Keeping Your Teaching Videos Constantly Safe is an Intricate Process

Edthena stores and protects a lot of sensitive data from schools like lesson plans,  teaching videos, and portfolios of practice. Because of this, protecting our users’ data is something we take very seriously. What we’re protecting against Edthena receives thousands of requests from clients over the internet every day. By “client,” we mean a program…

How Edthena is Prioritizing User Privacy

We’ve operated Edthena for five full academic years. In this time, we’ve focused on creating the most trusted set of tools to support teacher professional development. Trusted because our technology is reliable. Trusted because we deliver on our promises. Trusted because we fairly treat our users and their data. As we head into our sixth…

Response to Heartbleed Security Threat

Earlier this week, a security vulnerability known as Heartbleed was announced. This was an important event because Open SSL, the underlying library in question, powers security and encryption for approximately two-thirds of the internet including sites like your bank. First and foremost, we have no evidence that leads us to believe this vulnerability was used…

The Five Layers of Edthena Security

Preventing evildoers from getting their hands on your data comes in many forms: how we restrict access to our servers, how we interact with service providers, and how we transmit content to users.

Our users demand a place where their video and data are not only stored safely but also protected from unintended access. We believe we’ve built Edthena into the secured sharing platform that our users need.

Why YouTube isn’t a solution for classroom observation videos

When explaining Edthena to someone for the first time, the common question is why YouTube can’t be utilized to achieve the same end-goals. We’d like to think that there is a lot of value in the way we facilitate collaborative conversation on video. These are things that YouTube isn’t designed to do. But let’s assume…