Security & Compliance

Think your school is safe?

Review these statistics on data breaches in education to get a better feel for the risks. Full information is available by viewing the entire infographic below.

School Statistics


Cost of data breach in the education space (per record)


Of breaches in schools were by a student or staff member


Of schools reported a physical breach

Three Types of Risk

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Data Loss

10,241,581 exposed records in the education space since 2005

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Financial Loss

$2,210,000,000,000 total transaction volume charged on credit cards in 2012

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Reputation Loss

232.4 million identities exposed worldwide in 2011

Security Designations

FACTS is SSAE 18 audited and PCI DSS Level 1 validated.

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FACTS is SSAE 18 audited.

The Statement of Standards for Attestation Engagement is an audit standard designed for third-party service organizations. The SSAE 18 results of vendor service organizations are used in audits of many institutions, and they address all aspects of the service organization’s control environment. FACTS is SSAE 18 Audited on an annual basis.

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FACTS is PCI DSS level 1 validated.

The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS, or more commonly, PCI) are a set of standards set forth by the four major card associations to protect cardholder data. All merchants and processors need to have physical, electronic, and procedural controls in place to ensure that cardholder data is stored and handled securely at all times. FACTS is PCI Level One Compliant.