Security Awareness Tips for LMS Administrators

 

Keeping Your SaaS Data Secure

As the software industry continues to move away from purchased client/server applications and toward cloud-based SaaS (software as a service) solutions, LMS administrators must rethink the means that they employ to keep their system free from attack, and most importantly, keep their data secure. Historically, client/server software was usually accessible only from devices on the local network, but cloud-based SaaS hosting exposes it to anyone in the world with an internet connection, so different strategies and disciplines must be employed to protect assets and maintain business continuity.

Personal Identifiable Information (PII)

The greatest exposure from SaaS application data breaches is loss of Personally Identifiable Information (PII)— any information that can be used to identify, contact, locate, or learn about a specific individual. A few examples of PII are:

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