Proctor-U agrees to security audit thanks to inquiries by Senator Wyden

Sean Lyngaas reports:

A company whose software has been widely used to administer law school entrance exams during the coronavirus pandemic has agreed to an independent audit of the software after a U.S. senator raised cybersecurity concerns about the product.

Alabama-based ProctorU’s web-browser extension software has allowed people across the U.S. to take the LSAT exam from home during the pandemic. But Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., worried that that same accessibility, if left unsecured, could give cybercriminals a foothold onto test-takers’ devices.

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