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Security Concerns and Remedy in a Cloud Based E-learning System

  • Md. Anwar Hossain Masud
  • Md. Rafiqul Islam
  • Jemal Abawajy
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering book series (LNICST, volume 127)

Abstract

Cloud computing is an emerging technology and it utilizes the cloud power to many technical solutions. The e-learning solution is one of those technologies where it implements the cloud power in its existing system to enhance the functionality providing to e-learners. Cloud technology has numerous advantages over the existing traditional e-learning systems. However security is a major concern in cloud based e-learning. Therefore security measures are unavoidable to prevent the loss of users’ valuable data from the security vulnerabilities. This paper investigates various security issues involved in cloud based e-learning technology with an aim to suggest remedial in the form of security measures and security management standards. These will help to overcome the security threats in cloud based e-learning technology. Solving the key problems will also encourage the widespread adoption of cloud computing in educational institutes.

Keywords

Cloud Computing Access Control Virtual Machine Security Issue Security Concern 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Md. Anwar Hossain Masud
    • 1
  • Md. Rafiqul Islam
    • 1
  • Jemal Abawajy
    • 2
  1. 1.School of Computing and MathematicsCharles Sturt UniversityAlburyAustralia
  2. 2.School of Information TechnologyDeakin UniversityAustralia

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