Tag Archives: Security

Instructure releases their third public security audit

In the fall of 2011 I made the following argument: We need more transparency in the LMS market, and clients should have access to objective measurements of the security of a solution.  To paraphrase Michael Feldstein’s suggestions from a 2009 post: … Continue reading

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Analysis of Instructure Security Testing

Instructure has engaged Securus Global to test the Canvas LMS product for security vulnerabilities. Instructure also invited me to be an independent observer – participating in the process and independently reporting on the testing and Instructure’s response to any vulnerabilities identified. Part … Continue reading

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Instructure Security Assessment Results

Instructure has engaged Securus Global to test the Canvas LMS product for security vulnerabilities.  Instructure has also invited me to be an independent observer – participating in the process and independently reporting on the testing and Instructure’s response to any vulnerabilities identified. … Continue reading

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Instructure Security Mid-Term

Instructure has engaged Securus Global to test the Canvas LMS product for security vulnerabilities.  Instructure has also invited me to be an independent observer – participating in the process and independently reporting on the testing and Instructure’s response to any vulnerabilities identified. … Continue reading

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Analysis of Blackboard Response to Recent Disclosure of Security Vulnerabilities

There’s been an interesting set of public relations based on the recent news of Blackboard security vulnerabilities.  SC Magazine’s Australian edition broke a story on September 16 about an investigation by two or more anonymous Australian universities working with a security firm, … Continue reading

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