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Moodle 4 Security: Enhance security, regulation, and compliance within your Moodle infrastructure

  • Length: 288 pages
  • Edition: 1
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2024-03-08
  • ISBN-10: 1804611662
  • ISBN-13: 9781804611661
  • Sales Rank: #0 (See Top 100 Books)

Tackle advanced platform security challenges with this practical Moodle guide complete with expert tips and techniques

Key Features:

  • Demonstrate the security of your Moodle architecture for compliance purposes
  • Assess and strengthen the security of your Moodle platform proactively
  • Explore Moodle’s baked-in security framework and discover ways to enhance it with plugins
  • Purchase of the print or Kindle book includes a free PDF eBook

Book Description:

Online learning platforms have revolutionized the teaching landscape, but with this comes the imperative of securing your students’ private data in the digital realm. Have you taken every measure to ensure their data’s security? Are you aligned with your organization’s cybersecurity standards? What about your insurer and your country’s data protection regulations?

This book offers practical insights through real-world examples to ensure compliance. Equipping you with tools, techniques, and approaches, Moodle 4 Security guides you in mitigating potential threats to your Moodle platform. Dedicated chapters on understanding vulnerabilities familiarize you with the threat landscape so that you can manage your server effectively, keeping bad actors at bay and configuring Moodle for optimal user and data protection.

By the end of the book, you’ll have gained a comprehensive understanding of Moodle’s security issues and how to address them. You’ll also be able to demonstrate the safety of your Moodle platform, assuring stakeholders that their data is measurably safer.

What You Will Learn:

  • Measure a tutoring company’s security risk profile and build a threat model
  • Explore data regulation frameworks and apply them to your organization’s needs
  • Implement the CIS Critical Security Controls effectively
  • Create JMeter test scripts to simulate server load scenarios
  • Analyze and enhance web server logs to identify rogue agents
  • Investigate real-time application DOS protection using ModEvasive
  • Incorporate ModSecurity and the OWASP Core Rule Set WAF rules into your server defenses
  • Build custom infrastructure monitoring dashboards with Grafana

Who this book is for:

If you’re already familiar with Moodle, have experience in Linux systems administration, and want to expand your knowledge of protecting Moodle against data loss and malicious attacks, this book is for you. A basic understanding of user management, software installation and maintenance, Linux security controls, and network configuration will help you get the most out of this book.

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