What is smart about the solution?
Smart Certificate provides educational organizations with a set of tools allowing to securely grant credentials to all their graduates while ensuring full privacy of their personal data.
Who should use it?
Smart Certificate allows educational organizations to quickly and securely grant credentials to their graduates/trainees and alumni. The latter benefit from a secure digital version of their credentials that they can share with recruiters and future employers.
Why should I use it?
Unique and secure, Smart Certificate protects the issuer brand by preventing fraud. Smart Certificate also drastically cuts down on administrative work. Producing duplicates and certificates, and handling recruiters' validation requests, are reduced to a minimum. In addition, Smart Certificate improves the process of creating and distributing credentials. It also offers valuable services to graduates by granting them access to their credentials any time, anywhere. Applying trust as an essential factor in the job market optimizes the recruiting process for both job seekers and recruiters.
What's innovative about Smart Certificate?
Smart Certificate innovation lies in the process of producing certified credentials, the certification and protection technology used for educational organizations and graduate data, and the centralization of services for educational organizations and their graduates.
How does it work?
Through a secure registration process, the educational organization can customize digital templates and grant certified credentials to graduates. Data is protected via activation emails. Once activated, the certified credentials are secured in the graduate’s personal account. Graduates can then share their certified credentials with recruiters or potential employers who can, in turn, easily verify the authenticity and integrity of such credentials.
Do I need to install anything?
Our motto is: ‘No hardware! No software! No headache!’ No installation is required at any stage while using Smart Certificate. Our entire system is designed to provide fully web-oriented – yet secure – services. There is no need for any additional application for either educational organizations or graduates.
How is my privacy protected?
When educational organizations grant certified credentials with Smart Certificate, all graduates' data are encrypted using state-of-the-art technology. No one is able to decipher personal information without a graduate's consent. Only once Smart Certificate's personal activation is triggered will data be deciphered and secured on a graduate's account.
Is it secure?
Security and privacy protection have been thought through at every stage of Smart Certificate. From validation of the academic account to security as defined in the PDF version of the digital certificate, Smart Certificate uses the highest standards in data security to offer the most reliable digital credentials to educational organizations, graduates and professional recruiters.
Is it possible to integrate Smart Certificate into my IT (legacy) system?
Yes! Smart Certificate also offers a set of secure web services to educational organizations and recruiters who want to integrate the digital certificate solution into their IT (legacy) systems. Integration of our web services takes no more than a few days to be operational.
How much does it cost?
If you are a graduate: it's FREE!! If you are an educational organization, registration is FREE. Granting certified credentials costs one credit per graduate. Whether your institution rewards 100 or 10,000 graduates a year, there is a Credit Plan suited to your needs.
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What are the backup solutions?
From their own account, educational organizations can export all the information provided to Smart Certificate about all their graduates. Each of them can save his or her credentials as a secured PDF file. Because the PDF file is signed with a trustworthy CDS certificate, it can be 100% trusted. Even if Smart Certificate services are temporarily unavailable, the PDF will always contain the CDS certificate guaranteeing its authenticity.