English as the main language, but elements of Norwegian throughout the course, for example, guest lecturers.
After completing the course, the student should be able to
explain functional areas and connections between guidelines for safety, legislation and ethical issues
compare standards for information security
summarize key legislation that affects information security practices
discuss how culture has an impact on ethical aspects of information security
assess how privacy should be safeguarded in organisations
The course provides an overview of central legislation, guidelines and standards (eg GDPR, ISO / IEC 27000) for information security and privacy, as well as ethical aspects related to these.
Teaching methods and workload
Weekly lectures and group work / practical assignments. Parts of the teaching are compulsory, detailed information about this will be provided in Canvas at the start of the semester. Estimated workload is about 210 hours.
Approved mandatory presentations and submissions, in addition to mandatory participation in lectures and discussions. More detailed information will be provided in Canvas at the start of the semester.
Assessment methods and criteria
Project assignment performed in groups. Graded assessment given in groups.
The person responsible for the course decides, in cooperation with student representative, the form of student evaluation and whether the course is to have a midway or end of course evaluation in accordance with the quality system for education, chapter 4.1.