Digital Privacy: Principles, Regulations, and Ethics

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In this course, provided in collaboration with IEEE Digital Privacy, an IEEE Future Directions Initiative, we introduce privacy as a concept and clarify common misconceptions surrounding privacy, leading to defining digital privacy and introducing a privacy taxonomy capturing common privacy-related violations. We also focus on core concepts necessary in the organizational context including common privacy principles. In addition, we focus on the key drivers of digital privacy around the globe, namely seminal laws and regulations. Finally, we explore the ethical foundations of privacy and discuss the use of the ethical framework to help practitioners make sound decisions in complex situations. 

What you will learn:

  • Discuss privacy and digital privacy
  • Examine privacy taxonomy
  • Review privacy notice and policy
  • Discuss common privacy principles
  • Review privacy laws and regulations
  • Discuss ethical foundations

This course is part of the following course program:

Protecting Privacy in the Digital Age

Courses included in this program:


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Gurvirender Tejay

Dr. Gurvirender Tejay is the Chair of Education and Training for the IEEE Digital Privacy Initiative. His research expertise is in the field of cybersecurity management and digital privacy. Within cybersecurity, his work has focused on insider threat detection, security governance, policy compliance, security culture, and developing secure systems. Dr. Tejay is currently serving as an Associate Professor of Information Systems at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs. He has secured over $10 million US dollars in grant funds to support the education, training and development of professionals and educators in cybersecurity management. Dr. Tejay was selected to serve as a High-Level Facilitator (Ministers Track) for the United Nation’s World Summit on the Information Society Forum in 2020. He also serves as an Editor-in-Chief for the Organizational Cybersecurity Journal. Dr. Tejay received his doctorate in information systems from Virginia Commonwealth University. He also holds a Master of Science in Computer Science from the University of Chicago, and Master of Arts in Economics from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee

Publication Year: 2022

ISBN: 978-1-7281-7821-9

Digital Privacy: Principles, Regulations, and Ethics
  • Course Provider: Educational Activities
  • Course Number: EDP675
  • Duration (Hours): 1
  • Credits: 0.1 CEU/ 1 PDH