Security in E-Learning

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Springer Science & Business Media, Mar 30, 2006 - Computers - 185 pages

As e-learning increases in popularity and reach, more people are taking online courses and thus need to understand security issues relevant to this topic. Security in E-Learning discusses typical threats to e-learning projects and introduces how these issues have been and should be addressed. This knowledge is essential to conduct a security risk analysis effectively, because participants need to be aware of common threats, protection mechanisms and effort/cost issues. Based on the security risk analysis, appropriate preventive measures are thoroughly discussed in this book.

Security in E-Learning is designed for a professional audience composed of researchers and practitioners in industry and IT professionals. This volume is also suitable for upper undergraduate-level and graduate-level students in computer science.

 

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Contents

List of Figures
5
Authors
13
Teachers 21
20
Managers
35
2
38
4
48
Students
49
InDepth
55
3
94
Network Connections
101
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109
Access
111
Auditing
123
Cryptography
131
PGP Pretty Good Privacy
157
Plagiarism Detection and Prevention
167

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58
regression Loh99
69
Security Risk Analysis
73
Bibliography
177
Index
183
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