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LMS Security Tips: Safeguarding Your Learning and Development
Digital security is paramount in today’s environment. Cybercriminals have been stepping up their attacks for several years, and no longer focus only on enterprise-level organizations. Today, any business is fair game and even startups and SMBs can find themselves within the crosshairs. There is no simple solution to cybersecurity, either. Protecting your data, as well […]
What is the Role of HR in Cyber Security Training?
While some might believe that the sole department responsible for cyber security and cyber security training in a company is the IT department, it would be a mistake to put the responsibility solely on that department’s shoulders. Instead, companies that want to ensure that they are as secure as possible from cyber threats will want […]
Tips to Improve Your Company’s Cyber Security Training
Cyber threats are a very real and rampant problem that companies need to face head-on if they hope to avoid these types of potentially devastating issues. The HR department, the IT team, and managers, as well as employees, all need to work with one another to ensure that the business is as secure as possible. […]
Why Cyber Security Training Is So Important in Today’s World
Cyber threats are a serious problem that is only getting worse. There is an unfortunately large number of people in the world that enjoy causing problems for companies and individuals. They steal personal information, passwords, infect computers and networks with malware and cause a host of other problems. In 2016, it was estimated that the […]
Training for AR, IoT and Blockchain Technologies
Every year, consultants at Deloitte issue a Technology Trends report. In 2016, the report focused on the growth of several new and relatively new innovations, including blockchain technologies, augmented reality and the Internet of Things. This post examines the highlights from Deloitte’s 2016 report and considers how these trends will impact training and development over […]
Small Businesses Face Growing Security Threats
Fact: 43% of phishing attacks target small businesses; this represents a 25% increase since 2011. News about cyber security breaches nearly always focuses on large-scale organizations, including major national retailers, banks, insurance companies and health care providers. In reality, however, small businesses are targeted by hackers everyday. While the smaller number of clients impacted means […]
How Secure is Your Company’s Information?
You’ve no doubt seen at least one of several different versions of Microsoft’s recent cybercrime television commercials. In it you’ll hear a variation of these words: “Every day you read headlines about businesses being hacked and intellectual property being stolen. That is cybercrime, and it affects each and every one of us.” Behind those words […]
Cyber Security: Top Concerns for U.S. Organizations
Fact: 53% of U.S. organizations plan to hire more cyber security professionals in 2016 but 59% of U.S. organizations report that when hiring new graduates for entry-level cybersecurity positions, it is difficult to identify who has an adequate level of skills and knowledge. Fact: 82% of U.S. organizations report that they would be more likely to hire a cyber […]
Cyber Security: Preventative Training
Fact: You or your business will probably get hacked at some point. Its not a question of if, it is a question of when and what you can/should do about this. In today’s technology landscape, every business owner is responsible for securing some amount of data and every business owner is vulnerable to security breaches. Preventative cyber security […]
Information Security: You Can’t Afford to Ignore it
The statistics on identity theft are, frankly, pretty scary. According the US Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Statistics, in 2014 alone 17.6 million Americans were the victims of identity theft, meaning the unauthorized use or attempted use of an existing account, unauthorized use or attempted use of personal information to open a new account, […]
Information and Cyber Security Training
The cost of failing to protect clients’ and customers’ personal data is extremely high. Whether it is a retailer that fails to protect customers’ credit card information, a college that fails to protect students’ records or a health care provider that fails to protect patient data, one can’t underestimate the consequences of failing to protect […]
October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month – Are Your Employees Well-Trained?
October is recognized as National Cyber Security Awareness Month, and as if to prove its importance, IT Business Edge reported there were three big data breaches announced right at the start of the month.