2020-2021 Catalog

ISEC 545 Data Privacy and Security

This course focuses on the protection of data at rest, during processing, and in transit. Data scientists should be able to consider data privacy concerns and their related challenges when acquire, process, and produce data. They should recognize the trade-offs of sharing and protecting sensitive information and how domestic and international privacy rights impact a company’s responsibility for collecting, storing, and handling data. This course also requires the application of mathematical and analytical algorithms to implement fully. Topics include basic cryptography concepts, digital forensics, end-to-end secure communications, data integrity and authentication, and information storage security.