Security, Privacy and Data Protection

A.Y. 2021/2022
Course offered to students on the PhD programme in
Overall hours
Lesson period
December 2021
Lead instructor: Pierangela Samarati
Understanding advanced techniques, applications and social issues of security and privacy in emerging ICT scenarios and applications, including cloud/fog/edge computing and internet-of-things. The course will address various aspects, aiming at identifying security and privacy challenges, approaches to their solutions, and open problems. It will cover different aspects of security and privacy, such as protection of infrastructure, communication, devices, as well as protection of data, including aspects of anonymity and privacy of sensitive and confidential information. Ethics, social acceptance, and legal aspects will be also addressed.
Assessment methods
Giudizio di approvazione
Assessment result
superato/non superato
How to enrol


The course enrolment deadline is usually the 25th day of the month prior to the start date. More specifically:

  • 27 December 2021 for courses starting in January 2022
  • 25 January 2022 for courses starting in February 2022
  • 25 February 2022 for courses starting in March 2022.

Deadlines for enrolment in other courses will be announced as soon as possible.

How to enrol

  1. Access enrolment on PhD courses online service using your University login details
  2. Select the desired programme and click on Registration (Iscrizione) and then on Register (Iscriviti)

Ignore the option "Exam session date” that appears during the enrolment procedure.


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