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HTTP Protocol Security for e-Learning Platforms


  • Nicoleta Magdalena Iacob


  • Costinela-Luminita Defta



Over the past years, e-learning portals helped teachers to streamline learning process, users to decrease associated costs involved in traditional learning process and in this way customer satisfaction was increased and the impact of this teaching method increased worldwide. In this paper we will present the basic components of an e-learning portal, categorize the most frequent security threats associated with those platforms and will show the basic protection techniques for the web server that host the e-learning application using the capabilities of a network device from a recognized leader in network security industry.

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  • Nicoleta Magdalena Iacob & Costinela-Luminita Defta, 2015. "HTTP Protocol Security for e-Learning Platforms," Knowledge Horizons - Economics, Faculty of Finance, Banking and Accountancy Bucharest,"Dimitrie Cantemir" Christian University Bucharest, vol. 7(3), pages 144-146, September.
  • Handle: RePEc:khe:journl:v:7:y:2015:i:3:p:144-146

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    1. Nicoleta Magdalena Iacob & Costinela-Lumini?a Defta, 2014. "Information Security for Web Services – Proactive and Reactive Security Techniques," Knowledge Horizons - Economics, Faculty of Finance, Banking and Accountancy Bucharest,"Dimitrie Cantemir" Christian University Bucharest, vol. 6(4), pages 135-138, December.
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    e-learning; Firewall; Security Threats; Web Server; httpJournal: Knowledge Horizons - Economics;

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    • L86 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Services - - - Information and Internet Services; Computer Software


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