Securing Your Online Certification Program

LearnDash

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.

Security Awareness Tips for LMS Administrators

Web Courseworks

Keeping Your SaaS Data Secure. Social Security number. They exploit vulnerabilities that have not been identified and fixed by operating system vendors, and attack computers through a variety of paths, including USB flash drives, websites, and even over networks.

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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.

3 Critical Questions To Ask A Learning Technology Vendor

Docebo

IT’s concerns lie within the technical infrastructure of the solution, including system maintenance, integrations, security, plus how it would cooperate with existing IT systems. L2 and L3 support (this type of support is managed by the learning platform vendor). Security policies.

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The 5 Most Essential LMS Security Features

TalentLMS

Whether you’re doing online corporate training or selling commercial training courses, the security of your eLearning portal is something you should take very seriously. In this post, we examine the five most essential online security features and explain how they apply to your LMS.

Questions to ask Your Next LMS Vendor

Meridian

The eLearning industry has an abundance of LMS vendors, and it can make the task of finding the right LMS vendor for your organization an extremely challenging one. This can cause some disconnect between how you envisioned the software would function and what you thought the software was going to look like after the initial discovery calls with your vendor. Is your custom training developed in-house or by outside vendors?

Why So Many LMS Vendors?

Talented Learning

Nearly 700 LMS vendors compete in today’s LMS marketplace. These LMS vendors range from global software companies to tiny cloud vendors. Cloud technology has lowered the barrier of market entry for LMS vendors. LMS Vendor examples in each type.

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. Luckily, most LMS vendors today offer cloud-based solutions with built-in safety features. But you need to talk to your LMS vendor about the following cybersecurity features: Data Encryption.

What You Can Expect When Asking a Vendor for Client References

Absorb LMS

It’s pretty common for prospective clients to ask software vendors for references prior to signing a contract. If you’re evaluating new applications such as a learning management system (LMS), you may be considering asking the shortlisted vendors for references.

Healthcare LMS Vendors That Provide More Than Just Software

EthosCE

In this post, we’ll help you identify healthcare LMS vendors offering you more than just software. Know What Type of Vendor will be the Right Partner Before you Begin Your Search for a New Platform. So what does your organization really need from an LMS vendor?

Is Your RFP Response On Point? Tips for Learning Systems Vendors

Talented Learning

But vendors have more control over RFP outcomes than you may think. Sounds obvious – but you’d be surprised how many vendors ignore requested input. As a vendor, you can demonstrate leadership by seeking clarification. As a vendor, it’s your job to maximize that score.

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Learn-WiseGo Exhibiting at the Vendor Credentialing Fall Summit!

Learn-Wise

From October 25 th to 26th the Consortium for Universal Healthcare Credentialing will be hosting the Vendor Credentialing Fall Summit in Chicago, Illinois. Magnifi Group will have the pleasure of representing the future of vendor credentialing as an exhibitor. The Summit will focus on improving and implementing nationally recognized vendor credentialing standards that will reduce overall expenses, extra work and unused labor.

Is Your Data Safe? Challenges in a Changing Security Environment

OpenSesame

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.

LMS Vendors: U Can Survive – Innovate, Invigorate and Invent

eLearning 24-7

It was within these comments, that afterwords, I decided to expand a bit plus identify other areas that I see, LMS vendors must explore – which they have not yet done so, to re-energize themselves. Thus, the LMS vendors are creating a Bogeyman – their own bogeyman, and it does not have to be that way. Far too many LMS vendors are stuck in a rut. Oh, excuse me – social networking to most of the vendors who spin it under the guise of social learning.

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. This situation gives CIOs and CISOs significant concerns, as SaaS applications can leave leaders with little visibility and control regarding the security of the application and its data.

eLearning Security: How to Keep Data Protected in Your Open Source LMS

eThink Education

eLearning security is essential in preventing costly regulatory penalties around incidents related to leaked personal information , confidential organizational data, or other potential security risks. ” Secure Socket Layer (SSL) . Password Security.

Why Do I Need an eLearning Vendor When I Have My Own Team?

Illumen Group

Why Do I Need an eLearning Vendor When I Have My Own Team? Maybe what you really need isn’t a vendor, but rather a part-time strategic partner or developer who is there when you need them, and not when you don’t. Once you’ve decided you need help outside of your organization, remember that the next step is not to find a vendor, but the right partner for your organization. Securing a quote. The post Why Do I Need an eLearning Vendor When I Have My Own Team?

SAAS LMSs and Vendor Client Lists Questions

eLearning 24-7

The bottom line without getting technical or overly detailed, the solution is hosted on your vendor’s servers and not hosted on your internal servers. Hosting does offer very tight and safe security, and access is via the internet, even if you go through your VPN (Virtual Private Network). With a hosted solution, the vendor’s servers are able to tested to withstand scenarios like this. What is SAAS and why is hosted better than having it on your own servers.

How to select an LMS vendor that’s here to stay

LearnUpon

There are many reasons why companies decide to explore the highly crowded pool of LMS vendors and begin the task of evaluation. Whatever your relationship with your LMS vendor, it’s difficult to find yourself pushed into an accelerated search for a replacement solution.

As banking apps gain traction, security becomes a necessity

Aptara

As banking apps gain traction, security becomes a necessity. Banks must embed security into the mobile and digital content strategy.". Although banking applications are becoming increasingly popular, they also pose a serious security threat for financial institutions.

SAAS (Hosted) LMS and Vendor Questions

eLearning 24-7

The bottom line without getting technical or overly detailed, the solution is hosted on your vendor’s servers and not hosted on your internal servers. Hosting does offer very tight and safe security, and access is via the internet, even if you go through your VPN (Virtual Private Network). With a hosted solution, the vendor’s servers are able to tested to withstand scenarios like this. What is SAAS and why is hosted better than having it on your own servers.

LMS Vendors: U Can Survive – Innovate, Invigorate and Invent

eLearning 24-7

It was within these comments, that afterwords, I decided to expand a bit plus identify other areas that I see, LMS vendors must explore – which they have not yet done so, to re-energize themselves. Thus, the LMS vendors are creating a Bogeyman – their own bogeyman, and it does not have to be that way. Far too many LMS vendors are stuck in a rut. Oh, excuse me – social networking to most of the vendors who spin it under the guise of social learning.

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.

Virtual World Vendor Forterra Systems Purchased by SAIC.

Kapp Notes

SAIC is a FORTUNE 500® scientific, engineering, and technology applications company that uses its deep domain knowledge to solve problems of vital importance to the nation and the world in national security, energy and the environment, critical infrastructure, health, and select commercial markets. This will be interesting for both Virtual World Vendors and Consulting firms. __ Catalog of Recommended Books, Games and Gadgets Recommended Games and Gadgets Recommended Books Content Guide.

Can you play Flash after 2020? This is how

Upside Learning

Major browser vendors have also announced they will stop supporting Flash Player after December 2020. End of support means users will not be able to download Flash Player plugin from the Adobe website and no updates on security patches will […].

Is Your Business Data Really Worth Keeping?

Talented Learning

But too much data can actually bog your company down – leaving it vulnerable to security breaches and hindering your ability to make quick, informed decisions. Long story short: storage vendors are running a business, just like you do.

ROI: Should You Host The LMS or Let the Vendor

Kapp Notes

I have to admit, I lean toward having a vendor host the solution. If you are able to secure in your budget money for software and hardware upgrades (not directly related to the LMS) you may want to host internally. What level of security to you require? This is an interesting question because you need to know how secure your own internal network may be. Many organizations automatically assume that internal networks are more secure and, typically, that is not the case.

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.

Why Should You Use Cloud Computing For E-Learning?

Origin Learning

Since the cloud vendor is responsible for handling all the software – often for multiple clients, it is their job to keep the software updated to the latest standards at all times – something which may take a back seat if applications are in-house. Improved security.

2020 LMS Trends: An Analyst’s Extended Enterprise Learning Predictions

Talented Learning

But the industry’s unbridled expansion started to lose steam a couple of years ago, when vendors began seeking growth through acquisition. And as vendors focus more heavily on gaining market share dominance, buyers should prepare for further M&A confusion, uncertainty and disruption.

Why Is FERPA Compliance Training Important?

KnowledgeCity

For you, as a student, parent, or staff member, FERPA exists to give you guidelines to know what your rights are and how to keep sensitive information safe and secure. Consequently, FERPA compliance training is more important than ever to ensure institutional safety and information security.

LMS RFP Tips: How to Find Your Best Learning Technology Fit

Talented Learning

RFPs help buyers get organized, formalize requirements, evaluate vendors logically, create a historical record and show vendors you are serious. It also includes instructions on how and when vendors should submit a response. How much time should we give vendors to respond?

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How to Buy a LMS

eLearning 24-7

Some vendors (and it is gaining steam) offer “active users” Active users – People who are taking at least one course during the month. There are a few vendors who will charge only when the end user completes a course (but this is rare). E-Commerce model – It is rare, but there are vendors who offer it. Some RCAT vendors have the Tin Can API as well as some LMS vendors. Security concerns. It opens up real security issues.

How big data changes the training scenery

Matrix

Security of data is a serious concern for many companies. Cloud-based LMS s are quite hard to get hacked due to their powerful and constantly updated security protocols. We live in a world of data. Money is no longer our only currency; big data is catching up.

Halftime! LMS trends though July

eLearning 24-7

I understand that some government entities and financial and a few others who are worried about security and blah, blah want it on their own servers. Security is quite strong for SaaS systems. Some systems now clearly state their security level, AES 256 bit for example, so if you are that concerned ask them. When you need a fix, then the LMS vendor must work with you either remote to solve it or if it is big nasty fix, go on site. SaaS and LMS vendors.

Top benefits of a cloud-based LMS

Matrix

The monthly fee covers the details of the selected package, and any package upgrade or downgrade is totally controlled by the customer — not the vendor. The LMS vendor usually has a professional team of IT staff who know their learning management system like the back of their hands.

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

eLearning 24-7

One vendor already offers it in 2012, and knowing this industry – if something takes off and works, others will follow. One vendor told me they will incorporate it when it becomes certified – uh systems and authoring tools can be certified not a standard. Security.