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Is Blackboard Security an Issue?

According to a blog posted today, "millions of student exams, tests and data exposed".
Darren Pauli writes that Blackboard's Learn product contains "holes that allow students to change grades and download unpublished exams whilst allowing criminals to steal personal information".  The blog, published in Australia, reports that Blackboard initially ignored customer complaints before releasing a statement.

While the blog was published last nig...

Anupreeta Das of WSJ reports SunGard Investor is in "exclusive talks" to buy Blackboard

According to a story published just minutes ago, all but Providence Equity Partners have dropped out of negotiations with Blackboard.

In part, the article reads, "Buyout firm Providence Equity Partners is in exclusive talks to buy educational software company Blackboard."

The firm, Providence Equity Partners, holds a stake in SunGard, Hulu and others.  Providence Equity Partners is part of the group of investors that purchased SunGard in 2005. 

As a result of a number of confidentiality agreements, I am unable to comment or provide any opinion on this matter.  Sorry members!  I can only publish what's public information.


Vicki Tambellini

The Tambellini Group


Vendors and edu employees Steal edu1world IP. It's True.

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