Development of an Electronic Secure Students' Industrial Works Experience Scheme Placement System

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Olawale Surajudeen Adebayo 1,* Bashir Sulaimon Adebayo 2 Monday Jubril Abdullah 3 Omale Samuel Enemona 2 Lateefah Abdulazeez 1

1. Department of Cyber Security Science, School of Information and Communication Technology, Federal University of Technology Minna

2. School of Information and Communication Technology, Federal University of Technology Minna

3. Department of Computer Science, Airforce Institute of Technology Kaduna, Nigeria

* Corresponding author.


Received: 27 Oct. 2021 / Revised: 9 Dec. 2021 / Accepted: 23 Dec. 2021 / Published: 8 Apr. 2022

Index Terms

Student Industrial Scheme, Industrial Skills, SIWES Scheme, Industrial Training, Experience Training, SIWES Placement


This research developed a secured student industrial work experience scheme (SIWES) placement system to take care of the security challenges of the existing automated systems. There are attempts by researchers to ameliorate the challenges associated with the scheme by developing various systems. However, the developed systems are subjected to security vulnerabilities. This research, in an attempt to avert the security challenges associated with the existing automated systems, designed a new scheme which includes security architectures in the kernel and application layers. This new system was able to achieve two important tasks; first, the system automation and second, the inclusion of security architectures to cubs the application’s vulnerabilities. The present process involves students manually seeking placement to undergo the program, and due to this, students end up applying at organizations that are not relevant to what they are studying. Despite the fact there are no much existing systems that digitally caters for this component of the scheme, the available existing systems are subjected to security vulnerability. Therefore, leveraging on secure web application technologies using Unified Modelling Languages for design, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP for its implementation and user privilege and password hash to ensure its security, this project developed a secure solution to this pertinent challenge. The system is tested using unit testing component of each design, integration testing and general system testing. The implementation shows the system works according to the design, by ensuring all units of the development perform necessary functions of data storage, data retrieval, error alerting, and interface/server appropriate communication. In addition, the security architecture, design and implementation of the system’s design are better than the existing ones.

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Olawale Surajudeen Adebayo, Bashir Sulaimon Adebayo, Monday Jubril Abdullah, Omale Samuel Enemona, Lateefah Abdulazeez, "Development of an Electronic Secure Students' Industrial Works Experience Scheme Placement System", International Journal of Information Technology and Computer Science(IJITCS), Vol.14, No.2, pp.31-44, 2022. DOI: 10.5815/ijitcs.2022.02.03


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