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November 9, 2023
Mobile devices have become ubiquitous, and businesses have to leverage the power of mobile technology to stay competitive. One area where mobile technology can have a significant impact is employee training. In this blog post, we will discuss the importance of employee training over mobile and how it can benefit your organization.
November 7, 2023
Haekka offers a wide range of training programs designed to enhance the skills and knowledge of individuals and companies. One areas we get asked about a lot is security training for engineers. In this blog post, we will explore the value of each training program listed in the Haekka training catalog.
October 26, 2023
Continuous learning and development is crucial for both individuals and organizations. One effective way to foster learning is through training nudges. But what exactly is a training nudge, and how can we effectively deliver them in Slack? This blog post will explore the concept of training nudges and provide a guide on how to leverage Slack to enhance their effectiveness.
October 24, 2023
Learning and development teams are continuously seeking innovative ways to enhance the effectiveness of their training programs. As organizations continue to embrace asynchronous collaboration tools, platforms like Slack have become integral to daily communications and collaboration. By leveraging the power of dedicated Slack channels, learning and development teams can complement in-person training sessions both before and after the event, creating a more enriching and engaging learning experience for participants.
October 12, 2023
When it comes to productivity, Slack is a great tool that can help teams stay on track and get things done. But with so many apps available in the Slack App Directory, finding the ones that will actually improve your workflow can be overwhelming. That's why we've put together a list of the best Slack apps for productivity.
October 10, 2023
Where cyber threats are increasing at an alarming rate, security awareness training is a critical part of any organization's overall security strategy. Companies can choose to do security awareness training in-house or hire a third-party vendor. In this post, we will take a closer look at the cost of doing security awareness in-house.
October 6, 2023
Haekka modernizes organizational training through Slack integration, offering solutions like traditional training, continuous drip training, engaging announcements, phishing training, policy attestation, and quizzes. Its customizable features enable seamless training execution, elevating employee engagement and comprehension in security, privacy, and HR realms, making the learning experience both effective and adaptive.
October 5, 2023
Micro learning is a concise teaching method breaking complex topics into small lessons. It suits the modern learner's brief attention span, offering engaging, less overwhelming content. This approach ensures quick knowledge grasp, better retention, and adapts to various learning styles and platforms. Being cost and time-efficient, micro learning is an optimal solution for both learners and organizations.
September 28, 2023
Slack is a powerful communication tool that allows teams to collaborate effectively on projects and tasks. One of the features that makes Slack so useful is the ability to invite guests to join your workspace. Guest accounts are a great way to bring external partners, vendors, and clients into your channels and conversations without giving them full access to your team’s conversations and files. In this post, we’ll explain everything you need to know about how to use guest accounts in Slack.
September 21, 2023
In today's digital age, businesses of all sizes face a myriad of security threats and privacy concerns. To protect sensitive information, maintain customer trust, and comply with industry regulations, it is crucial for employees to understand and acknowledge their role in upholding company security and privacy policies. This blog post will delve into the reasons why employee acknowledgement of these policies is essential and how it can significantly impact your organization's overall security posture.
September 7, 2023
Growth-focused companies need agile and efficient training platforms to stay ahead of the curve. An effective training platform not only helps in upskilling employees but also contributes to the overall growth and success of an organization; but, with numerous training platforms available in the market, it becomes essential for companies to choose the best-of-breed solutions and integrate them to centralize reporting. In this blog post, we will discuss the benefits of using best-of-breed training platforms and the importance of APIs and integration for streamlining reporting.
August 31, 2023
Companies shouldn’t rush to hire a dedicated security awareness leader. In this post, we outline the ways to operate a security awareness function at varying stages of size.
August 29, 2023
Phishing attacks are a major concern for organizations today, as perpetrators use deceptive emails and fraudulent websites to compromise sensitive data or gain unauthorized access to systems. In response, many organizations have turned to phishing simulations to train employees and gauge their susceptibility to such attacks. But does conducting phishing simulations help companies comply with the SOC 2 common criteria? In this blog post, we will explore the relationship between phishing simulations and SOC 2 compliance.
August 24, 2023
In today's distributed modern work world, companies face a myriad of dynamic cybersecurity threats. These threats often target the weakest link in an organization: the human factor. Managed security awareness is a proactive approach to cybersecurity education, providing continuous training and reinforcement of best practices for employees, reducing the risk of human error, and ultimately improving an organization's overall security posture. In this blog post, we will delve into the concept of managed security awareness, its benefits, and its essential components.
August 21, 2023
Wearable technology has become an integral part of our daily lives, from fitness trackers and smartwatches to virtual reality headsets and smart glasses. As the adoption of these gadgets continues to rise, so do the concerns about security and privacy. In this blog post, we will discuss the best practices for ensuring the security and privacy of your wearable devices and the data they collect.
August 18, 2023
As a startup, you may be handling sensitive data such as customer information, financial records, or intellectual property. Protecting this data is crucial for the success and reputation of your business. One way to ensure that your data is secure is by complying with the C5 framework.
August 16, 2023
In this blog post, we'll discuss the benefits of incorporating chat-based training into your LMS and how it can lead to increased engagement and better learning outcomes. We'll also highlight how Haekka can add this value to your LMS quickly and easily.
August 14, 2023
October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month, a time dedicated to raising awareness about the importance of cybersecurity and promoting best practices for staying safe online. With the increasing prevalence of cyber threats such as hacking, phishing, and identity theft, it's more important than ever to stay vigilant and take steps to protect yourself and your data. 2023 will be the 20th year of the event.
August 11, 2023
Determining whether a security incident is a material breach or not can be a complex and nuanced process. The consequences of incorrectly classifying an incident can be significant, both in terms of regulatory compliance and reputation damage. This is even more important now with new SEC security incident reporting requirements.
August 9, 2023
Training and learning opportunities are more important than ever. However, traditional training methods may not always be the most effective way to reach employees. The rise of mobile and SaaS apps has created new opportunities for delivering training on-the-go, in a more accessible and engaging way. In this post, we'll explore the benefits of meeting learners where they are through mobile and SaaS training delivery, with a focus on the popular workplace messaging app, Slack. Spoiler, Slack is a great LMS.
August 7, 2023
If you're looking to improve your organization's security awareness training and human risk management, the "start, stop, and continue" concept can be a useful framework to guide your efforts. This approach involves identifying what you should start doing, what you should stop doing, and what you should continue doing to achieve your goals.
August 4, 2023
The flow of work is a term used to describe the sequence of steps that are taken to complete a task or project. It's a process that defines how work is done, and it's an essential part of any organization. The flow of work can be a simple or complex process, depending on the task or project at hand.
August 2, 2023
Security breaches and cyber attacks are super common today. As a result, it is critical for organizations to invest in their cybersecurity and ensure that their employees are well-informed and prepared to prevent cyber threats. One thing that is often missed is the human side of securty, what companies increasingly refer to as human risk. One way to mitigate this risk is through security awareness training.
July 31, 2023
Employees are constantly on the move, and they expect access to training materials anytime and anywhere. Layer in remote work and the "on the move" aspect is even more a part of modern work.This is where extending your Learning Management System (LMS) to mobile becomes an imperative. By allowing your employees to access training materials on their smartphones, you can provide them with flexibility, convenience, and a better learning experience. With Haekka, where users can take training in any Slack app, including mobile, our data shows that about 3 out of 4 users take training on mobile devices, most commonly iOS devices.
July 28, 2023
If you're looking to improve your organization's training program, integrating your Learning Management System (LMS) with Slack and Okta can be incredibly valuable. Doing so can help you automate training assignments, improve communication, and make your training program more intelligent overall.