- The host system that carries the e-learning courses must be robust and constantly available online
- The learning management system (LMS) must be securely hosted on a minimum dedicated virtual private server hosted in a secure tier III data centre, with redundant power and Internet feeds
- All server hardware must be protected by a hardware firewall appliance. Daily database backups and website data backups must be carried out and backups transmitted and stored offsite
- The LMS website must be secure with SSL certification using minimum 256bit encryption (e-commerce standard), ensuring all data entered is securely transmitted.