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Winter 2019 Course Spotlight – ECE1518H: Seminar in Identity, Privacy and Security

Submitted on Monday, November 05, 2018

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering has opened up several spots for our students to enroll in ECE1518H: Seminar in Identity, Privacy and Security.

Prof. Konstantinos N. (Kostas) Plataniotis

This interdisciplinary course examines issues of identity, privacy and security from a range of technological, policy and scientific perspectives, highlighting the relationships, overlaps, tensions, tradeoffs and synergies between them. Based on a combination of public lectures, in-depth seminar discussions and group project work, it will study contemporary identity, privacy and security systems, practices and controversies, with such focal topics as biometric identification schemes, public key encryption infrastructure, privacy enhancing technologies, identity theft risks and protections, on-line fraud detection and prevention, and computer crime, varying between offerings.

ECE1518H 2019 Syllabus

If interested, please

  • enroll directly in ACORN for the winter term
  • follow up with a course add/drop form
  • submit it to the iSchool
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