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Security and Privacy in e-Government: IT, Laws and Ethics

The course describes how theories of systems and social technical systems can be used for analysing IT security issues and risks in public sector.

Moreover, the course discusses ethics and international laws related to privacy issues for the public sector.

  • Course structure

    Teaching format

    Internet based distance learning.


    The course is examined as follows: 

    • written examination
    • written assignments


  • Schedule

    The schedule will be available no later than one month before the start of the course. We do not recommend print-outs as changes can occur. At the start of the course, your department will advise where you can find your schedule during the course.
  • Course literature

    Note that the course literature can be changed up to two months before the start of the course.

  • Contact

    This course is part of a programme, course package or incoming exchange studies and is not available for application as a stand-alone course.

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