• Cybersecurity Law and Policy – 6638

    Fall 2020

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  • Course Equivalency

    Students may NOT earn credit if LAW 6832 Cybercrime and Cybersecurity was previously completed.

    Subject Area
    • Criminal Justice *
    • Health Law & Bioethics *
    • Intellectual Property and Technology *
    Student Year
    Upper Division, LL.M.
    Grade Base
    A - F
    Course type

Cybersecurity—also known as “information security” or “Internet security”—studies how individuals, companies, governments, and criminals attack and defend from each other on digital devices and computer networks. This course will begin with a technological overview of the Internet, cryptography, and computer hacking. It will then address the technological, legal, and policy dimensions around a wide range of current cybersecurity issues across the following categories: (1) cybersecurity in the private sector, (2) cybercrime and digital investigations, and (3) the international dimensions of cybersecurity.

Contact Information

University of Minnesota Law School

Walter F. Mondale Hall | 229 19th Avenue South | Minneapolis, MN 55455

P: 612-625-5000

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