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Ransomware

What is ransomware?

Well, if some recent, devastating cyber attacks are any indication, it may be today’s phishing vector of choice. Just a few weeks ago, the city of Baltimore was hit by a massive ransomware attack from a virus called “Robbinhood.” The hackers demanded $76,000 from the city as ransom for the data they stole—in keeping with… Read more »

2019 OpenSesame User Conference Highlights

Highlights from 2019 OpenSesame User Conference

OpenSesame hosted more than 200 customers, course publishers and LMS companies at its annual user conference 11-12 September in Portland, Oregon.  This year’s conference centered on themes surrounding future skilling and developing leaders for a 21st century workforce, leveraging learning technology advancements in machine learning and artificial intelligence, maximizing elearning utilization, finding training budgets and… Read more »

OpenSesame and Appinium

OpenSesame Announces Partnership with Appinium to Deliver Curated eLearning on the Salesforce App Cloud

Enterprises can now deploy curated elearning content within Salesforce to maximize employee engagement and training impact PORTLAND, OR – 30 September 2019 – OpenSesame, the elearning innovator, has announced a partnership with Appinium, a leading provider of content distribution and tracking solutions on the Salesforce App Cloud, to deliver its curated 20,000+ elearning courses on… Read more »

OpenSesame 2019 Learning Excellence Awards

OpenSesame announces 2019 Learning Excellence Awards winners at annual user conference

Nine companies recognized for learning and development innovation, creativity and success  Portland, OR (17 September 2019) – OpenSesame, the elearning innovator, announced the winners of the first annual OpenSesame Learning Excellence Awards during their user conference last week in Portland, Oregon.  The Learning Excellence Awards program recognizes OpenSesame customers that leverage learning technology, creativity, innovation… Read more »

sexual harassment state training requirements

2019 State-specific sexual harassment training requirements (United States)

Sexual harassment affects more than just the employees involved—it affects your entire organization. Besides causing emotional duress and decreased performance, lawsuits resulting from sexual harassment are stressful and expensive. Sexual harassment prevention training can help build awareness as well as provide guidelines on what to do when encountering these situations. Not only is it the… Read more »

2019 user conference

OpenSesame User Conference brings together the enterprise learning ecosystem

More than 200 OpenSesame customers, course publishers and LMS companies gathered at the sold-out user conference in Portland, Oregon  Portland, OR (12 September 2019) – OpenSesame, the elearning innovator, hosted more than 200 customers, course publishers and LMS companies at its annual user conference 11-12 September in Portland, Oregon.  This year’s conference featured a keynote… Read more »

Mehdi Tounsi, Senior Regional Director Europe

OpenSesame Expands Internationally with Opening of New Office in London

eLearning Leader Appoints Industry Veteran to Head European Expansion Portland, Oregon — 5 September 2019 — OpenSesame, the elearning innovator, today announced the opening of a new office in London to strengthen the company’s partnerships and customer support in Europe. The company also appointed industry veteran Mehdi Tounsi as Senior Regional Director Europe to lead… Read more »