Watermark Achieves TX-RAMP Level 2 Certifications, Demonstrating Commitment to Security Compliance

AUSTIN, Texas — (BUSINESS WIRE) — Watermark, a leading provider of software solutions for higher education, today announced it has achieved TX-RAMP Level 2 Certifications for its Watermark Student Success & Engagement, Watermark Student Learning & Licensure, Watermark Course Evaluations & Surveys, Watermark Faculty Success, Taskstream, and TK20 solutions.

“Receiving the TX-RAMP Level 2 Certification is not just a milestone for Watermark but a clear testament to our unwavering commitment to safeguarding the data and privacy of the institutions we serve,” said Darren Bauer Kahan, Chief Product and Technology Officer at Watermark. “Security is foundational to the trust our institutions place in us, and this achievement underscores our pledge not only to meet but exceed the stringent security standards required in today’s digital age.”

The Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) established TX-RAMP in 2021 to standardize its approach for security assessment, authorization, and continuous monitoring of cloud computing services for its technology partners that handle state agencies’ data. To earn Level 2 Certifications, Watermark underwent a rigorous evaluation process that assessed various aspects of its operations, processes, and adherence to industry best practices. The successful attainment of TX-RAMP Level 2 demonstrates Watermark’s dedication to the highest data privacy and security standards while servicing the higher education industry.

“We are thrilled our solutions received TX-RAMP’s Level 2 Certification status, which reaffirms Watermark’s commitment to compliance in every facet of our business,” added Torie Orton, General Counsel of Watermark. “This news validates the hard work and dedication of our entire team to meet and exceed industry compliance standards.”

The TX-RAMP certifications will enhance Watermark’s reputation within the higher education industry in Texas and instill confidence in current and prospective clients, partners, and stakeholders throughout the country. The company remains dedicated to continuous improvement and will use this achievement as a stepping stone for future advancements and growth.

Click here to access the TX-RAMP Certified Cloud Product List.

About Watermark

Watermark gives higher education institutions the tools they need to easily track, manage, and examine their data. For over twenty years, colleges and universities have used Watermark solutions to complete assessment and accreditation requirements, capture and analyze student feedback, showcase faculty accomplishments, and improve student engagement. Watermark’s Educational Impact Suite (EIS) puts data into context so faculty and staff can focus on what really matters: institutional and student success. Learn why Watermark is trusted by over 1,700 colleges and universities to support continuous improvement at www.watermarkinsights.com.

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