Cybersecurity and Privacy Preservation Techniques and Digital Security and Privacy

A.Y. 2020/2021
6
Max ECTS
40
Overall hours
SSD
IUS/01 IUS/09 IUS/14
Language
English
Learning objectives
The objective of this course is to introduce the essential elements of data protection law, as well as the principles, rights and duties set by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The course will also study privacy risks arising in public and semi-public data release and in emerging scenarios, illustrating solutions aimed at mitigating these risks.
Expected learning outcomes
The student will have knowledge and understanding of the fundamental legal concepts of data protection; autonomous ability to read the new European regulatory standards; ability to understand the goals and technological motivations that led to their adoption; ability to understand the implementation logic of the new regulatory framework. The student will also be able to identify privacy risks in data publication and in outsourcing scenarios, and to propose and evaluate solutions able to mitigate such risks.
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Responsible
Lesson period
First trimester
The lessons will be held synchronously through the Teams platform.
The exams will be held online orally.
Course syllabus
The course programme is detailed above:
1. Introduction
2. The fundamental right to personal data protection (I part)
3. The fundamental right to personal data protection (II part)
4. The European concept of data protection between EU and ECHR
5. Data protection terminology
6. Territorial and material scope;
7. General Principles of European Data Protection Law
8. The Legal Conditions relating to processing of personal data;
9. The rights of the data subject (I part)
10. The rights of the data subject (II part)
11. The obligations of the controller and of the processor (I part)
12. The obligations of the controller and of the processor (II part)
13. The DPO
14. The Member States' Independent Supervisory Authorities
15. The European Data Protection Board; Competence, tasks and powers
16. Transfers of personal data to third countries (non-EU countries)
17. Specific Type of Data (I part)
18. Specific Type of Data (II part)
19. Remedies and penalties
20. IA and Data protection
Prerequisites for admission
None
Teaching methods
Frontal lessons and case studies
Teaching Resources
Handbook on European data protection law, 2018 edition, free disponible online
https://op.europa.eu/en/publication-detail/-/publication/5b0cfa83-63f3-…
Assessment methods and Criteria
The exam is oral. The oral exam consists of an interview on program topics. The exam is aimed at ascertaining the preparation and argumentative capacity of the student.
Unit Cybersecurity and Privacy Preservation Techniques
IUS/01 - PRIVATE LAW - University credits: 0
IUS/09 - PUBLIC LAW - University credits: 0
IUS/14 - EUROPEAN UNION LAW - University credits: 0
Lessons: 20 hours
Unit Digital Security and Privacy
IUS/01 - PRIVATE LAW - University credits: 0
IUS/09 - PUBLIC LAW - University credits: 0
IUS/14 - EUROPEAN UNION LAW - University credits: 0
Lessons: 20 hours