Software Secure Named CODiE Award Finalist for Second Consecutive Year

Remote Proctor Now up for Best Postsecondary Enterprise Solution: Distance learning exams proctored by computer and webcam
March 22, 2012 - PRLog -- Software Secure, Inc., a pioneer in secure, computer-based testing solutions, was announced as a finalist for the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) 27th Annual CODiE Awards. Software Secure’s Remote Proctor Now Solution was named as a finalist in the category: Best Postsecondary Enterprise Solution.

Remote Proctor Now is a cost-effective, on-demand testing solution for any group size, from one test instance to thousands. A webcam-based solution, Remote Proctor Now is quick to deploy and easy to use, providing an effective alternative to testing centers, personal proctors, and other inconvenient methods of securing the online testing environment. Students can take tests at their convenience, in the comfort of their own homes, using their own computer and a webcam. Remote Proctor Now eliminates the need for acquiring new hardware or software, student set-up and scheduling. Remote Proctor Now collects and stores the video from the students webcam, creates a video stream of everything displayed on the student’s computer screen, and the exam-time audio feed. Using the robust back-end technology and services associated with the gold-standard Remote Proctor Pro solution, each Remote Proctor Now exam video and audio record is reviewed by multiple Certified Video Review Specialists, protecting the academic integrity of every online exam.

“We are honored to be a finalist for the second consecutive year in the CODiE Awards,” said Douglas M. Winneg, founder and CEO of Software Secure. “Remote Proctor Now was designed from inception to bring integrity to distance learning programs, without sacrificing student convenience. Being recognized as a finalist validates our approach, and brings us great confidence that along with our 2012 CODiE award for our Remote Proctor Pro offering, we truly have best of breed solutions for every institution’s secure testing needs,” said Winneg.

This year for the first time, nominated products were reviewed exclusively by educators who conducted their evaluations through live product demonstrations, trial access, and auxiliary documentation. The winners will be announced on Monday, May 7, at the CODiE Awards Reception and Dinner held each year in conjunction with the Ed Tech Industry Summit.

To learn more about Remote Proctor Now's features and how it delivers test convenience while assuring exam integrity, register for a Webinar on March 28 at 2 PM ET here .

About Software Secure:

Software Secure is a leading provider of secure and cost-effective computer-based testing solutions for traditional and distance learning environments in higher education and certification programs. With a suite of products that provide robust authentication and tiered-levels of security, institutions can now achieve secure, convenient and scalable exam integrity wherever or whenever exams are administered. A  2011 CODiE Award winner in the Best Mobile Education category for its Remote Proctor Pro Solution, academic institutions trust Software Secure for solutions that help them achieve regional and national accreditation standards including those found in the HEOA 2008. To learn more about our perspective, please visit Software Secure’s corporate blog at (
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