Transformative Training for Hybrid Cloud

Cloud Musings

Although Shawn already possesses numerous vendor certifications from companies like VMware, Cisco and CompTIA, this “non-vendor specific” preparation, will enable him and his team to deliver the high-level training needed to implement quick hybrid cloud adoption at the demanding pace of IT.

Vendor Neutral Training: Proven Protection Against Cloud Horror Stories

Cloud Musings

The gold rush to cloud is also driving the IT herd to get cloud computing training. Training vendors from multi-billion dollar behemoths to little Mom and Pop shops are ready to cash in with fast and easy, vendor-specific certifications for just about any cloud service provider.

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Top UK directors lack training to deal with cyber attacks

Computer Weekly

The UK’s top firms and charities urgently need to do more to protect themselves from online threats, according to a government-backed audit

UK government wants to give 6,000 teenagers cyber security training

Computer Weekly

Government launches £20m Cyber Schools Programme aimed at students aged between 14 and 18

Cyber security training must reflect real risks, warns the IISP

Computer Weekly

In the rush to skill-up through cyber security training, the IISP warns businesses may go down the wrong track, resulting in a false sense of security

Beware the pitfalls of security awareness training, says expert panel

Computer Weekly

While there is value in security awareness training, not all training programmes are effective or value for money, according to a panel of experts

The Ten Best Ways to do On-The-Job Training

CTOvision

There are a variety of different styles of job training, but typically the most effective training happens when employees are actually at work. Employee development is important for a number of different reasons, and on-the-job training can provide unparalleled opportunities for employee growth, job development, and more. But why is on-the-job training so valuable, and what is the best way to do it? What Are the Benefits of On-the-Job Training? Virtual Training.

Almost one-third of IT workers think they need more training to enhance career

Computer Weekly

More than half of IT workers receive formal training from their employer, but many feel more needs to be done for them to advance, according to Computer Weekly research

More than a quarter of SME staff lack cyber threat training

Computer Weekly

Data from cyber insurance provider CFC Underwriting shows that 38% of its claims in 2016 could have been avoided through better staff education and training on cyber risks

The Essential Role of Teaching in Corporate Training

CTOvision

If you have ever organized a corporate training event and been disappointed by overall attendee retention of information (reported in follow up surveys), you have probably scratched your head while considering options to improve that retention. It is a real problem: training events and seminars are short and sweet, designed to make efficient use of time and resources, but workers often walk out of them learning very little. That applies to anything, not just corporate training.

The Link Between Big Data and Employee Training

CTOvision

Big data benefits businesses in various ways during the employee training process. Better Training and Enhanced Performance. By using reliable analysis software, you can quickly pinpoint which training programs are producing the best results. If your company is missing something that could benefit the new hire training process potential employees while they train, big data can help you find it. Big Data CTO News data Employee TrainingBrigg Patten.

Flytoget’s digital transformation accelerates express train service

Computer Weekly

Flytoget implements a development platform to enable it to respond quickly to the demands of digital-minded customers

Retail tech training – an opportunity to drive employee retention?

Computer Weekly

A job in retail is often the first employment many people will have, so could technology training increase the retention of store staff

Advance Your Organizations Cyber Intelligence Training and Education With This INSA Reference

CTOvision

The Task forces under this council examine issues on topics including cyber intelligence, the insider threat, cyber research and development and training/education. The latest paper from the INSA Cyber Council is on the topic of education and training for cyber intelligence.

Sewer maintenance company uses virtual reality for training

Computer Weekly

Thames Water contractor is recreating working conditions in a sewer to train future employees

7 tips for better security awareness training sessions

Network World

Boring training sessions? Image by Thinkstock At their worst, security awareness training sessions are boring wastes of time, both for employees and the IT people responsible for them.

ScotRail to test ‘world’s fastest’ in-train Wi-Fi service

Computer Weekly

The train operator has teamed up with Cisco, Network Rail Telecoms and others to collaborate on an Innovate UK funded proof of concept for ultrafast Wi-Fi on board

UK tech firms spend less, deliver more on training

Computer Weekly

Survey shows technology firms spend 46% of the national average on learning and development per employee, but deliver an above-average number of hours’ training

New Programs Emerge to Train Big Data Scientists

Data Center Knowledge

As big data gains traction in business, stakeholders like major universities and corporations are investing in programs and facilities to train the next generation of Big Data Scientists.

Most businesses failing to train IT and security about users

Computer Weekly

Teaching IT and cyber security teams about psychology and sociology is key to enabling better cyber security practices in organisations, according to human behaviour specialist Jessica Barker

Study: No Cybersecurity Training Required at Top US Universities

Data Center Knowledge

computer science programs at American universities require a single course in cybersecurity before graduation, signaling a dearth of proper training for the next generation of IT administrators and developers. None of the top 10 U.S. Read More. Cloud Computing Shared

Getting started with a career in Cyber Security and Information Security

Doctor Chaos

Cyber InfoSec education infosec security awareness tools trainingThe Information Security Profession – Where do I Start? I am often asked by individuals to provide advice or guidance on how to get started in the field of information security.

How your company needs to train workers in cybersecurity

Network World

With workplace cyberattacks on the rise, industry experts are pressing businesses to train their workers to be more vigilant than ever to protect passwords and sensitive data and to recognize threats. “It

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Government provides free digital skills training to unskilled adults

Computer Weekly

The UK government announces plans to offer free skills training to adults in the UK who are lacking relevant digital skills qualifications

Middle East firms must focus on IT training and employing more women to stay competitive

Computer Weekly

Organisations in the Middle East face IT recruitment challenges unless they offer more training and employ more women

How your company needs to train workers in cybersecurity

ComputerWorld IT Management

With workplace cyberattacks on the rise, industry experts are pressing businesses to train their workers to be more vigilant than ever to protect passwords and sensitive data and to recognize threats. “It

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Awareness training: How much is too much?

Network World

Virtually all of them agree that security awareness training can strengthen many of those weaknesses. Lysa Myers, a security researcher at ESET, summarized in a recent post what she said was a collective message from several presentations at the recent Black Hat conference: While it is possible to train employees to be "hyper-vigilant, it can create more problems than it solves. Security experts agree that humans are the weakest link in the security chain.

Reinvent Your Training Methods

CIO Dashboard

The contrast reminded me of a discussion I had with an insurance CIO about the training methods we use in our companies. What makes these training methods so special is that the videos are wrapped in a learning architecture.

Revamping Your Training Process: How to Do It Effectively

CTOvision

Many companies these days have customized training programs. These programs, also known as corporate training, teach employees new skills and employ the expertise of training consultants to do so. Some companies will have training companies come in and work with employees, while others will do such work in-house. Regardless of the structure, nearly all companies could do with a revitalization of their corporate training program.

Veterans 360 Paves the Way with Cloud Certification Training

Cloud Musings

In keeping with their mission to support young combat veterans’ transition into civilian life, Veterans 360 plans to launch a free Cloud Technology Certification training program. In collaboration with the California Workforce Investment Board and Sylvan Learning , Veterans 360-Cloud will provide free training classes to all veterans from the San Diego area. The Veterans 360-Cloud certification training program offers two career qualification levels.

The Security profession: Offense vs. Defense

Doctor Chaos

Cyber education infosec security awareness tools trainingLately there has been some articles and conversations around the security profession, particularly the ‘how to get started’ aspect. My good friend, Aamir Lakhani wrote a great article on getting started in cyber security ([link] I thought I would add some additional considerations for aspiring security professionals by describing the two primary aspects of operational […].

MapR to Offer Free Hadoop Training to Close Big Data Skills Gap

Data Center Knowledge

Distro provider will offer Hadoop courses for developers, data analysts, admins Read More. Big Data

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Time to move on with social engineering training, says Jenny Radcliffe

Computer Weekly

Organisations need to move from awareness of the risk of social engineering to empowering employees to understand and recognise the threat to protect themselves and the company, says Jenny Radcliffe