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Content and learning outcomes
Judicial context for integrity in Europe.
Basic concepts and terminology in the area of privacy enhancing technologies.
A selection of privacy enhancing technologies.
Intended learning outcomes
After passing the course, the student shall be able to
- identify threats against the privacy in a digital system
- explain and use basic terminology in the area correctly
- find and use documentation of privacy related problems and technologies
- give an overview of privacy enhancing technologies (PET)
- analyse descriptions of PET systems with regard to their protection of privacy and functionality
- analyse and discuss descriptions of PET-systems with regard to their ethical consequences and influence on the society
- present and explain their arguments to others
in order to
- as citizen and expert be able to discuss privacy in general and PET in particular
- in the working life and research project be able to use existing privacy enhancing techniques and develop software and computer systems with integrity in mind.
Literature and preparations
Completed course in computer security equivalent to DD2395.
Knowledge in English corresponding to the upper secondary course English B/English 6.
Active participation in a course offering where the final examination is not yet reported in LADOK is considered equivalent to completion of the course.
Being registered for a course counts as active participation.
The term 'final examination' encompasses both the regular examination and the first re-examination.
Examination and completion
If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.
- INL1 - Written assignment, 4.0 credits, grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
- SEM1 - Seminar assignment, 3.5 credits, grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.
The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.
Other requirements for final grade
Seminar assignment (carry out an own seminar and develop questions for the seminar).
Written assignment (answer questions about the seminars and make a written submission).
Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination
Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination
- All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
- In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
- In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.
Further information about the course can be found on the Course web at the link below. Information on the Course web will later be moved to this site.Course web DD2496
Main field of study
In this course, the EECS code of honor applies, see: