Security and privacy have highly cared for different entities that make sure to issue a legislature that protects that matter. In the United States of America exists the FERPA regulation or, Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, to ensure that institutions take care of this aspect. In order to achieve LMS FERPA compliance, an LMS platform must ensure that its interface and protocols are directed to be reliable and safe with every version.
FERPA, Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, protects the information of students and their families that is managed in educational environments, it includes specifications for control and management the access to information through permissions or roles that users, instructors, and administrators have to grant and access respectively to the data.
LMS FERPA Compliance defines the way in which information about students and their families is safeguarded and accessed for educational institutions that receive funds from the United States government. This regulation contains a set of laws created to protect the privacy and security of users’ information within the network, some of them are regulations such as HIPAA, Part 11, GDPR, among others.