Ensuring user security
Here is a quick recap of the key elements concerning security in the magic Moodle triangle – users, courses, and roles:
- Ensuring the correct authentication setup is critical to ensuring a secure Moodle system, especially when self-registration or guest access has been activated. We dealt with internal, external, provider-based, and system authentication methods in Chapter 5, Managing Users, Cohorts, and Authentication.
- Once users have authenticated with Moodle, you have to ensure that they can only enrol in courses where they should have permission to do so, which is controlled by enrolment methods, as discussed in detail in Chapter 4, Managing Courses and Enrolments.
- When users are enrolled in courses or access any other area of Moodle, it is crucial...