The TrustED platform will present a secured ecosystem that will facilitate and enable academic institutions the ability to safely store credentials and certificates cryptographically through the use of the IPFS storage mechanism. Institutions will procure benefits, as this distributed ledger mechanism is immune from any scope of security attacks or system downtime.
Utilizing a digital autonomous platform, academic institutions will have reduced overhead costs via minimizing the corresponding administrative costs associated with employer queries, or centralized database maintenance fees.
Institutions can protect their brand as they are now assured no one is falsely claiming to have attended or received academic credentials from their institutions.
The platform will ensure the permanency of academic credentials, minimizing any risks associated with misplacing or losing the credentials due to external or human errors during the manual handling process.
Institutions will have the ability to verify the academic credentials of students coming in from abroad, or from academic institutions that are no longer contactable (Specifically targeted for International Students studying abroad)
Through the digital platform, there is now no need for the re-printing of certificates/diplomas.
Institutions will have the ability to charge for academic credential verification checks, creating an additional revenue stream
Students will now have 24/7 access to a digital copy of their academic credentials, reducing any risk associated with losing a paper copy.
The TrustED platform will ensure that the academic credentials of the recipients will permanently be intact and in immutable form. This will minimize any risks associated with losing your credentials in the future.
In the instance individuals need to share their academic credentials in an immediate circumstance they will be able to do so via the TrustED application. This is particularly useful in the instance an employee needs to share their academic qualifications with their employer, or a student moves to study abroad and needs to provide their current academic credentials.
With the academic credentials being stored through IPFS it will utilize cryptographic encryption mechanisms, ensuring the individual maintains full control over who can view and access their credentials.
Employers and other verifying parties are assured that the academic credentials of individuals are legitimate and have not been tampered or altered with in any way.
Employers for example will now have the ability to instantly verify and access the academic credentials of an employee or employee candidate.
Through the ability to instantly verify and access the academic credentials of an individual, employers and verifying parties will now reduce costs and time delays that are associated with the current verification method.