Nymi | September 14, 2020
Nymi, Inc., today announced availability of its Version 3.0 workplace wearable wristband, which now enables multiple industries to incorporate Nymi's password-less technology with applications that ensure the health, safety, and security of connected workers. The Nymi Band ensures zero-trust security principles and access control using fingerprint and heartbeat biometrics enabling a range of use cases that includes COVID-19 social distancing and contact tracing among others. According to IDC, digital transformation (DX) spending will approach $1.3 trillion in 2020, with digitally-enhanced workers becoming more effective and functional by at least 35% next year. Workplace wearables for connected workers have become a vital component of DX strategies and are projected to exceed $60 billion globally by 2022 (Deloitte). The Nymi Band addresses the challenges of digitally led initiatives that, coupled with unprecedented obstacles from the COVID-19 pandemic, require a unique approach to employee health, safety, and security.
RECRUITMENT & RETENTION
CareerWise | February 07, 2022
On February 3rd, youth apprenticeship program leader, CareerWise Colorado, joined hands with CompTIA Apprenticeships for Tech to create new career paths in information technology (IT) for young people.
CareerWise Colorado’s USDOL registered national program standards aim to meet the staffing needs for in-demand IT occupations. This aligns with CompTIA’s recently established National Guideline Standards that strive to expand training and certification opportunities in IT to people from groups that are under-represented in the IT workforce.
"Youth apprenticeship can be transformational. We've seen it transform the lives of students through opportunity, and change how businesses access early-career talent. CareerWise's partnership with CompTIA further strengthens the mark of quality training–multiplying the value of apprenticeship for employers and apprentices and paves the way for the next generation of technology talent."
-Noel Ginsburg, CareerWise founder and CEO.
"There is a place for anyone in today's tech workforce, where creativity, personality, and versatility are just as important as technical skills. Together with CareerWise Colorado, we will help young people enhance their current skills and talents with technical and business training and professional certifications that will ready them for careers as IT professionals."
-Amy Kardel, senior vice president for workforce relationships at CompTIA
The National Guidelines Standards by CompTIA are the basis of the training and instruction for the apprenticeship program. Participating employers will have access to a wide and inclusive talent pool. With registered apprenticeships for technology jobs, businesses have the opportunity to train and upskill their existing workforce while recruiting new IT professionals.
Action1 Corporation | November 04, 2020
Action1 Corporation, a Cloud-based endpoint security management provider, reported that Action1 administration is presently free, with no usefulness restrictions, for up to 10 endpoints. The Cloud administration permits to execute far off help of at-home representatives and authorize a similar IT security principles as in office-based conditions.
Supporting the work-from-home model is one the greatest IT challenges in the midst of COVID-19. As indicated by CIO Magazine from IDG, it is critical to have standard innovation arrangement at home, anyway home office arrangements may have helpless network, unapproved programming and need appropriate security patches [source]. Associations utilizing Action1 can authorize similar IT systems and actualize timetables of security fixing for distant representatives telecommuting - similarly well concerning their office-based workers.
The Action1 free Cloud offering includes:
- Security patch management to manage OS and 3rd party app updates.
- Remote desktop for remote assistance and unattended remote access.
- Software deployment and distribution from the Cloud.
- Remote endpoint management, real-time reporting and more.
- Entirely free for up to 10 endpoints. All features, no ads.
"Action1 is a great remote management tool," said Marc Rodriguez, Systems Consultant with ABQ Salons. "All-in-one system for patching, software installs, remote desktop, and it works great to support users working from home, who don't connect to the main office VPN."
"The new normal of remote work requires new approaches to IT security," said Mike Walters, President of Action1 Corporation. "The existing on-premise technologies were not designed for now-typical IT environments consisting of loosely connected home offices. But even the smallest organizations using Action1's free Cloud platform can now implement the same level of security and control for their diverse remote workforces, ensuring adequate protection from cyberattacks."
About Action1 Corporation
Action1 provides a cloud-based endpoint security platform that enables patch management, remote access and management, software deployment, IT asset inventory and reporting, and more. Founded in 2016 by Netwrix cybersecurity veterans Alex Vovk and Mike Walters, Action1 is used by companies worldwide as a working alternative to traditional on-premise solutions that are no longer functional in remote workforce scenarios.