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.

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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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.

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.

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.

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?

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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 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.

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.

5 LMS misconceptions to look out for

Matrix

You compared some offers from a few vendors and have decided upon the best option for your company: it promises a lot of features for a decent price. All these and more security settings can make a learning management system a safe place for company data.

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.

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.

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.

Insight – The Top 50 LMS 2017 Report

eLearning 24-7

Some vendors have multiple systems, but generally speaking it is usually one to one, i.e. one vendor and one system. Open source systems are included, but not “customized shops or botique firms from customized Moodle per se that you pay” In the 2017 report, the number of vendors explored was 1,000. Upon making your selections, a customized Top 50 report will be viewable on your screen, listing all the vendors in the Top 50 that match with that criteria.

Insight – The Top 50 LMS 2017 Report

eLearning 24-7

Some vendors have multiple systems, but generally speaking it is usually one to one, i.e. one vendor and one system. Open source systems are included, but not “customized shops or botique firms from customized Moodle per se that you pay” In the 2017 report, the number of vendors explored was 1,000. Upon making your selections, a customized Top 50 report will be viewable on your screen, listing all the vendors in the Top 50 that match with that criteria.

Task List for Your Learning Management System (LMS) Implementation

Adobe Captivate

Work closely with your LMS vendor. You can also group tasks by dividing your implementation into five phases, like this: 1: Before vendor is selected | 2: After vendor is selected | 3: During contract negotiations | 4: Before go-live | 5: After go-live. Ask your new LMS vendor about this.). Some general administrative tasks (in addition to those provided by your LMS vendor)…. Ask your LMS vendor for advice.).

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When your LMS BFF is no longer

eLearning 24-7

The big elephant in the room that we hear so many times and vendors love to pitch (to get you to their system), but rarely the vendors themselves will admit to – many have only themselves to blame. Sometimes, it is the client’s fault and sometimes it is the vendor’s fault. I know, I know it is never your fault (client) – its those nasty LMS vendors, but as with the failure to recognize, often more than not it is duality, at least at some level.

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2016 Top 10 LMSs

eLearning 24-7

43 profiles, whereas each vendor responded to 12 questions – covering everything from setup fees to data centers to latest features to support/training to security/privacy. . After reading thru, you will likely find the vendor you are seeking – it is that extensive. . Based on 690 vendors. Vendors in the report did NOT pay an application fee, nor did any vendor under consideration. Vendors are from all over the world.