Cyberlaw: Privacy, Ethics, and Digital Rights

Understand the legal and ethical issues associated with information security, including access, use, and dissemination. Emphasis is on the legal infrastructure relating to information assurance, such as the Digital Millenium Copyright Act, Telecommunications Decency Act, HIPAA, and Sarbanes-Oxley Act, and on emerging technologies for management of digital rights, such as PCI-DSS. Examine the role of information security in various domains, including healthcare; scientific research; and personal communications, such as e-mail. Also examine such criminal activities as computer fraud and abuse, desktop forgery, embezzlement, child pornography, computer trespass, and computer piracy.

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2011