Remark Test Grading Data and Security

Remark Test Grading is securely hosted and uses world-class security features to protect your data.

We understand that there is trepidation associated with moving to Cloud based applications. Rest assured, Remark Test Grading is hosted with Amazon Web Services and benefits from the industry leading security and scalability provided by the Amazon Cloud. We are happy to discuss our security policies with prospective customers.

Security Details

  • Hosted by Amazon Web Services
    • World’s leading provider of hosting services
  • Encryption of data
    • All inbound/outbound data in motion are encrypted
    • All data at rest are encrypted
    • Data stored in RAID 1 arrays
    • Backups are encrypted
  • User security
    • Unique user name/password required for user access to system
    • Users warned if using a password known to have been leaked to a third party
    • User passwords are encrypted and stored as a non-reversible, salted hash
    • Role-based access control to restrict user access
  • Physical security
    • Amazon Data center certifications
      • SOC 1/SSAE 16/ISAE 3402
      • SOC 2
      • SOC 3
      • FISMA, DIACAP, and FedRAMP
      • DOD CSM Levels 1-5
      • PCI DSS Level 1
      • ISO 9001/ISO 27001
      • ITAR
      • FIPS 140-2
      • MTCS Level 3
    • Data center secured using 2FA, video surveillance, intrusion detection, and 24/7 security personnel
    • Environmental controls and state-of-the-art fire detection and suppression systems
    • Magnetic storage devices are degaussed and physically destroyed at end of life
  • Availability
    • Fully Redundant IP connections and uses multiple Tier 1 Internet access providers
    • Quick failover for services and redundant hardware across multiple availability zones
    • Services auto-scale to meet demand
    • Backup generator and redundant UPS
    • Load balanced, stateless, redundant application services
  • Network security
    • Secure, layered, stateful firewalls restrict access to servers
    • Intelligent threat detection for malware and anti-virus
    • Persistent threat monitoring
    • Intrusion detection systems
    • Regular network audits and security assessments
    • Audit logs

Where is it Hosted?

  • Currently Remark Test Grading is hosted in data centers in:
    • United States of America
    • Canada
    • Europe
  • By default, where is my data stored?
    • USA (customers in USA, Central/South America, Africa, Asia, Australia, New Zealand)
    • Canada (customers in Canada)
    • Europe (customers in Europe, Middle East Region)
  • New customers may request to have their data stored in any of these data centers

What Data is Stored?

  • Instructor data stored
    • Instructor name
    • Instructor email address
    • Classes taught by instructor
  • Student data stored
    • Student name
    • Student ID
    • Student email address (optional)
    • Scores on exams
  • Eliminating data from the system
    • By default, data is stored in the system for up to 6 months after termination of account
      • Administrator can request data to be deleted sooner after termination
    • Instructors can delete their own data at any time
    • Administrators can delete any data at any time

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