Worried About Course Security? Start With Your Website.


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.

6 Tips To Ensure That Your LMS Vendor’s Data Center Security Meets Your Standards

Dan Keckan

Your LMS helps you deploy and monitor crucial online training initiatives, but it’s only as secure as whoever sold it to you. Learning Management Systems eLearning Security LMS Evaluation LMS Security LMS Selection


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Standard Options Apply


I’m going to lay out options for how we can approach standardization and the reasoning behind them. In August, 2014 I participated in one of the IEEE Learning Technology Standards Committee (LTSC) monthly meetings. This particular one was special, as we were formally reviewing the Project Authorization Request (PAR) for the Experience API to become a formal standards project. As the leader of this standards effort, I want to hear what you have to say.

The ongoing work of learning standards


At the dawn of the video recording age, a battle raged about the best standard to use: VHS or Betamax. In it, Sony came out with a better standard, but kept it to themselves. Meanwhile, JVC’s VHS standard wasn’t quite as good, but they openly licensed it. As Stephen Johnson tells us, in his book Where Good Ideas Come From , the openness of standards fosters innovation. . Standards provide several benefits. Learning Standards.

Agile Microlearning Explained

online training through AICC and SCORM standards improved. non-personalized, standardized training modules. For instance, within a Module on online security, Password Security. may be a Topic, and Designing a Secure Password may be a Concept. most secure?

How to maintain health, safety and security standards in retail


Like any other industry, retail employers have a duty of care for their employees and, due to the size and diversity of the sector, there are various security and health and safety standards that need to be complied with. The retail sector is a significant contributor to the UK economy, employing approximately 4.9 million people and generating £406 billion in sales in 2017.

Securing Your Online Certification Program


When it comes to your certification program, you probably have a lot to think about before you start thinking about data security. However, that’s not how most security attacks work. While some high-profile organizations are targeted, many hackers are simply looking for systems with weak security. Security attacks have many goals, from ransomware attacks to stealing user information. Security is important—for your reputation, and for your learners.

Agile learning for the business of border security

CLO Magazine

The business of national security requires a powerful corporate learning and development strategy. For the country’s largest law enforcement agency with a workforce of 65,000, the Department of Homeland Security’s U.S.

accessplanit Achieves ISO 27001 Information Security Standard


As a software development house, information security is incredibly important to both us and our customers. We’re delighted to announce that we’ve successfully attained ISO 27001:2013 certification, which demonstrates our strong commitment to security. For the past year, we have been working towards ISO 27001 certification in order to improve and strengthen our existing practices.

Top 8 Cloud Security Best Practices

Hurix Digital

Although there are numerous advantages of adopting the cloud, security remains one of the primary areas of concern for enterprises. In this blog, we have focussed on some of the cloud security best practices that enterprises can adopt in order to ensure the safety of their data.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

handle any secure external API calls, which means. making use of the cloud in order to provide always- on, ultra-secure learning at scale. Forbes (2017), ‘2017 State Of Cloud Adoption And Security’ 10 Translate Your Learning into. How fast and secure are the servers hosting and.

Importance of Data Security in Higher Ed Institutions

Hurix Digital

Many higher education institutions are experiencing security challenges because all classes and operations are now being conducted online. It’s critical to develop a security plan that protects the university from cybercrime.

Docebo powered by AWS: keeping you secure while you learn anywhere


A cloud LMS stores a ton of data though, and not only do we want you to love the product itself, but we want you to feel secure using it. Is the AWS Cloud secure? AWS allows you to automate manual security tasks so you can shift your focus to scaling and innovating your business.

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Delivering Online Training Securely


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. At Mindflash we take security extremely seriously and have gone to great lengths to protect all our customers’ content and ensure their training materials are only accessed by their trainees. We have taken a multi pronged approach to security. Physical Security. Content Security.

10 Free cyber security training courses

Ed App

Cybersecurity , Heimdal Security. You’ll learn how to set up a security system and acquire a basic cybersecurity vocabulary. You’ll also learn to identify and eliminate the security holes in your system that make you vulnerable to cyber threats, and discover how cyberattacks work.

Secure Virtual Testing: A Valuable Resource For Virtual Schools

Jigsaw Interactive

And while both formative and summative assessments take place online regularly throughout the school year, many virtual schools switch to an on-site format when it comes to taking standardized tests. billion per year just to administer standardized tests to students.

Don’t Ransack My Movies (DRM): Options Around Securing Online Video

Web Courseworks

In this post, we take a look at the range of possibilities for securing your video content. methods of securing video content are implemented, more technically advanced roadblocks can be placed to stop individuals a wholesale download of the videos. The first possible roadblock is encryption, for example using AES (Advanced Encryption Standard), of the video file. Finally, very technical methods are available to attempt to secure streamed video content.

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A developer’s reflection on learning the LTI standard

Rustici Software

I’ve been a developer on the Rustici Engine team at Rustici Software for a little over a year now, and in that time I’ve learned all about various learning standards and how our products support them. was a newer standard, there also seemed to be less resources online for developers.

Cyber Security Sales Training: The Future of the Industry


With increasingly standardized training solutions such as those delivered through virtual labs, training can happen anywhere: during your commute, in the office, or even at home. Common questions include: Are my passwords secure? Every industry implements sales training.

Why Every Business Must Have PCI DSS eLearning Courses

Dan Keckan

The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is a widely accepted set of policies and procedures intended to optimize the security of credit, debit, and cash card transactions.

Security features of LMS


For the users, security on LMS is always a question of debate. Online security is important because, people can break into data and modify, cause changes, or disrupt operations. We’ll go through some most important LMS security features users should demand from their eLearning solution software in this post. Encryption assures that the data is safe and secure when transmitted between applications. Mobile Security. SSL(Secure Sockets Layer).

AWS Sandbox: How to Set One Up Securely and Responsibly


To ensure the security of your account, you need to define IAM policies and create a permissions boundary that blocks certain functions. Sandbox security considerations. This VPC should be managed by a security policy that only allows inbound access from your trusted IP addresses.

Leveraging Digital Publishing Platforms with DRM for Secured Content Distribution


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. Billions of trees are cut annually to create standard office paper. .

Open-source and the “security through obscurity” fallacy


The security of open source software is a key concern for organizations planning to implement it as part of their software stack, particularly if it will play a major role. Currently, there is an ongoing debate on whether open source software increases software security or is detrimental to its security. As a result, there could be the assumption that FOSS is less secure than proprietary applications. Too often people assume that secrecy equals security [2].

Handling the Security Challenges of E-Learning and Online Training


Handling the Security Challenges of E-Learning and Online Training. Security is an issue for your company whenever there is data involved, especially if the information in question is available online. Often, however, not enough attention is paid to data security when developing e-learning courses. This is changing as organisations in Dubai realise security challenges exist with e-learning so then take steps to address them. Provide Security Advice to Learners.

Monday Morsels – Avoid Employee Lawsuits and Breaches In Security

Edmego Learning

Security Breach Because of a Lack of Compliance Training. Is it secure? Do your employees know the security protocols for your organization? This expression struck me: “ Most of those surveyed still do not believe their employees know enough about their company’s security risks “ There are way too many opinions floating out there when it comes to company security. Lawyer : Do you have in place a training program to minimize security threats?

How to Keep Your Cloud-Based LMS Software Protected

Your Training Edge

So, whether you’re training people internally or externally, LMS security is paramount. The Advanced Encryption standard is recommendable in any case, but especially so if you’re planning to use API and integrate your learning management system with third-party tools and apps. 2FA creates an additional layer of security around your LMS by requiring all users to identify themselves twice – with a password and some kind of information only they would know.

Are your retail associates prepared to handle a security threat?


McIntosh and his team work around the clock to make sure their retail associates know how to deal with any security threats, so that their customers don’t have to. So how do you prepare your retail associates for security threats? You can try the standard approach: print out awareness posters, hand out guides and best-practice materials, introduce weekly meetings, or even provide hands-on classroom training.

Making the ask: securing a learning budget during economic hardship

CLO Magazine

To ensure you don’t, look for points of agreement, use objective standards, show a willingness to think creatively and increase the involved parties of all parties. Utilize Objective Standards.

Lock It Down: How to Keep Your Zoom Meetings Safe and Secure

The Training by Nelle Blog | Corporate Training and Consulting

While these types of interferences are simply one of the harsh realities of the virtual world, we can do our best to combat these issues by staying vigilant about online safety and security. E2EE is almost like a tunnel, transmitting those messages securely between the legitimate parties.

Avoid Security "Frights" With National Cybersecurity Awareness Month


Cyber threats pose one of the gravest national security dangers the United States faces,” stated President Barack Obama. Yet spending on security training for application developers has failed to grow accordingly. Aspect Security, a leader in application security training and an OpenSesame seller, recently released its annual report on the state of developer application security knowledge.

Keeping eLearning standards grounded in the rapidly-changing world of web browsers

Rustici Software

As learning standards experts here at Rustici Software , we know that the standards like SCORM, xAPI, cmi5, and AICC by and large remain constant and unchanged year over year. Despite their rock-solid foundation in the eLearning space, the environments in which the standards operate—web browsers—are wildly dynamic, always being developed, and that poses challenges for eLearning professionals. Web browsers and eLearning standards.

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.

Governance Policies For Administration Within An LMS

Dan Keckan

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NEWS: Highest Information Security Tick For Unicorn

Unicorn Training

This new standard has been brought in to reflect the changing demands of IS security in the face of challenges and threats that did not exist in 2005.This is the last year that firms can get the old standard - all ISO27001 audited businesses have to upgrade to the new standard but Unicorn opted to get ahead of the curve by upgrading a year early.

Security for WordPress Websites with Kathy Zant from Wordfence Security Plugin


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.

Is Your Data Safe? Challenges in a Changing Security Environment


Even high profile companies with the top tier of security infrastructure were impacted by lapse in security vulnerabilities. As the digital landscape continues to evolve, staying updated on data and network security grows increasingly more challenging and consuming. Many of these courses are available from IT University Online through OpenSesame, such as the Certified Information Systems Security Pro (CISSP) course or the popular Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) course.

Unicorn praised for information security

Unicorn Training

Unicorn Training has built its ISMS in SharePoint and information security has been embedded in the core operation of the business.Stuart Jones, Unicorn Training Director of IT, said: “We are really pleased with the audit report. We’ve worked hard this year to implement the recommendations in our initial report and develop new safeguards and measures to ensure our clients can continue having complete confidence that their information is secure.

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.

Data security is big news. Get GDPR training asap.


Data security has been front page news the past couple weeks with data-sharing scandals and allegations that personal data may have been used to attempt to influence the outcomes of the 2016 U.S. The regulation aims to strengthen and standardize user data privacy across the EU, but its ripple effects go far beyond Europe. The post Data security is big news.