Exam Monitor is an it-system that has developed for digital exam, in order to discourage from cheating.
Prior to exam, the student has to start the java based program Exam Monitor on his/her computer. The Exam Monitor client takes screendumps at random interval, and logs the processes that run on the computer. Data is stored centrally placed secure server.
This means that any exchange of information with other persons during exam is likely to be logged.
Exam Monitor only monitors files and processes that are active on the computer. Content in the file system is not monitored, if it is not opened during the exam. After exam the client stops, and monitoring does no longer take place. The student can log in to the server after exam, and see his/her own data. The data is kept for up to 5 years, and then deleted automatically.
You must login to access reports from Exam Monitor.
Reports are visible as soon as the exam stops and the Exam Monitor program has been switched off.
Exam monitor does the following on random intervals when running
Exam Monitor registers with screenshots what is happening on the client.
Exam Monitor check the content of the computer clipboard (copy/paste-function).
Registers clients network interface configuration i.e. ip configuration and mac addresses.
Exam Monitor verifies that it has connection to the central server.
Exam Monitor registers running processes on the clients.
The client detect whether it runs in a virtualized environment.
Communication between the client and server is encrypted. Access to registered information is only via secure protocols.
The client runs on most common desktop platform - Windows, Mac and Linux.
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