Introducing Proctorio’s New and Improved Policy Center

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By: Mike Olsen, Founder & CEO For the past year, the Proctorio team has been hard at work redesigning the policies that govern Proctorio’s interactions with educational institutions, institution representatives, and end users around the world. And now, we’re excited to announce the launch of Proctorio’s new and improved Policy Center! At Proctorio, we believe … Read more

Proctorio Achieves ISO 27001:2013 Information Security Certification

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Proctorio is excited to announce that we have successfully achieved the ISO 27001:2013 Information Security Certification! To demonstrate our dedication to information security, Proctorio has become the first learning integrity platform to receive ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certification. Proctorio has received third-party accreditation in accordance with the published International Standards Organization criteria. A-LIGN, the third-party auditor that … Read more

Proctorio Becomes SOC 2 Type 1 Compliant Proctoring Provider

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After stringent security auditing in collaboration with A-LIGN, we’re excited to announce that Proctorio has successfully completed an independent SOC 2 Type 1 Audit!  A-LIGN, a licensed CPA firm with 20 years of SOC experience, evaluated Proctorio’s system design, production environment, and internal processes and procedures and produced a comprehensive report evaluating Proctorio’s Platform as … Read more

Enhanced Encryption and Security Features for Fall Semester 2020

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By Mike Olsen, CEO To ensure Proctorio stays ahead of the latest security threats, we are updating our security platform with a variety of enhancements:   We have hardened the key derivation method used to generate the Zero-Knowledge Encryption encryption keys. Moving forward, we increased the number of math operations used to generate keys by 9,900%. … Read more

Why Proctorio Requests Certain Browser Permissions

By Mike Olsen, CEO To preserve the privacy of test takers around the world taking exams with Proctorio, we have purposefully designed our software to limit the information we can access. This includes refraining from using facial recognition and implementing Zero-Knowledge Encryption, ensuring that only institution-approved individuals have access to the encryption keys needed to … Read more

Why Proctorio does not use facial recognition

By Mike Olsen CEO Advances in machine learning over the last decade have greatly improved image search and comparison technologies. These advances have given rise to several different types of authentication products. The most frequently mentioned of these products is facial recognition, no doubt because of its incredible potential as well as its undeniable ethical, … Read more

How Proctorio approaches data security and test taker privacy

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By Mike Olsen CEO At Proctorio, we are proud that administrators at 850+ institutions around the world trust us to be their partner as we develop high-quality, high-integrity online education experiences for learners around the world. Being an education technology provider means that institutions use our technology in scenarios where very sensitive data changes hands, … Read more