The “Black Swan” of COVID-19 and the Security Issues in Digital Learning


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Baeva, L. (2021). The “Black Swan” of COVID-19 and the Security Issues in Digital Learning. Galactica Media: Journal of Media Studies, 3(2), 110-140.


The social security problems come to the fore as the relationships between individuals, society and modern technologies become more and more complicated. In the context of the pandemic social security issues turned out to be decisive for the education system, the transformation of which caused significant difficulties. The article covers the topic of the security of digital education and focuses on theoretical concepts as well as on the analysis of practical cases found in the media. The author analyzes the experience of educational organizations and education management institutions in the area of protection against risks in the information environment, and identifies the most successful approaches. As a result, the conclusion is made that it is necessary to create a system of safe information and communication environment that should be designed to ensure the rights and quality of life of individuals in the context of the digital transformation of educational and upbringing processes.


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