Identity Authentication and Proctoring Systems

Promoting Integrity While Protecting Privacy

The postsecondary education sector is a major market for commercial providers of identity authentication and remote proctoring systems. While the federal requirements related to the accreditation of institutions that offer online programs remain unchanged, institutions are proactively addressing the complex issues of student identity authentication and secure proctoring towards the dual goals of protecting institutional program integrity and protecting student privacy rights.  In addition, providers of identity and proctoring systems continue to upgrade the technologies and the processes of their products.  

This webcast features the CEO’s of three major providers of authentication and proctoring systems who will talk about student and faculty experiences in using their products and also will address important issues about protecting student privacy, how institutions are using these products as part of larger institutional commitment to integrity, and what the future of identity authentication may look like.  

Karen Solomon of the Higher Learning Commission will review current requirements versus the kinds of proactive policy and process actions institutions are taking to promote the integrity of their programs.  

This is the second of WCET’s three-part webcast series on educational technologies.  


Jeff MaynardJeff Maynard
Biometric Signature ID




Jarrod MorganJarrod Morgan




Karen SolomonKaren Solomon
Vice President for Accreditation Relations and Director,
Standard Pathway,
Higher Learning Commission



Doug WinnegDoug Winneg
Software Secure




Deb GearhartDeb Gearhart,
Vice Provost for eLearning and Strategic Partnerships,
Ohio University




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