are ready to embrace the comfort, functionality and security of the cloud, even though there are many people who still think it’s not good to place data on public servers [4].

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8 reasons why your authoring tool must be in the cloud

Challenge to Learn

Security. The funny thing is that cloud based solutions are much more secure than any local stored system: Data in the cloud floats over many servers, it is not tied to one specific server. No server crash, fire or any other disaster can make you lose any work.

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. Most modern LMSs come with built-in security measures for data that resides on the system.

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. That is not secure! On top of that we added our own security.

The Top 5 Things Organizations need for Mobile Learning

Your Training Edge

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.

8 reasons why your authoring tool must be in the cloud

Challenge to Learn

Security. The funny thing is that cloud based solutions are much more secure than any local stored system: Data in the cloud floats over many servers, it is not tied to one specific server. No server crash, fire or any other disaster can make you lose any work.

3 Things That Will Impact eLearning in 2016

eLearning Brothers

Just a few years ago the folks in IT security and risk assessment were pretty nervous about this thing called “the cloud”. Now at the end of 2015, it seems like the fears have (mostly) subsided and all parts of the business are embracing what this network of servers has to offer.

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6 ways a cloud LMS could benefit your business

Paradiso

Learning Management Systems used to be installed on the internal servers of the organization that is implementing them, keeping the information local and leaving maintenance up to the purchasing institution. Heightened security.

Cloud Based eLearning Platforms: 10 Advantages eLearning Professionals Need To Know

Docebo

Lack of data security, unreliable access, and the absence of IT support resources are just some of the myths surrounding cloud based eLearning platforms and some of the issues that prevent upper management from signing off on a cloud eLearning platform for your organization.

Latest #LMS Takeaways Plus Did you know?

eLearning 24-7

That security has become a hot inquiry in the corporate side of the house, and HE for that matter. Security on the business side is now a top “we need to know” item for an LMS. Let’s break down the reality in terms of security and save your IT/IS person and you time to post all those questions: Most LMS vendors host their LMS on hosting sites Amazon S3, Rackspace, Akamai, AWS – all of which are extremely secure, especially Amazon S3.

The Benefits of SaaS: Hosted LMS

Association eLearning

It means software that is hosted on the provider’s servers instead of servers in-house. The client subscribes to the software rather than licensing it outright and running it on their own servers. SaaS stands for Software as a Service.

Recent LMS Trends That Affirm The Continuing Increase Of LMS Popularity For Corporate Training

G-Cube

The organization need not have their own servers or IT team to moniter the LMS. However, on the hind side, many organizations – especially the ones who have large number of learners and available IT resources, do not want their sensitive data residing on external servers.

eLearning is now created by people with no e-Learning background

Challenge to Learn

Security officer; compliance training. A security officer at a large plant uses easygenerator to push all the knowledge people have to have about security to his employees and test them. In July 2013 we started developing a new web-based authoring tool for e-Learning.

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

eFront

We have gone from big-as-a-house mainframes with slow-as-molasses magnetic tape storage to pizza-box sized servers with crazy fast SSDs, in the span of four decades. You don’t have complete control over your servers: the Cloud operator has.

5 Things To Look Out For While Choosing An LMS

Origin Learning

If not, ask your vendor to provide cloud based support on their servers. If secure data transfer is more of a concern for you, AICC is the right choice otherwise common rapid eLearning development tools work well with both SCORM and AICC.

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Host Your Corporate Training Videos on Your LMS – Why & How

CommLab India

Consider these factors while hosting training videos on an LMS : file size of the videos & compatibility, hosting charges, streaming server, and confidentiality of information. You should therefore have a streaming server apart from the normal server for the continuous streaming of videos.

How to Use Augmented Reality for Technology Based Learning

Origin Learning

Of course, they come at a cost, and a huge one at that, but the main advantage they provide is being a one-time investment to deliver the most effective form of training in a completely secure manner. Technology acts funny at times.

eLearning Works for Business and Cloud Storage Works for Both

OpenSesame

This ensures that the server is isolated and that the storage unit is not shared with other users, as a public cloud is. Secure and Reliable. . Providing staff members with access to e-learning through cloud storage could pose a security risk. However, there are some pretty robust security features available for cloud storage. Impenetrable security wall. Data encryption across devices to ensure information remains secure. .

6 ways a cloud LMS could benefit your business

Paradiso

Learning Management Systems used to be installed on the internal servers of the organization that is implementing them, keeping the information local and leaving maintenance up to the purchasing institution. Heightened security.

Top 10 Cloud myths busted, part 1

TalentLMS

Myth #2 : The cloud is not secure Security concerns are the main barrier to cloud adoption, and they really shouldn’t be. Are your local computers, internal networks, and company servers better protected than cloud-based assets?

Do Low-Cost, All-Inclusive LMS Packages Exist?

TOPYX LMS

An LMS with mobile capabilities enables a user to access company information (which is stored securely in an online location), including training-related resources like online courses and quizzes.

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. Look at security.

Implementing a Virtual World

Kapp Notes

OLIVE is an open, distributed client-server platform for building private, realistic virtual worlds. Private, secure, hosted environments This allowed for a quick implementation and overcame several potential IT department obstacles or road blocks.

Learning and Development: The Presidential Debate Edition

Gyrus

” The final two topics will be focused on “Securing your LMS with emphasis on data security and establishing proper permissions.” Topic 6: Cloud-Based LMS and the Security it needs. How secure is your LMS environment?

4 Tech Trends Can Help You Design More Effective E-Learning

ATD Learning Technologies

Stability, Security, and Scalability: Cloud Storage and E-Learning. If these files are being stored on a local server, performance issues can arise in terms of speed, security, and stability as file counts continually increase.

On Fire in 2013 – What’s going to be hot in e-learning

eLearning 24-7

Video streaming – either through the system itself – I believe it would be something like the vendor gives you 1GB of storage for free and then charges for more storage; you can stream from another server and tie into the LMS in some fashion. Security.

How Technology Solutions Made Learning Process Easy

Origin Learning

Of course, they come at a cost, and a huge one at that, but the main advantage they provide is being a one-time investment to deliver the most effective form of training in a completely secure manner. What you think and what you learn matters!

State of the Authoring Tool Industry 2015

eLearning 24-7

Many SaaS AT vendors are already mentioning this feature as a key benefit to their product, along with security. Publish it to the web – which means you can stick it on any server, sans LMS and whalla MOOC city!

A Conversation with Duncan Lennox

Kapp Notes

The solution is designed from the ground up for large-scale enterprise deployments, and managed with a multi-tenant SaaS infrastructure, which ensures that is both secure and super simple to deploy.

Top 7 E-learning Trends for 2016

Matrix

The fear of sharing sensitive corporate data on a public server is constantly being shut down by technological advancements in IT security. Cloud-based LMSs are actually harder to get hacked due to their powerful and constantly updated security protocols. The global LMS market is on an ascendent pace, being set to reach a whooping USD 11.34 billion by 2020 ! That’s quite a number, right? The only way to tell if this forecast will become true is to wait another five years.

The Latest: What consumers are seeking; plus video and mobile data

eLearning 24-7

I’m a total believer and supporter of the first two, but I still have privacy and security concerns when it comes to a LRS and specifically the data record. The vendors I talk to who delete the data record when the learner (employee) leave or the customer is no longer a customer for the course/content – client provider; will point to the security concerns as one of the key, dare I say it, (dare, dare), main reasons for doing so.

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LMS Decision Making Criteria B4 U Buy

eLearning 24-7

Business Requirements, Technical/Security Requirements. The same with my technical and security requirements. Thus, your security requirement is AES256, but in your mind, is the ideal AES 960. How can you find out if they are exploring future security?