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Accession Number ADA574030
Title Automated Policy Updating Using a Semantic Wiki.
Publication Date Dec 2012
Media Count 49p
Personal Author D. M. Swisher
Abstract The process of updating and maintaining policy updates at the local implementation level is currently a time-consuming manual process with vast room for improvement. A timely and accurate means of conveying policy updates from the higher levels in the government to the lower levels is needed. This thesis describes a taxonomy as a first step to remedying the problem of maintaining current policies when upper-level policies are updated. This is especially important in regards to Information Assurance policies because of the fast-changing nature of the technology involved. A taxonomy was defined and then implemented utilizing wiki technology for demonstration purposes. This research is further discussed in terms of its portability across the government as a means to automatically convey policy changes from upper levels to lower levels in order to maintain responsive forces backed up by current policies.
Keywords Hierarchies
Ia(Information assurance)
Information assurance
Information flow
Manual operation
Policies
Semantic wiki
Taxonomy


 
Source Agency Non Paid ADAS
NTIS Subject Category 88B - Information Systems
92D - Education, Law, & Humanities
Corporate Author Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA.
Document Type Thesis
Title Note Master's thesis.
NTIS Issue Number 1318
Contract Number N/A

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