Course Topics: (tentative)
The increasing use of many new technologies have enabled corporations
and governments to collect and use huge amount of data related to
individuals. At the same time, legitimate uses in healthcare, crime
prevention and terrorism demand the collected information to be shared
by more people than most of us ever know. Today, the challenge is
enabling the legitimate use of the collected data without violating
privacy. In this course, we are going to analyze the legal and social
aspects of privacy and explore potential tools, techniques and
technologies that can enhance privacy.
Part I: Understanding Privacy
Social Aspects of Privacy: End of Privacy?
Legal Aspects of Privacy,
Effect on Database and Data Mining technologies on privacy.
Privacy challenges raised by new emerging technologies such
Part II: Using technology for preserving privacy.
Statistical Database security
Secure Multi-party computation and Cryptography
Privacy-preserving Data mining