Governance & Privacy
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Governance & Privacy
Course level: Undergraduate
This course is an historical overview of the continually evolving development of global internet governance and policy that was intended to be open, inclusive, collaborative and transparent rather than being mandated by governmental or intergovernmental agreement. User privacy and the confidentiality of data are additional topics that impact governance and are covered in this course.
What you'll learn
Course skills and outcomes
- Describe current changes in U.S. and international laws in relation to their historical context.
- Illustrate the progression of laws that impact the Cloud.
- Compare and contrast the cyber politics of the U.S. to primary internet proactive nations.
- Compare the classified information/clearance approach of the U.S. government to how companies declare ownership of user content.
- Outline human rights issues in the cyber domain.
- Compare and contrast the position of the U.S. and Key Nations’ stances on privacy.
- Illustrate the influence of public policy on the actions of individuals and nations.
- Outline the effect of corporations and industries on internet governance and the Cloud.
- Describe current conflicts in data protection laws.
- Define structural power.
- Describe Network Neutrality and the effects of throttling, prioritization, and content filtering.
- Illustrate the impact of Microsoft® Azure® Cloud, Amazon Web Services (AWS), and Microsoft® System Center 2012 on providing confidentiality and integrity of data in the Cloud.
- Compare and contrast Cloud Software Service providers in the U.S. and Key Nations.
- Implement personal services in U.S. - and non-U.S.-based Cloud Service providers.
- Explain current advances in cooperation between the U.S. and primary internet proactive nations.
- Describe current business traditions in relation to their historical perspective.
- Compare and contrast the religious impact on business transactions in the U.S. and primary internet proactive nations.
- Illustrate how moral values and ethics impact policy, laws, and corporations.