ENHANCING SECURITY IN THE INTEGRATION OF E-GOVERNMENT - The e-School Initiative

Dimitrios Zissis, Anastasia-Evangelia Papadopoulou, Dimitrios Lekkas

Abstract

This paper presents a security infrastructure design which is implemented to ensure safety in the e-School initiative that can escalate to meet the requirements of the entire electronic government system. The e-School initiative offers a number of ways that increase the effectiveness of education, student involvement in the process and is an element of the e-Government effort in Greece. A combination of existing technologies comprises the security solution presented, including Public Key Infrastructure, Shibboleth, Smart cards and Lightweight Directory Access Protocol. In this system, Pki is responsible for binding a public key to an entity, Ldap is the repository of keys and certificates and SSO is a method of access control that enables a user to authenticate once and gain access to the resources of multiple independent web services.

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Zissis D., Papadopoulou A. and Lekkas D. (2008). ENHANCING SECURITY IN THE INTEGRATION OF E-GOVERNMENT - The e-School Initiative . In Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 2: WEBIST, ISBN 978-989-8111-27-2, pages 495-502. DOI: 10.5220/0001524604950502


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@conference{webist08,
author={Dimitrios Zissis and Anastasia-Evangelia Papadopoulou and Dimitrios Lekkas},
title={ENHANCING SECURITY IN THE INTEGRATION OF E-GOVERNMENT - The e-School Initiative},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 2: WEBIST,},
year={2008},
pages={495-502},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001524604950502},
isbn={978-989-8111-27-2},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 2: WEBIST,
TI - ENHANCING SECURITY IN THE INTEGRATION OF E-GOVERNMENT - The e-School Initiative
SN - 978-989-8111-27-2
AU - Zissis D.
AU - Papadopoulou A.
AU - Lekkas D.
PY - 2008
SP - 495
EP - 502
DO - 10.5220/0001524604950502