Mesh is recognized by the Internet Keep Safe Coalition as meeting stringent student data and privacy standards.
September 8, 2017—Mesh has earned the iKeepSafe Privacy FERPA Badge. This certification signifies that Mesh has been proactively and independently assessed by iKeepSafe, an experienced privacy protection organization.
iKeepSafe Privacy Certifications simplify privacy compliance for education technology vendors, and make it easy for schools to identify websites, apps, data management platforms, and other technology products that follow various privacy laws governing student data. Products that carry the iKeepSafe badge provide educators and parents with assurance that the product meets iKeepSafe’s standards in the areas of privacy, safety, and security.
Mesh is the first fully integrated real-time communication platform for Higher Education Institutions. Mesh facilitates seamless interpersonal communication both on and off campus amongst students, faculty, and administration. Institutions using Mesh report increases in classroom & campus engagement, classroom & campus inclusion, student & faculty retention, classroom & campus experience, network size, and overall success.
“Security and online privacy are the most important aspects of creating online technology. We are extremely thankful to work with such an experienced, knowledgeable organization in iKeepSafe to ensure Mesh upholds the highest security standards to comply with FERPA.” said Mesh Co-Founder Mack Myers. “We are happy to inform our customers and future customers that they can have complete confidence in Mesh to protect student privacy and data and provide a seamless user experience for their students & faculty.”
“By earning the iKeepSafe Privacy FERPA Badge, Mesh has demonstrated their absolute dedication to safeguarding student data,” said iKeepSafe President Holly Hawkins. “Users can feel assured that this product meets iKeepSafe’s quality standard of data privacy protection.”
For over a decade, iKeepSafe has been a trusted resource for schools and parents looking for balanced information about safe and healthy use of connected technologies. For more information about Mesh, please visit https://meshmycampus.com/ and to view iKeepSafe’s list of assessed products visit https://ikeepsafe.org/products/.
The Internet Keep Safe Coalition (iKeepSafe) certifies digital products as compliant with state and federal requirements for handling protected personal information. It helps organizations achieve and maintain compliance through product assessments, monthly monitoring, annual training, and assistance with remediation.
Governors, First Spouses, and State Attorneys General from throughout the United States joined with law enforcement agencies, and child safety advocates in the formation of the Internet Keep Safe Coalition (iKeepSafe) a national effort promoting the safe and healthy use of technology. iKeepSafe was founded by Jacalyn S. Leavitt, former First Lady of Utah, in 2005. Over the past decade, iKeepSafe has evolved into a leading organization trusted internationally by families, educators, and industry.
Mesh is the future of digital communication both on and off campus. Institutions currently rely on antiquated email systems for communication, which results in spammed inboxes, missed messages, low response rates, long response times, miscommunications, and unnecessary stress. With Mesh, these problems disappear.
Using data integration and real-time messaging, Mesh brings every member of an Institution into a unified platform for modern, efficient, and reliable group and individual communication and collaboration.
Students have the freedom to collaborate with their classmates, professors, peers, student organizations, and dorm residents, all without having to acquire personal phone numbers or emails.
Faculty have the ability to be more accessible to their students and collaborate with their classes and colleagues.
Administrators have the ability to deploy targeted mass announcements for events, emergencies, and other various informational messages.
All members have the ability to explore campus offerings, information, and people.