Create secure sites with Moodle using Packt's new book

March 2011 | Content Management, Moodle, Open Source

Moodle Security is a new book from Packt that shows readers how to install and configure Moodle in the most secure way possible. Written by Darko Miletic, this book will assist Moodle administrators and teachers to protect their students and staff by securing their site from online attacks and hacks.

Moodle is a free web application that educators can use to create effective online learning sites. It is designed to help educators create online courses with a focus on interaction and collaborative construction of content. Its open source license and modular design allows developers to create additional modules and features.

Moodle Security will throw light on how readers can use CAPTCHA to make sure that humans and not Spambots are creating new accounts on their Moodle site. Furthermore, they learn how to configure their PHP and Apache servers to protect their Windows and Linux systems from malicious threats. Besides this, readers will realize how to assign the most appropriate permissions to different files and create custom roles to control who accesses what.

Using this book, users will be able protect their site from external attacks with secure HTTP and organize regular anti-virus scans to ensure no new risks have been introduced to the system. Educators will be able to monitor the security of Moodle easily with notifications and security reports and minimize the downtime of Moodle in the case of actual damage.

Packed with practical examples, and dedicated chapters to discuss different security threats and how to tackle them, this book is ideal for Moodle administrators and lead teachers looking for the best possible way to secure their site. The book is out now and available from Packt. For more information, please visit: www.packtpub.com/install-and-configure-moodle-in-the-most-secure-way/book


Moodle Security
  Learn how to install and configure Moodle in the most secure way possible

For more information, please visit: https://www.packtpub.com/install-and-configure-moodle-in-the-most-secure-way/book

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