Week 1 : Privacy: Legal Issues, Landscape & Chronology
We begin our study of privacy and data protection with a brief look at the development of privacy law in the U.S. Then we examine the Fair Information Principles that provide the foundation of modern privacy and data protection programs.
Week 2 : HIPAA
How does a privacy law actually operate? This module looks at privacy and data protection in action, specifically using HIPAA as the framework.
Week 3 : Security & Breach Notification
What is data protection actually protecting us from? This module looks at the threats to data security and the processes that exist for dealing with a data breach.
Week 4: Other Ways that Privacy is Regulated
As massive privacy breaches continue to happen, more regulatory bodies are taking on privacy concerns. This module examines the important role of the Federal Trade Commission and concludes with a close look at the General Data Protection Regulation recently passed by the European Union.