What are YOU doing about GDPR?

estela choclanBlog

As a professional in a market that exists to support people and their data you will no doubt be well aware that GDPR is now firmly on the horizon. This short acronym is a bit like an iceberg – it looks like you should be able to navigate safely around it but in truth you know there’s much, much more … Read More

Certificate Fraud: a Resolution

james holfordBlog

Not all of us are the type to have made a New Year’s resolution. Perhaps everything in your life is already perfectly in place (lucky you), or you already possess the will to achieve your goals without a ritualised resolution. Maybe you’re unwilling to set yourself up for inevitable disappointment, or maybe… you just think the whole thing is a … Read More

Protecting certificates. Preserving reputations.

james holfordBlog

Following the government’s commitment in June 2015 to crackdown on bogus university degree certificates by prosecuting and taking down fraudulent websites, it was encouraging to see this week’s BBC news, reporting that more than 40 fraudulent websites have recently been shut down. The sites closed included those selling authentic-looking certificates using the names of real British universities. Others were providers … Read More

Head On #02

james holfordBlog

Welcome to the second issue of Head On, EmergeSecure’s newsletter for professionals in the Awarding Bodies & Education sector. Inside this issue… 

Welcome, Ecertsecure

james holfordBlog

The face of certification is changing. As the world moves ever faster into the digital realm, the way in which certificates are issued, shared and verified is in transition – and it’s connectivity that’s the driving force. Modern certificates depend on numerous connections throughout their lifetime. Student data needs to connect to certificate software. Certificate software must connect to the … Read More