Development and Application of a Proxy Server for Transparently, Digitally Signing E-Learning Content [chapter]

Christian J. Eibl, S H Basie von Solms, Sigrid Schubert
2007 IFIP International Federation for Information Processing  
Integrity as minimal requirement for successful protection of the learning process is neglected by most learning management systems. To implement integrity protection independent of existing e-learning systems we present the concept of a proxy server that digitally signs outgoing messages to the learning management systems and verifies the signature of incoming messages accordingly. We illustrate the architectural design and give specification details. Realization deliberations are outlined
more » ... respect to the hypertext transfer protocol. Finally, we discuss the approaches on the case study of the open-source learning management system MOODLE. Please use the following format when citing this chapter:
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-72367-9_16 fatcat:3ys6jrbwgve2bmhpvs3jvd47eu