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Our mission is to protect the integrity
of online learning through the
responsible use of proctoring
technology and services.

Blog

Our blog delves into the integrity issues impacting online education today. At the same time – we also explore the role remote proctoring technology plays in not only improving the quality of distance education, but protecting its integrity. Take a look at the articles below to gain insight into our perspective as well as company updates.

  • July 08, 2010

Integrity and Enforcement

The New York Times article, To Stop Cheats, Colleges Learn Their Trickery highlighted the University of Central Florida’s use of video cameras monitoring test-takers at the business school testing center as one of many ways schools are using technology to prevent cheating. The piece brought to the main stream many issues being debated inside academic […]

  • August 05, 2009

Student Authentication Does Not Prevent Cheating

The Brownsville Herald reported earlier this week about a case of gross academic fraud discovered within the office of Distance Learning at University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College (“UTB-TSC”). (Herald Article) The Chronicle of Higher Education wrote that “former student employees of the Office of Distance Education, which manages Blackboard, confessed to […]

  • August 04, 2009

100% Success Rate for Bar Exam Laptop Program

One Thousand people took the essay portion of the New Jersey bar exam this July using their own laptop computers running Securexam software. Other than three people who did not have functioning power cords, every exam candidate successfully submitted an electronic exam file.

  • July 07, 2009

How a University chose to require Securexam Remote Proctor for its entire online program.

Below is a link the a paper published in the MERLOT Journal of Online Learning and Teaching describes the process undertaken by the University of West Alabama to evaluate and ultimately choose to deploy the Securexam Remote Proctor system throughout the University’s entire online program.

  • June 19, 2009

It’s About Brand and Integrity Not Just Authentication

The public discussion around the language contained in the legislation reauthorizing the higher education act, requiring distance learning programs to demonstrate how they are authenticating their online students, serves as a good opportunity to talk about our Securexam Remote Proctor System. Many publications have described Securexam Remote Proctor as being built to address the new […]

  • June 03, 2009

Software Secure has rejoined the conversation

All of us working at Software Secure have agreed to use this blog to openly discuss the important trends we hope to influence in education and testing technology. This blog has been quiet for some time, while we focused on developing our products and supporting our customers. Now we hope to dedicate some time each […]