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Subject: PRIVACY E TUTELA DEI DATI (A.A. 2020/2021)

master degree course in COMPUTER SCIENCE

Course year 1
Teaching units Unit Privacy e tutela dei dati
Related or Additional Studies (lesson)
  • TAF: Supplementary compulsory subjects SSD: INF/01 CFU: 6
Teachers: Francesca MOLINARI
Exam type oral
Evaluation final vote
Teaching language Italiano
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Francesca MOLINARI


Knowledge of the essential frameworks to understand and deal with legal problems related to the use and development of information technologies

Admission requirements


Course contents

Part I: Principal notions of law
Relationships between information technology and law - What is law? The concept of legal rule. The sources of law. Effectiveness of the law in time and space.
Criteria for applying the law. Interpretation of the law.
Individuals and legal persons. Legal capacity and ability to act. The bonds. The responsability.
Part II: Privacy legislation
The Italian legislation - The U.S.A. - EU legislation: European regulation n. 679/2016 (GDPR) - The UNI 11697: 2017 standard on professional profiles related to data processing and protection - Rights of data subjects - Compliance in the field of data protection - Practical focus - The figure of the DPO (Data Protection Officer ): appointment and roles - Privacy by design and by default - Information Security and Risk Management - DPIA (data Privacy Impact Assestment) - Practical Focus
Part III: Cybercrimes and protection of personal data
Computer crimes - Unauthorized access to computer system - unauthorized possession and distribution of computer systems access codes - computer correspondence violation - damage to information, data and computer programs - Computer fraud and phishing - IT investigations and computer forensics - Practical focus

Teaching methods

Frontal lessons held by the teacher. During the lessons practical cases and exercises will be analyzed - for the study it is recommended to consult the following volume: Lezioni frontali tenute dal docente. Durante le lezioni saranno analizzati casi pratici e svolte esercitazioni - per lo studio è consigliata la consultazione del seguente volume: CODICE DELLA PRIVACY - Tutela e sicurezza dei dati personali - Edizione La Tribuna, 2018

Assessment methods

The exam will be oral. The candidate will be asked some questions on the topics covered in class, based on the didactic provided material

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course, the student: - acquires awareness of the existence of legal problems related to new technologies; - understands how to develop and use (as a professional or user) new technologies in compliance with laws and regulations; - is able to find from qualified sources and to autonomously interpret the applicable legislation applicable to its sphere of interest; - develops the ability to manage projects that involve legal knowledge; - interacts in a qualified manner with lawyers and legal experts.


Materiale didattico fornito dal docente
E' consigliata la consultazione del seguente volume:
Codice della Privacy - Tutela e sicurezza dei dati personali - Casa editrice La Tribuna - 2018