Academic Catalog

CEIT224 ETHICS AND SECURITY IN INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY

Course Code: 4300224
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 2(2-0)
ECTS Credit: 3.0
Department: Computer Education And Instructional Technology
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
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Offered Semester: Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Ethics; historical development of computer security; ethical-professional relationship and professional ethics; the nature of ethical principles; ethical responsibilities of digital citizenship and information society; ethical problems in the use of information resources; accuracy of information; access to information; privacy; data protection; intellectual property, copyright, patents and license agreements; IT law; cyber crimes; social effects of cyber crimes; basic concepts of cyber space and cyber security; cyber actors and attack methods; cyber defense methods; security in mobile and social media environments; network security; personal and enterprise data security management; information legislation and law.