Mapping The Future Of Online Proctoring: Integrity, Security, And Privacy In The New Normal

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Brief Abstract

The pandemic has presented unprecedented challenges – but it has also spurred innovation and creative thinking as institutions and providers seek to support students in a rapidly changing landscape. In this session, team members from the country’s leading online test security company will discuss lessons learned from six months of collaboration.

Presenters

Ryan has accumulated over 18 years in the educational sales space, spanning the start-up and large Fortune 100 arenas. At Examity, he is responsible for the growth and success of the company’s most dynamic clients in higher education. Ryan has extensive experience working with large, diversified university systems, such as Texas A&M System, the Colorado Community College System, and the University of California Office of the President. He has honed his expertise in working with schools that involve a variety of stakeholders, with diverse and ever-evolving online learning landscapes. Prior to joining Examity in 2016, Ryan was the Head of Business Development at the Bloomberg Institute.
Scott has more than 30 years of technology leadership experience in cybersecurity and the broader software industry, giving him an acute ability to understand and map organizational needs to security models, architectures, solutions, and technologies. At Examity, Scott drives the organization's security strategy, balancing the need for test-taker privacy and exam integrity. He is dedicated to building trust with Examity's user community through transparent security policies, principles, practices, and procedures. Prior to joining Examity in 2019, Scott held senior management positions at Protinuum, Mitre Corporation, Quova, Navient Corporation, and VERITAS Software. An influential leader and communicator, Scott has authored many thought pieces on cybersecurity, is a member of several industry consortia, and sits on a number of advisory boards.
Cheryl has more than 5 years of experience working with the needs of higher education clients. At Examity, she works directly with some of the country’s leading colleges and universities and is able to foresee the needs of the client base to provide the best experience possible. Prior to joining Examity in 2015, Cheryl was a Relationship Manager and Marketing Coordinator for a large tuition payment plan provider. In her dual roles, Cheryl managed the day-to-day needs of the client, along with promoting the growth of the product line.
Shailu has 21 years of proven experience building Edtech solutions. At Examity, he ensures that the company’s technology strategy and operations properly serve the core business objective to build a best-in-class test integrity solution with an intuitive user experience. Shailu provides leadership for the company within technology, solution development, and all strategic areas. Prior to co-founding Examity in 2013, Shailu was the director of enterprise education solutions at Xerox, where he had the unique distinction of being recognized as the top-performing employee worldwide.

Extended Abstract

Though enrollments in online education have been steadily increasing for years, no one could have predicted the meteoric adoption of online learning in 2020 in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis. The pandemic has, of course, presented unprecedented challenges – but it has also spurred innovation and creative thinking as institutions and providers seek to support students in a rapidly changing landscape. In this session, team members from the country’s leading online test security company will discuss lessons learned from six months of collaboration, including:

  • The adoption of online proctoring at warp speed, and its ramifications for students and institutions
  • Effective measures to protect privacy and maintain security - Communication best practices for instructors and test-takers
  • What the future may hold – in 2021 and beyond

Hear from a panel of Examity experts in a variety of areas – product, account management, and security – as they walk through lessons learned from 2020 and discuss what to expect both now and in the future.