A Novel Information Security Scheme for E-Learning Infrastructure Success Based on TRI Model


The fast growth of the Internet proposes and offers several new applications and advanced services that has greatly and quickly innovated the educational environment. The platform of e-learning represents an attractive educational field where the acceptance or utilization progresses and more and more people are taking courses or training using this technology. Mainly, e-learning platform exploits Internet infrastructure which became location for illegal events and actions, especially exposed to several kinds of threats or attacks. Furthermore, most of e-learning platforms are designed without taking into account security concerns. In this paper, we present e-learning environment, especially characteristics, development, growth, benefits and challenges. We also discussed and used TRI (Technology Readiness Index) which is considered a widely accepted metric for studying the behavior process behind the utilization of technological products and services. The results of the conducted TRI study demonstrate the need for a security scheme that incorporates students’ behaviors and requirements for improving e-learning usage. For this reason, we develop a new security scheme that combines the use of information service management (ISM) and a hybrid algorithm for guaranteeing the needed security requirements. Finally, we demonstrate that our proposal can guarantee the suitable environment which provides students’ satisfaction and acceptance as well as e-leaning success.

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Khlifi, Y. and Bessadok, A. (2015) A Novel Information Security Scheme for E-Learning Infrastructure Success Based on TRI Model. Open Access Library Journal, 2, 1-12. doi: 10.4236/oalib.1101424.

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