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Advanced Distributed Learning Task 5(b) Cybersecurity Barriers to Distributed Learning Modernization Report

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Technical Report,30 Oct 2018,06 Dec 2018

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Potomac Institute for Policy Studies Arlington United States

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From interviews with the key subject matter experts, this report outlines the cybersecurity barriers to distributed learning modernization including the investigation, validation, and documentation of the roadblocks created by cybersecurity policies and processes. This report reflects the examination of the opportunities and challenges associated with DL integration, and exploration of the related policies that may affect implementation new DL systems and applications systems. From interviews with key subject matter experts, the following themes were identified 1 the broad application of cybersecurity policies geared toward standardized information technology security controls 2 the difficulty in understanding and employment of current information technology cybersecurity policies and procedures to educational technology, and 3 the challenge between the desire to maximize information security from those that control the security side and maximize student accessibility from the education side.

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  • Computer Systems Management and Standards
  • Humanities and History
  • Information Science

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