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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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.

Virtual Reality Operating Simulators: Gamification in Training Surgeons

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This was also around the time when a lot of advances were made in videogame technology and Atari, one of the leaders in the industry, decided to see if there was a possible application for the technology in training simulators. One of the most common ways to train surgeons is to have them assist other doctors in operations. The training adds to the time the patient spends in the operating room, though. Brigg Patten.

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.

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

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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.

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.

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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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.

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

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.

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.

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.

Tech skills shortage: Amazon trains veterans to fill the gap

Tech Republic Cloud

While debate still continues over the extent of the digital skills shortage, Amazon has launched a program that will provide tech industry training and job placements

A Conversation With Marc Andreessen: The impact of emerging tech on jobs, training, education and home life

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Gourley : Can you provide more context on what kind of education and training? Bob Gourley. This post is the second in a series based on a discussion with Marc Andreessen. The first was on: AI, Robotics, Jobs and Accelerating The Future. Andreessen: It is fair to say I am biased on that subject but my view is that the quantitative skills will be in greater demand: Math, Economics, Science, Engineering, Computer Science.

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

New training platform uses real-world situations to train cybersecurity experts faster

Tech Republic Security

ISACA's Cybersecurity Nexus Training Platform and Assessment Tool offers on-demand, hands-on training and skills assessment in a live lab environment. Here's how it can help your employees

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Sewer maintenance company uses virtual reality for training

Computer Weekly

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

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

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.

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

OpenStack is hard but the community is providing training options

Virtualized Greek

There are several resources available to learn more about OpenStack and OpenStack training opportunities. OpenStack Training Market Place – A market place for training opportunities.

Take advantage of training and certification discounts for Microsoft Azure

Tech Republic Cloud

Microsoft is offering discounted Azure training and certification as an incentive Enterprises are in dire need of skilled employees in cloud services.

Where CIOs Get the Most Job Satisfaction

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Company CTO Training and Education cioRick Delgado. Today’s CIOs face a large number of responsibilities and pressures that only seem to be growing with each passing day. Businesses are turning more and more to technology to solve problems, making the CIO’s job all the more important. With all that added pressure to deliver results day in and day out, you might be tempted to think CIOs find their jobs frustrating, but the opposite turns out to be true.

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.

GE and Intel 'superbrain' turns trains into mobile data centers

Tech Republic Data Center

The new platform will eventually provide GE's 21,000 trains worldwide with processing, wireless communication, data storage, and video capabilities

Report: 48% more IT professionals are taking security training

Tech Republic Security

As cyber attacks continue to make headlines, more IT professionals are undergoing security training and assessments, paid for by their employers, according to a new report

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

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

Implementing Your Company’s Cybersecurity, Military Style

The Accidental Successful CIO

What you are going to need is a “hands on” training opportunity that will put your network security team through their paces. One of the things that most companies have started to realize is that there are limits to the defenses that smart, well trained people can create.

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