December 07, 2023
Dec 12, 2023
· Press Release

Instructure Achieves Two More Certifications: ISO 27001 for Impact and SOC 2 for Canvas Catalog, Demonstrating Commitment to Quality and Security


Prestigious certifications demonstrate commitment to customer satisfaction and data security

SALT LAKE CITY — December 7, 2023 — Instructure, the leading learning platform and maker of Canvas, today announced the achievement of ISO 27001 certification for Impact by Instructure and SOC 2 attestation for Canvas Catalog. These reports underscore Instructure's unyielding dedication to the highest quality standards, data security, privacy and compliance in the edtech industry. As Instructure continues to drive innovation by making it easier for educators to improve outcomes, ensuring data integrity is a top priority.

ISO 27001 Certification for Impact

Instructure achieved ISO 27001 certification for Impact by Instructure, a globally recognized mark of excellence demonstrating its adherence to industry standards and best practices. This certification signifies Instructure's unwavering commitment to security management, continuous improvement, and customer focus. Key highlights of this achievement elevated information security, enhanced operational efficiency, increased customer trust, and improved business resilience. 

SOC 2 Attestation for Canvas Catalog

The company also announced the attainment of SOC 2 attestation for Canvas Catalog, a stringent standard set by the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA). This attestation verifies Instructure's effective information security policies and procedures, ensuring the secure management of customer data. Achievements include data security assurance, enhanced privacy measures, compliance with industry standards, and the bolstering of customer trust and confidence.

"These certifications highlight our commitment to providing our customers with the highest level of security and data privacy," said Yisehak Lemma, Chief Information Security and Privacy Officer at Instructure. "We build all of our products with security and data privacy in mind, and we are constantly working to improve our security posture."

Explore Instructure’s Credentials

For information about Intructure's credentials and the company’s commitment to data security and compliance, please visit the Instructure Trust Center.

About ISO:

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) is an independent, non-governmental international organization that develops and publishes a wide range of standards to ensure the quality, safety, and efficiency of products, services, and systems. ISO is a globally recognized mark of excellence, indicating an organization’s adherence to international standards and best practices. 

About SOC 2 Attestation:

SOC 2 is a stringent standard set by the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA), ensuring that service providers securely manage data to protect the interests and privacy of their customers. Achieving SOC 2 demonstrates an organization's commitment to data security, privacy, and compliance.

About Instructure

Instructure (NYSE: INST) powers the delivery of education globally and provides learners with the rich credentials they need to create opportunities across their lifetimes. Today, the Instructure ecosystem of products enables educators and institutions to elevate student success, amplify the power of teaching, and inspire everyone to learn together. With our global network of learners, educators, partners and customers, we continue to deliver on our vision to be the platform that powers learning for a lifetime and turns that learning into opportunities. We encourage you to discover more at


Brian Watkins
Corporate Communications