Sep 24, 2021  
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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LAW 6238 - Data Privacy and Cybersecurity


Credits: 2

Introduces key concepts associated with information privacy and security law and covers how these concepts apply to corporate organizations. Information security and its attendant privacy implications have dominated recent headlines in the wake of electronic intrusions at some of the country’s largest and most respected institutions. Broadly reviews the origins and evolution of U.S. information privacy and security law, from constitutional law to common law tort and contract principles as well as modern-day legislative and regulatory privacy and security frameworks. Addresses the latter in the context of recent controversies such as retail data breaches, social media, and domestic surveillance.



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