Legal and Ethical Issues in Cybersecurity and Data Science

Course Description: The course focuses on the ethical challenges of the operation and use of the network and the ethical issues associated with data science, as well as the legal arrangements of these issues at the national and international level. The ultimate goal of the course is for students to assess and estimate the gravity, complexity, and broad scope of ethical dilemmas in cybersecurity and to prepare them holistically for their future roles as cybersecurity professionals. In particular, the course covers the following topics:

  • Introduction to applied ethics – The ethical framework of cybersecurity

  • Society and Cybersecurity (Case Studies)

  • Law and Ethics (Privacy, personal data, confidentiality)

  • National, European and international cybersecurity legislation