Mainframes, Freight Trains and Education Pains

Rocket Software

You use a freight train. I’ve seen what those “why are we doing this” folks, who now are in middle and upper management, have done trying to make pickup trucks do what trains were made for. Programmers should influence our educational institutions.

E-learning: the effective way to train your team

IT Governance

It is widely acknowledged that the retail and hospitality industries experience high staff turnover: frontline roles are often filled by temporary, young or part-time staff, the hours can be long and unsociable and the work can be physically demanding. Despite the operational challenge of staff turnover, there is still a need to ensure that teams are trained to perform not only their core duties but also to do so safely. They can also start and stop the training at will.

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Sports retail giant Decathlon leaks 123 million customer and employee records

IT Governance

Decathlon, the world’s largest sporting goods retailer, has suffered a massive data breach, affecting 123 million customer and employee records. It contained information from the retailer’s Spanish businesses and potentially its UK stores.

Finance sector must simplify staff awareness training

IT Governance

Financial services firms must do more to educate employees about cyber security, according to the FCA (Financial Conduct Authority). In a report published last month , the FCA urged organisations to tackle staff awareness training at all levels, and to ensure the lessons are simple and appropriate to the environment that employees work in. Organisations need to make staff awareness training a board-level priority. Staff awareness training is a crucial part of this.

How Tech Companies Woo Higher Ed (and What They Seek in Return)

Edsurge

But these efforts are part of a longer-term strategy for these companies to train future workers in their technology. At the time, Benjamin Johnson, the university’s director of media and public relations, said the retail value of each iPad and associated technology was more than $1,000, but the university will pay a discounted rate. Sun also worked closely with schools to establish physical training centers. Education Technology Higher Education Postsecondary Learning

This Is How Walmart Beats Amazon

John Battelle's Searchblog

Sheila is used to exactly this kind of response – she’s been trained to expect it, and to manage the conversation that ensues. Sheila is a college-educated Walmart management associate, and delivering these gift boxes is a mandatory part of her company training. Strange how the world’s biggest retailer, a place she’s never shopped, seems to know her brand preferences for skin care and chocolate. A scenario from the future.

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Bristol Airport systems offline in suspected ransomware attack

IT Governance

With malicious links and attachments accounting for 59% of ransomware infections, organisations of all sizes and types must ensure staff are trained to be vigilant and secure. Our ten-minute Phishing and Ransomware – Human patch e-learning course allows you to educate your staff quickly and cost-effectively. Cyber Security Retail e-learning phishing RansomwareAnother day, another cyber attack. This time it’s Bristol Airport.

MY TAKE: Michigan’s cybersecurity readiness initiatives provide roadmap others should follow

The Last Watchdog

My reporting trip included meetings with Michigan-based cybersecurity vendors pursuing leading-edge innovations, as well as a tour of a number of thriving public-private cybersecurity incubator and training programs. He pulled together the Michigan Cyber Range , an unclassified, private cloud network initially set up to teach, test and train IT staff to defend their organizations’ networks. Merit is an acronym for the Michigan Educational Research Information Triad.

Data breaches and cyber attacks quarterly review: Q2 2021

IT Governance

The education, technology and retail sectors were the other big contributors to Q2’s total with 44, 42, and 41 incidents, respectively. Notably, there was a significant increase in data breaches and cyber attacks in the retail sector compared to Q1 (41 vs 14).

National Cybersecurity Alliance advocates ‘shared responsibility’ for securing the Internet

The Last Watchdog

Related: Using ‘gamification’ for security training. NCSA operates the StaySafeOnline website that provides a variety of cybersecurity educational resources and programs. We also have a lot of educational programs that reach far beyond the insular, cybersecurity expert areas. We have a lot of programs geared toward education at a lot of different levels. A large retailer may spend millions on cyber security. The targeting of Sen.

SHARED INTEL: How digital certificates could supply secure identities for enterprise blockchains

The Last Watchdog

Early adopters are trial-running Hyperledger blockchains in trade financing, in education and training programs and in supply chains for certain vertical industries. Blockchain ledgers are gaining traction in vertical industries like real estate, Big Pharma and food production and retailing, Wal-Mart being a pioneer of the latter. Blockchain gave rise to Bitcoin. But blockchain is much more than just the mechanism behind the cryptocurrency speculation mania.

The GDPR: A year in review

IT Governance

Our experts agreed that, to meet the GDPR’s data breach notification requirements, organisations need to improve their staff awareness training and their processes for identifying and reporting breaches. Some organisations have enrolled staff on training courses, but the evidence suggests that they aren’t covering essential topics or don’t discuss them in a practically beneficial way.

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VR Business Applications: Branding with VR

AIIM

For instance, healthcare, education, and journalism are experimenting with VR and related technologies. Telehealth companies are utilizing VR and robotics to help with training, surgeries, and mental health. Some educational institutions are using VR is similar ways, helping simulate certain situations using VR, AR, and MR technologies. Sephora, the high-end makeup retailer, launched an AR element to their existing smartphone application.

SEC and FINRA Issue 2020 Examination Priorities for Broker-Dealers and Investment Advisers

Data Matters

OCIE’s 2020 Examination Priorities for broker-dealers and investment advisers include the protection of retail investors (including compliance with new standard of care requirements and interpretations), cyber and information security risks, anti-money laundering compliance, firms engaging in the digital asset space and the provision of electronic investment advice. Protection of Retail Investors . Retail-Targeted Investments. The U.S.

Types of Malware & Best Malware Protection Practices

eSecurity Planet

Boost your organization’s IT literacy with ongoing cybersecurity training so they recognize the threats posed by malware attacks. User education is one of the most powerful tools for preventing malicious mobile apps. Because phishing relies on social engineering — tricking users into doing something — employee training is one of the best defenses against these attacks. Since 2008, RAM scraping has been a boon for retailers.

SEC and FINRA Issue 2020 Examination Priorities (Including Cybersecurity) for Broker-Dealers and Investment Advisers

Data Matters

OCIE’s 2020 Examination Priorities for broker-dealers and investment advisers include the protection of retail investors (including compliance with new standard of care requirements and interpretations), cyber and information security risks, anti-money laundering compliance, firms engaging in the digital asset space and the provision of electronic investment advice. Protection of Retail Investors . Retail-Targeted Investments. The U.S.

The Customer Journey Digital Transformation Workbook

Bill Schmarzo - Dell EMC

We sought to train our students – tomorrow’s business leaders – to embrace the “Big Data MBA” concepts in creating digital transformation-based business models. To support this training, we created a methodology that guided the students through a digital transformation exercise. Think about how Amazon’s market capitalization towers above that of other retailers, or how the iPhone regularly captures over 90 percent of smartphone industry profits.)

Neiman Marcus Agrees to Settlement in Data Breach Class Action

Hunton Privacy

On March 17, 2017, retailer Neiman Marcus agreed to pay $1.6 million as part of a proposed settlement (the “Settlement”) to a consumer class action lawsuit stemming from a 2013 data breach that allegedly compromised the credit card data of approximately 350,000 customers. The consumer plaintiffs sued Neiman Marcus in March 2014, alleging that the company failed to protect customers’ privacy and waited 28 days to inform affected customers of the breach.

62% of organisations unaware of the GDPR

IT Governance

Among those that have started to prepare: 36% of businesses and charities have changed their cyber security practices; 21% of businesses and 10% of charities have invested in additional staff training; and. The finance and insurance (79%), information or communications (67%) and education (52%) sectors have the highest awareness of the GDPR. However, the least prepared sector is retail and wholesale, with only 13% of organisations having started.

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Top GRC Tools & Software for 2021

eSecurity Planet

LogicManager’s GRC solution has specific use cases across financial services, education, government, healthcare, retail, and technology industries, among others. Its features include: Compliance education & management.

Top 10 Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) Vendors

eSecurity Planet

LogicManager’s GRC solution has specific use cases across financial services, education, government, healthcare, retail, and technology industries, among others. Its features include: Compliance education & management.

Leaders need the technical detail

MIKE 2.0

If the thing a business does well, such as issue credit cards, sell books or make trains is challenged by a new technology then it can bring the whole enterprise down. Those businesses that are on the winning side of history will have leaders who have taken the time to educate themselves on the most important innovations that are sitting in today’s laboratories. I recently heard a financial services executive on the radio talking about Bitcoin.

5 Digital Transformation Interests for IT Service Providers

Perficient

billion was invested into US AI startups in healthcare, retail, manufacturing, marketing , and others. Training and Building Workforces. Large educational institutions such as Harvard and MIT have started virtual and physical classrooms to train a new workforce to support this age of AI. Online training courses from EDX , Coursera , and MIT have excellent offerings to teach AI and ML techniques for new people to develop the skills.

Recent Data Breach Events in China

Hunton Privacy

After applying, the woman received spam messages relating to training classes in the same subject matter. Zhabei District police investigated online message platforms, and targeted an education information consulting company as the source of the spam messages. This person had sold the data to the local resident, who then resold them to the education company owner and a few others, including the owners of another education company and a cultural communications company.

The Customer Journey Digital Transformation Workbook

Bill Schmarzo - Dell EMC

We sought to train our students – tomorrow’s business leaders – to embrace the “Big Data MBA” concepts in creating digital transformation-based business models. To support this training, we created a methodology that guided the students through a digital transformation exercise. Think about how Amazon’s market capitalization towers above that of other retailers, or how the iPhone regularly captures over 90 percent of smartphone industry profits.)

Data Governance and Business Transformation

Collibra

Collibra organized a Data Governance and Business Transformation seminar in Paris recently, bringing together data managers from the financial, retail, transportation, and logistics industries. education and training are essential as data governance and related functions are still new to many companies.