Tests and other forms of assessment give important insight into key human characteristics that drive performance. These tools are used widely in both business and educational settings, with the goals of their use ranging from low stakes (such as personal insight and development) to extremely high stakes (such as selection or promotion into coveted job positions). The fairness and accuracy of tests are critical to enable valid inferences about human behavior and to protect examinees from the misuse of test results. For this reason, psychologists have a professional and ethical obligation to ensure the security of these processes and materials at all times. Test security in this context refers to the continuous maintenance and control of all test materials within a testing program by only ...

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