Compass is PCI DSS Level One compliant. Is your school management system provider?

Posted by The Compass Team on 07/06/2019 1:39:39 PM


We are pleased to announce that Compass has achieved Level One compliance with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) - a key indicator of our commitment to ensuring the data of those who use Compass is kept secure.

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Topics: Regulation, Security, Compliance

Compass provides 'expert view from the industry' on school management systems

Posted by The Compass Team on 04/06/2019 4:43:06 PM

"Is your school management system doing a good job?" This was the question School News asked, inviting Compass representative Jon Mooney to provide an 'expert view from the industry' in their Term 2 issue.

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Federal Election 2019: What will the result mean for you?

Posted by Benjamin Conway on 28/05/2019 1:31:12 PM

Just before the 2019 Federal Election on Saturday May 18th, Compass Education published a blog outlining the education policy positions of the major political parties and some commentary on a number of the most prominent minor parties. In this follow-up blog, we'll recap the election results and what the Coalition's third term might mean for education policy throughout Australia.

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Topics: Education Policy, Funding, Compliance

Enabling Two-factor Authentication in your school

Posted by The Compass Team on 09/05/2019 3:34:00 PM

What is Two-factor Authentication (2FA)?

Two-factor authentication (2FA) is an identity verification feature employed in various online systems, notably by banks and financial institutions. 2FA conducts a non-invasive but highly effective “double check” when people sign in for the first time on a new device, sending them a unique Access Code (for example, via SMS) to make sure they are indeed the owner of the username and password provided.

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Topics: Security

Education policies in the Australian Federal Election 2019

Posted by The Compass Team on 09/05/2019 12:24:08 PM
 

With only 9 days to go until election day, here’s a handy round-up of the key education policies from the major political parties.

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Topics: Education Policy, Regulation, Funding

Two-factor Authentication Survey

Posted by The Compass Team on 01/05/2019 2:09:00 PM

To assist with the rollout of mandatory two-factor authentication (2fa) for Compass users at secondary schools in Victoria, a number of principals, technicians, IT managers and Compass sponsors at schools with 2fa currently enabled were contacted to offer feedback on the use of 2fa within their school community.

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Topics: Regulation, Security, Compliance

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