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Protection of SCORM-compliant Content Magda Mourad T.J. Watson Research Center
Magda Mourad The Problem Enforce digital rights of web-based educational content without requiring a proprietary browser.
Magda Mourad The Solution The use of extensions to secure existing web browsers and Java players while ensuring transparency to the user and applicability to SCORM-compliant content.
Magda Mourad WebGuard Module View Print Save Clip Copy View Source Core Technology adapted to SCORM LOs
Magda Mourad WebGuard Technology Developed by IBM Watson Research Adapted to SCORM LO Can be used with any XML based DRM language Can be used with any standard compliant LMS Currently works with IE 5.5 (Win’95 and above) WebGuard module will be packaged in a Tamper Resistant wrapper Tight integration with LMS is possible
Magda Mourad Browser Solution Use pluggable protocols to extend browser Launcher paradigm to create trusted environment Control application menus to enforce usage rights
Magda Mourad Trusted Browser Architecture Web Browser Acquisition Usage Rights Access Content Client Trusted Content Handler Digital Rights Management Client Rights Key Map Content Application Digest Verify Integrity Clearing House Content Storage Content e-Store Content Preparation Encrypted Content Authorize Promo Get Keys Get Content Buy Rights
Magda Mourad Protected SCORM Content Flow WG Content Server WG Packer WG Store LMS Course SCO3 SCO2 SCO1 Asset Units Meta- Data Manifest Course Information (1) Registration and Request for Rights (2) Encrypted rights (5) rmhttp (3) Login & select a course (4) Course rmhttp URL Client Web Browser WG extension Rights Encrypted Content