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Moodle Security by Darko Miletić

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Chapter 8. Securing Moodle Data

When we talk about Moodle data we are referring to both the user and the course information and binary files that are within the platform. In the previous chapter we were talking about user files only. Now we will focus our attention to the protection and separation of internal Moodle data between valid platform users. The topics we will cover include:

  • User information protection
  • Course information protection

User information protection

Every user within Moodle has a profile which can contain information we may or may not want to show to other users, or at least not to all of them. The level of exposure will depend on the privacy policy we want to adopt. For example, we may want to completely isolate users within a ...

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