Information and Communication Technology (ICT) advancement has put E-learning platforms as effective systems for training and learning. The platform is cost effective, easy to access and lecture time/place is flexible. Different E-learning systems have been effectively deployed by many tertiary institutions in Nigeria, particularly for distance learning programs. ICT has transformed the focus of teaching and learning from the traditional or distance education to electronicbased with high value-added and resourceful education. However, the secureness of the E-learning systems has been a key research issues in the literature. The backbone of the e-learning system is the Internet and as such, it is inherently unsecure. Information security and privacy are very crucial because of the multiple users who are communicating via the Internet.
Keywords : E-Learning Systems, Internet, Environment, Data, Information, Tertiary Institutions.