Data Privacy Fundamentals

Coursera: Data Privacy Fundamentals

Data Privacy Fundamentals is designed to introduce data privacy to a wide audience and help each participant see how data privacy has evolved as a compelling concern to public and private organizations as well as individuals.

In this course, you will hear from legal and technical experts and practitioners who encounter data privacy issues daily. This course will review theories of data privacy as well as data privacy in the context of social media and artificial intelligence. It will also explore data privacy issues in journalism, surveillance and new technologies like facial recognition and biometrics. Completion of the course will enable the participant to be eligible for 13 Continuing Privacy Education credits from the International Association of Privacy Professionals, IAPP.org.

Course Overview

What You Will Learn

Data Privacy Fundamentals is designed to familiarize participants with vital data protection vulnerabilities and evolving solutions to digital privacy and security risks for all enterprises.

  • Privacy Law and Ethics
  • Intellectual Privacy
  • Internet of Things
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Social Media
  • Healthcare Privacy Practices
  • Global Privacy Practices

Learning Outcomes

  • Identify foundational understanding of digital age privacy concepts and theories
  • Identify privacy implications of modern digital technology
  • Articulate the rules and frameworks for data privacy in the age of technology

About Coursera

Coursera is a leading online learning platform for higher education, where 60 million learners from around the world come to learn skills of the future. More than 200 of the world’s top universities and industry educators partner with Coursera to offer courses, specializations, certificates and degree programs.

Meet the Instructor

Woodrow Hartzog
Professor of Law and Computer Science, Northeastern University

Professor Woodrow Hartzog presents targeted lessons on data privacy matters and serves as an industry professional facilitator by interviewing distinguished practitioners who share unique experiences sharing challenging data privacy issues in their daily work.

Meet the Featured Data Privacy Professionals

Alan Mislove
Professor and Associate Dean, Khoury College of Computer Sciences, Northeastern University
Privacy and Cybersecurity, Personalization in Social Media, Machine Learning

Neil Richards
Koch Distinguished Professor in Law; Director, Cordell Institute for Policy in Medicine & Law, Washington University in Saint Louis School of Law
Intellectual Privacy and Information Law

David Choffnes
Associate Professor, Khoury College of Computer Sciences, Northeastern University
Systems Networking, Privacy and Security, Internet of Things

Christo Wilson
Associate Professor, Khoury College of Computer Sciences, Northeastern University
Artificial Intelligence, Encryption and Social Media Transparency

Kay Mathiesen
Associate Professor of Philosophy and Religion, College of Social Science and Humanities, Northeastern University
Digital Privacy and Information Ethics

Evan Selinger
Professor of Philosophy, Rochester Institute of Technology
Privacy of Obscurity

Michelle Anderson
Privacy Counsel, Alexion Pharmaceuticals
Corporate Privacy Practices in Healthcare

Chris Hart
Privacy and Data Security Attorney, Foley Hoag; Professor, Northeastern University School of Law
Global Privacy Practice and Human Rights

Admission

The content of the course is free on Coursera. If learners wish to receive a certificate of completion, there is a $49 fee.

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About Coursera

Coursera is a leading online learning platform for higher education, where 60 million learners from around the world come to learn skills of the future. More than 200 of the world’s top universities and industry educators partner with Coursera to offer courses, specializations, certificates and degree programs.