ActiveCollab is a wonderful software solution – Nerdfox Design

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Denys Osadchyi is a professional interface designer with over 17 years experience. I decided to quit my job as an IT company’s hired designer and become an entrepreneur to be able work on different projects, manage a young team, and manage business processes. My design agency Nerdfox Design creates modern designs for financial, marketing and…

ActiveCollab has a new pricing model

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We have changed our pricing model and you are here because of that. We are glad you came to us because we have changed our pricing model. Only ActiveCollab users who create ActiveCollab accounts after the release of ActiveCollab v1.0 will be able to use the new pricing model. This is after January 10th. Accounts…

ActiveCollab gives us the complete picture – AdaptiVLE

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Lewis Carr is the Founding Director at AdaptiVLE. We create online learning, training platforms, and courses. All staff used to work in the same office before the pandemic. It was easy to see the progress of each project and to collaborate on them. The visibility of staff output was greatly reduced with the introduction lockdowns…

ActiveCollab Experiments!

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Experiment [noun]: “A procedure used to support, refute or validate a hypothesis.” Experiments give insight into cause and effect by showing what happens when a factor is changed.” Before you even think about doing an experiment, it is important to determine its value. What are you trying to accomplish with it? What do you hope…

Alerts from ActiveCollab Budget

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For months, one of our teams has been focused on budgets and all aspects. We released new budgeting types in April. You can choose from three budgeting types when creating projects, if you don’t want to read the entire post. Fixed price – When you negotiate a project, set up a budget and invoice it…

New Course: Google Associate Cloud Engineer (ACE)

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This 97-video training teaches intermediate-level cloud engineers how to plan, design, deploy, and maintain a successful cloud solution environment. It also prepares them to take the Google Associate Cloud Engineer (ACE), exam. This is the new Google Cloud infrastructure training. The training covers 15 topics, including setting up a cloud solution environment and planning and…

New Course: Fortinet NSE 4. – FortiOS 7.x This 203-video entry-level training by SPOTO trainer Keith Barker teaches security technicians the knowledge they need to configure, monitor, and operate FortiGate devices in their day-to-day network security operations. This FortiOS 7.x Forttinet NSE 4 training is now available. This intermediate NSE 4 training prepares learners for the Fortinet NSE 4 exam – FortiOS, which is the only exam required to earn the NSE 4 certification. FortiGate-certified network security technicians are highly sought after. FortiNet certification 4 validates your knowledge of installing and managing devices for day to day operation. The NSE 4 is preceded by three FortiNet certifications. They focus on cybersecurity knowledge. The NSE 4 is the first certification to go deeper into FortiGate device setup. NSE 4 training equips you with the specialized knowledge required to configure FortiGate devices. This Fortinet training is for anyone who manages advanced security practices training. It can be used to prepare for the FortiOS NSE 4 exam, onboard new security technicians, and create individual or team training plans. This series includes topics such as configuring FortiGate security devices onto networks, configuring firewall policies, authentication with FortiGate devices and configuring firewall policies. This video is part of the series. This training covers the following topics: How to build the LAB topology using Eve-NG FortiGate DHCP Server Configur Testing LAB PC and Internet Connectivity Prepare for the Networking in VMware Workstation VMware ESi Lab Overview. This training includes: 23 hours of training 203 videos. Get started learning Fortinet NSE4 today! Download

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New Course: End-User Security Awareness End users need to be trained in the use of electronic devices. End-User Security Awareness is Keith Barker’s latest course. It aims to get end users up to speed about the latest IT security best practice, dos and don’ts, and much more. The 26-video course covers topics such as social engineering attacks, common password errors, two-factor authentication, and how to respond to security incident. We asked Keith for his thoughts on the course and IT security in general. Learn how to become a security expert. SPOTO Start trainingQ. Why should companies train end users in IT security awareness. What does it bring to an organization and IT professionals? A user is often the weakest link in security and can be the first or last line for defense against an attack. Security awareness can help prevent loss. Q: Who should acquire security awareness skills? Security awareness skills are essential for anyone who uses computers or interacts with systems or people. Q: What was your perspective as a learner? I wanted every Nugget easy to consume, both in terms of content and length, for the average user (as well the exceptional). Q: Do you have any tips for learners that will help them get the most from your course? Look at the videos and rate how you feel about each concept on a scale of 1-5 (with 5 being the highest). To improve security, you should first address items that are lower than 4. Q: What was the most memorable Nugget you created in this course? Multifactor authentication, password management and social engineering were all great topics to discuss. Q: What is the most important lesson you hope learners will take away from this course. Security is the responsibility of the end user as well as everyone else. Q: What courses or certifications should learners take before they can enroll in your End-User Security Awareness course. There are no prerequisites. This course is open to all. Q: Which certifications or courses should learners consider after completing their End-User Security Awareness course. Perhaps more training on a specific topic, based on the information the user has learned. Q: What is the most common threat to security from end users that you have seen in your IT career. There are many types of social engineering. Q: What is the most shocking security breach caused by end user Kill? There are many and the companies don’t like to be named but I would include Mattel Corp. Download

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