International Journal of Emerging Technology and Advanced Engineering (IJETAE)
Online examination is a great opportunity for modern life and has seen exponential growth over the past decade. However, the tools used to present and administer this need to be coupled with efficient and reliable security mechanisms to ensure the medium can be established as a dependable one. Identification, authentication and monitoring of e-exam takers at a distance are of prime importance so that exams are administered by fair means. The authors proposed a biometric system for identification and distributed firewall techniques to monitor candidates and control network packets of all machines incorporating the traditional username and password for authentication.