Diploma Thesis


  • Authentication, Authorisation and security aspects of collaborative web applications; Case: TWiki, SSO and Identity management.

  • User Management and Security in Collaborative Networks in large user environments or
  • Security and Access Control in Collaborative Networks or
  • Access Control in Large scaled Collaborative Networks or
  • Authentication and User management in Collaborative Networks or


1. Index

2. Introduction

  • Define the problem
  • How is it get used
  • Which possibilities available
  • What things get need?
  • What’s not needed?
  • Right platform for amount of users
  • Advantages of a wiki
  • Disadvantages
  • Improvements
  • What can be done better?

3. Web Collaboration

  • a. Collaborative Networks in large scale Environments
    • Which possibilities, Where is it good to have – where not, Which different systems are available

4. Authentication and Authorization in Web Applications

  • a. Single Sign On
    • Usability, advantages, disadvantages, how it works, security, which data can be processed,
  • b. Shibboleth & ADFS
  • c. Vulnerability
    • General security issues, XSS
  • d. Case: TWiki Enterprise Collaboration

5. Analysis and Practical Implementations

  • a. Twiki User Mapping
    • How it works, perl coding, flowcharts, interaction
  • b. ADFSUserMapping
    • Improvement, Using SSO information, own module written
  • c. Twiki User management
    • without User lists Improvement, Using SSO information, how to avoid confusingly user lists in mapping process
  • f. Users Interview

6. Results

7. Conclusion

8. Appendices

9. Summary

10. Bibliography and References


Analysis & Practical

-- AlexanderBernegger - 26-Nov-2009

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