CS-523 / 7 credits

Teacher: González Troncoso Carmela

Language: English


Summary

This advanced course will provide students with the knowledge to tackle the design of privacy-preserving ICT systems. Students will learn about existing technologies to protect privacy, and how to evaluate the protection they provide.

Content

Keywords

Privacy, anonymity, homomorphic encryption, secure multi-paty computation, anonymous credentials, ethics

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

COM-402 Information Security and Privacy

COM-301 Computer Security

 

Recommended courses

COM-401 Cryptography

Important concepts to start the course

Basic programming skills; basics of probabilities and statistics; basics of cryptography

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

  • Select appropriately privacy mechanisms
  • Develop privacy technologies
  • Assess / Evaluate privacy protection
  • Reason about privacy concerns

Teaching methods

Lectures and written exercises to deepen understanding of concepts

 

Programming-oriented assignments to practice use of privacy technologies

Expected student activities

Participation in the lectures. Active participation is encouraged.

Participation in exercise session and complete the exercises regularly

Completion of programming assignments

 

 

Assessment methods

Final exam

Supervision

Office hours Yes
Assistants Yes
Forum Yes

In the programs

  • Semester: Spring
  • Exam form: Written (summer session)
  • Subject examined: Advanced topics on privacy enhancing technologies
  • Lecture: 3 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Project: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Spring
  • Exam form: Written (summer session)
  • Subject examined: Advanced topics on privacy enhancing technologies
  • Lecture: 3 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Project: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Spring
  • Exam form: Written (summer session)
  • Subject examined: Advanced topics on privacy enhancing technologies
  • Lecture: 3 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Project: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Spring
  • Exam form: Written (summer session)
  • Subject examined: Advanced topics on privacy enhancing technologies
  • Lecture: 3 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Project: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Spring
  • Exam form: Written (summer session)
  • Subject examined: Advanced topics on privacy enhancing technologies
  • Lecture: 3 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Project: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Spring
  • Exam form: Written (summer session)
  • Subject examined: Advanced topics on privacy enhancing technologies
  • Lecture: 3 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Project: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Spring
  • Exam form: Written (summer session)
  • Subject examined: Advanced topics on privacy enhancing technologies
  • Lecture: 3 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Project: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Spring
  • Exam form: Written (summer session)
  • Subject examined: Advanced topics on privacy enhancing technologies
  • Lecture: 3 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Project: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks

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