Seven Basic Security Checks for Evaluating Educational Platforms
FPF has produced a checklist to assist parents and schools in considering the “basics” of security standards on new ed tech products and services they may be considering or using. In on-line security, there is unfortunately no “one size fits all” solution, but with so many products and services available, this checklist is designed to provide some initial key triggers of areas that either meet a basic threshold, or might serve as discussion points for further review with the company involved.
Student Privacy Pledge – Hits 150!
The Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) and the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) are pleased to recognize that the Student Privacy Pledge reached the milestone of 150 education …
The Student Privacy Pledge and Security
We know it is critical for ed tech companies to get security right. The Student Privacy Pledge developed by FPF and SIIA requires signatories to maintain “a comprehensive security program that is reasonably designed to protect the security . . . of personal student information . . . appropriate to the sensitivity of the information.” […]
Student Privacy Pledge Crosses Milestone with 100 Signatories
Media Contacts: FPF: Nicholas Graham, (571) 291-2967, [email protected] SIIA: Sabrina Eyob, (202) 789-4480, [email protected] PR Agency: Farrah Kim, (202) 568-8986, [email protected] STUDENT PRIVACY PLEDGE CROSSES MILESTONE WITH 100 SIGNATORIES Responsible Privacy Practices Affirmed by Growing Number of Ed-Tech Companies WASHINGTON, D.C. – Wednesday, February 4, 2015 – The Future of Privacy Forum […]
Student Privacy Pledge Hits 90 Signers!
We are pleased to announce that as of today, additional signatories to the FPF/SIIA Student Privacy Pledge include Aegis Identity, Agency for Student Health Research, Avepoint, besimpler, CPSI Ltd., Google, Khan Academy, Kidhoo, makkajai, MMS, National Student Clearinghouse, Navvie, Ripple Effects, Student Lap Tracker, and Tools4Ever.
President Obama Backs FPF-SIIA Student Privacy Pledge
President Obama today strongly endorsed the Student Privacy Pledge, calling for more companies to make a firm commitment to using student data only …
White House Office of Science and Technology Policy blog
We are pleased to see the White House Office of Science and Technology take note of the Student Privacy Pledge. Read more at Promoting Innovation and …
K-12 Student Privacy Pledge Announced
Today Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) and Software and Information Industry Association (SIIA) provided the following press release. Additional FPF Resources and Publications on this topic are listed …