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INFORMATION MANAGEMENT (T81)  (Dept. Info)Engineering Continuing Studies  (Policies)SU2018

T81 INFO 557Privacy in the Digital Age3.0 Units
Description:The reduction of the cost of storing and manipulating information has led organizations to capture increasing amounts of information about individual behavior. New trade-offs have emerged for parties involved with privacy-enhancing or intrusive technologies: individuals want to avoid the misuse of the information they pass along to others, but they also want to share enough information to achieve satisfactory interactions; organizations want to know more about the parties with which they interact, but they do not want to alienate them with policies deemed as intrusive. Is there a "sweet" spot that satisfies the interests of all parties? Is there a combination of technological solutions, economic incentives, and legal safeguards that is acceptable for the individual and beneficial to society? Privacy is a complex and multi-faceted concept. This course combines technical, economic, legal, and policy perspectives to present a holistic view of its role and value in the digital age. It begins by comparing early definitions of privacy to the current information-focused debate. It then focuses on: > Technological aspects of privacy (privacy concerns raised by new IT such as the Internet, wireless communications, and computer matching; tracking techniques and data mining; privacy enhancing technologies and anonymous protocols;.) > Economic aspects (economic models of the market for privacy; financial risks caused by privacy violations; the value of customer information; > legal aspects (laissez-faire versus regulated approaches; US versus EU legal safeguards; > managerial implications (the emerging role of Chief Privacy Officers; compulsory directives and self-regulative efforts; > policy aspects (trade-offs between individual privacy rights and societal needs; The course will consist of a combination of readings, assignments, and class discussions. Assignments will include essays and technical projects.
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Instruction Type:Classroom instruction Grade Options:CPA Fees:
Course Type:HomeSame As:N/AFrequency:None / History
SecDays       TimeBuilding / RoomInstructorFinal ExamSeatsEnrollWaits
01-T-R---6:00P-8:30PTBABandiExam last day of class1600
SUM-3Start: 6/11/2018   End: 8/3/2018
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