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RSAN 177

Data Security, Privacy and Ethics

The security and privacy of data is of utmost concern to organizations and individuals. Data ethics is viewed as a critical topic in terms of privacy, data manipulation, data sharing and ownership, conflict of interest, and communications. This course covers the legal considerations, ethical considerations, data ownership and potential exposure considerations inherent in framing the discussion of data, its collection, and use. This course will utilize case studies, trends, techniques, regulations, and best practices as it examines the topics of data security and the ethical questions associated with dealing in data.

At the end of this course, students will be able to:
Identify data security models and related issues.
Design and develop a data security awareness program with data access controls.
Describe how to monitor and test the effectiveness of data security controls.
Describe the legal constraints stemming from privacy on the collection and use of data.
Explain how an organization aligns ethical practices with principles.

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