Solutions for Education
Higher education is responsible for nearly 25% of all the 250M data breaches in the US, so it’s important to protect students from having their identities stolen and meet the student identity verification requirements as outlined in the the 2008 Education Act guidelines. BSI offers a simple, affordable solution that does not require hardware and exceeds the evolving identity management policies for student integrity in distance education.
With online enrollment increasing 12% annually, BSI’s solutions can be used efficiently in distance learning environments including discussion groups, attendance checking, paper submissions, or accessing personal student files.
Student “Identity Proofing” Solution
Click to read more about the successful pilot at Houston Community College
BioSig-ID™ captures the way the student moves/draws their secret code with their mouse when they enroll in the system and creates a profile that is used to compare their signature using random, periodic, challenges. The student also enrolls in BSI’s second layer of “identity proofing” Click-ID an image pattern recognition technology. The integrated solution offers a unique closed loop that allows the student ability to perform an automatic password re-set and avoid costly help desk calls.
- Necessary compliance with the intent of the revised education act (HEOA 2008 Education Act Section 496 (20 U.S.C. 1099b)
- Independent lab testing confirms a 99.97% accuracy = 3x > than national standards
- Provides a replacement for physical proctoring and the high costs to administer
- Provides the most cost effective solution versus current security questions or web cam technology
- Provides a solution to be a budget gain for the institution
- Requires no additional hardware, so scalability can be immediate
- Offers a site license so it is easy to budget
Code of Conduct or FERPA Electronically Signed Documents
Reduce academic dishonesty by implementing best practices with uSignOnline™ whether in person or remote, every student can electronically sign a Code of Conduct form and create a binding commitment.
Read the white paper: The Influence of Student Code of Conduct on Academic Integrity
uSignOnline™ enables students to sign any document that requires a signature online like Ferpa or code of conduct forms, using just a mouse, stylus or touchpad in minutes.
- BSI represents the new technology that creates the highest possible deterrent in the fight to reduce academic dishonesty
- uSignOnline™ saves time and money without the need for faxing, scanning or mailing of documents
- Automatic creation of detailed audit trail provides proof of authorization of action and easy reference
- Ask us about our new electronic Student Code of Conduct form for students to easily sign online
Additional Case Studies / White Papers
BSI has been tested in several pilots including at the University of Texas, University of Maryland University College in addition to the published pilot study from Houston Community College above. (click links to download studies)
Biometric Signature ID has also been featured in Biometric Technology Today, outlining the use of dynamic biometrics as a viable solution to Identity Proofing and verification.
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Solutions for Education
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