Security - Zywpeit puts security at the forefront, prioritising data and system security at all times

“From our mobile data networks to our cloud applications, we always utilise leading security technology to ensure customer, school and pupil data is kept secure and private at all times”

System Infrastructure - AES

The Zywpeit system makes use of AES encryption to help keep data secure, AES is short for Advanced Encryption Standard and is also known by its original name Rijndael. It is essentially a specification for the encryption of electronic data established by the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). AES has been adopted by the U.S. government and is now used worldwide, it supersedes and replaces the Data Encryption Standard (DES) which was published in 1977. The algorithm described by AES is a symmetric-key algorithm, meaning the same key is used for both encrypting and decrypting the data.

In the United States, AES was announced by the NIST as the preferred standard on November 26, 2001. This announcement followed a five-year standardization process in which fifteen competing designs were presented and evaluated, before the Rijndael cipher was selected as the most suitable.

AES became effective as a federal government standard on May 26, 2002, after approval by the Secretary of Commerce and is included in the ISO/IEC 18033-3 standard. AES is the first (and only) publicly accessible cipher approved by the National Security Agency (NSA) for top secret information when used in an NSA approved cryptographic module.

How Secure Is AES? - With current computer hardware it would take billions of years to brute force (guess the encryption key). Also, the algorithm authors calculate the best attack using their technique on AES with a 128 bit key requires the attacker to store 288 bits of data. That works out to about 38 trillion terabytes of data, which is more than all the data stored on all the computers on the planet as of 2016. As such, there are no practical implications on AES security.

Mobile / Data Network


Cloud Infrastructure

Zywpeit has partnered with AWS, a gobal leader in cloud services who makes sure security is the highest priority. As an AWS partner, our customers and zywpeit end users all benefit from a data center and network architecture built to meet the requirements of the most security-sensitive organizations, this allows us to scale and innovate, while maintaining a secure environment.

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Parent Portal

Monitor your child’s movements and location when boarding and disembarking the school buses from your mobile phone, tablet or pc using your own secure log in facility.

School Portal

School staff can easily monitor and record students boarding and disembarking from school buses and their location from a secure log in facility from their mobile phone, tablet or pc.

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