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Consumerization of IT Through BYOD: Is Your Company Ready?

Published on 4 March, 2014 - 09:49 by sgelinas BYOD, Courses
The consumerization of IT is when employees use their own personal mobile devices, such as laptop computers, tablets, smart phones, etc. at work, referred to as BYOD (bring your own device). This use is becoming increasingly common and exposes companies to a variety of risks, including the protection of personal information. Canadian businesses appear to be leading the world in IT consumerization. In fact, according to a recent study, more than 75% of them allow employees to use their own smart...

Information technology security training

Published on 15 July, 2013 - 09:12 by annieboulanger Courses, Information security campaign, security training
Security issues were often linked to the IT department. However, an organization’s information security must be addressed at a management level. Although the technical aspects of security are a matter for the IT department, all decision-making elements should concern an organization’s management. For example, owners of information systems for administrative units should be involved in the management process and in security decisions related to the systems or assets they are responsible for (e.g...

New HIPAA and HITECH Awareness Training

Published on 14 May, 2013 - 14:29 by annieboulanger awareness training, Courses, HIPAA and HITECH
The ultimate HIPAA and HITECH compliance training!Our new HIPAA and HITECH online awareness training has been specifically developed to educate health professionals and anyone handling information relating to individuals inquiring about or accessing health care services.Estimated length: 40 to 50 minutes depending on the learner’s pace. All-new designOur HIPAA and HITECH online course brings a whole new and attractive design, which increases its efficiency. The content is supported by...

How about an online training in a classroom?

Published on 3 June, 2011 - 17:47 by annieboulanger Courses, Marketing and Communications
One of the very first questions my clients often ask me is: How do I train manual workers with no experience of an e-learning environment or with no computer? I tell them: How about an online training in a classroom environment with a facilitator? We all have an idea of the benefits of online training versus in class training. Just to name a few: •    The just-in-time access •    The reduced travelling costs •    The increased of  consistency •    The general overall reduced cost per...

Terranova Training in partnership with Scotiabank Wins Bronze Brandon Hall Learning Technology Award

Published on 26 May, 2011 - 14:10 by annieboulanger Courses, Marketing and Communications, Other
Montreal, May  2011 - Terranova Training, a leader in innovative learning, has won a coveted Brandon Hall bronze award for technology excellence in the Best Advance in Learning Management Technology for Compliance Training category. The course Information Security and Privacy – It’s Everybody’s Business, was submitted by both, Terranova Training and its client, Scotiabank. The course was launched on July 19, 2010, in two languages, English and French, to almost 40,000 Scotiabank employees in...

End users can't be TRAINED

Published on 31 January, 2011 - 00:35 by Terranova Courses, PCI DSS, Section 12.6, Planning
I believe all security awareness trainers understand that most end users can’t really be “trained” in how to protect their systems and their corporate networks. However, if all systems are security protected and configured, security awareness training can assist in helping end users understand the security risks and know what mistakes to avoid making. PCI DSS is primarily focused on technological solutions and most organizations have implemented anti-virus, firewalls, IPS, monitoring and...

Using Gaming to Learn

Published on 4 April, 2010 - 08:44 by Terranova Courses, Games Based Learning, interactive video game, Security Awareness, security awareness training, Simulation Training, video game learning, News
A recent article in Frobes on Women Gaming made some interesting links to not only gender based learning but also how we learn and develop skills as individuals. http://www.forbes.com/2010/03/25/women-gaming-video-forbes-woman-time-online.html The concept of gaming is becoming more accepted in business where it functions as a superb training and operations tool. Videogames are now being used for collaboration and brainstorming as well as performance evaluation. Games based learning is proving...