Privacy Engineering


3 units

Course Description

The course overviews a broad number of paradigms of privacy from a technical point of view. The course is designed to assist system engineers and information systems professionals in getting familiar with the subject of privacy engineering and train them in implementing those mechanisms. In addition, the course is designed to coach those professionals to critically think about the strengths and weaknesses of the different privacy paradigms. These skills are important for cybersecurity professionals and enable them to effectively incorporate privacy-awareness in the design phase of their products.

Course Objectives

  • Critique the strengths and weaknesses of the different privacy paradigms
  • Describe the different technical paradigms of privacy that are applicable for systems engineering
  • Implement such privacy paradigms, and embed them in information systems during the design process and the implementation phase
  • Stay updated about the state of the art in the field of privacy engineering

This course was previously offered as Info 290T. Privacy Engineering.

Requirements Satisfied

MIMS: Technology Requirement
Ph.D. Major/Minor Areas — Information Systems Design
Last updated: October 27, 2022