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Master in Information and Communication Technologies (mICT)

Cybercrime and Information Security Law

CIS is a course in privacy, personal data protection and compliance ('Cyber Security law') and how to respond to cyber-attacks ('Cybercrimes'). The main objective of this course is to give the participants a set of tools to comply with the law and act upon it in the right way, for the right reasons and at the right time. This course is highly relevant for managers as well as employees who are processing personal data for private or public purposes. Topics include:

  • The main themes of the Regulation for companies and public authorities (Scope of the data protection law)
  • Protection of the individuals (Principles and rights of the data subject)
  • Processing of personal data by cloud computing, outsourcing or other third-party data transferals (the challenges of third-party data protection)
  • What should managers and CIOs do now (best practice and standards)?
  • The DPO (Data Protection Officer) role and duties?
  • Reporting obligations and security plans
  • What is Privacy by Design or Default IT Projects?
  • Privacy accountability framework
  • Managing security breach and cyber attacks (Data breach notification).


Admission procedures requirements for individual courses follows the mICT specialization for Cyber and Information Security procedure and requirements. See here https://www.en.aau.dk/education/apply/master/admission-requirements/#293809 

Dates, venue and costs

Two intensive seminars will be held. Information about the dates will follow as soon as possible.

Teaching takes place at Aalborg University Copenhagen, A.C. Meyers Vænge 15, 240 København SV.

Apart from the tuition fee there will be expenses for books, software, travel expenses and accommodation.

All single courses on Information and Communication Technologies


Cybercrime and Information Security Law, single course from Master in Information and Communication Technologies (mICT)


  • Autumn 2020


  • Copenhagen


  • 5

tuition fees

  • EU/EEA citizens: DKK 6,000
  • Non-EU/EEA citizens: DKK 9,475

Application deadline

  • May 15, 2020

Aalborg University reserves the right to cancel the Master's Program as a consequence of an insufficient number of applications or other special circumstances. Furthermore, the University reserves the right to change the tuition fee, dates etc.