Legal Aspects of Information Security
- IMT4091 - 10 ECTS

Expected learning outcomes

The students should be able to account for legal aspects relevant for information security and personal dataprotection, and be able to relate the topics to the information-society and public sector.


Emphasis is put on information security issues within:

  • Principal Information security in information society
  • Personal data protection
  • Laws on Data protection and information security

Teaching Methods

Group works
Mandatory assignments

Form(s) of Assessment

Written exam, 5 hours

Grading Scale

Alphabetical Scale, A(best) – F (fail)

External/internal examiner

External examiner

Re-sit examination

No re-sit examination

Examination support


Coursework Requirements


Teaching Materials

Susan Singleton: Special report, E-privacy an online data protection, second edition
ISBN: 978-1-84592-449-2
Pages: 1-19, 25-38, 43-49, 68?69, 75-80, 111, 119-124
Lee A. Bygrave: Data protection law, Approaching its rationale, logics and limits
ISBN: 90-411-9870-9
Pages 29-93
Lee A. Bygrave: Privacy Protection in a Global Context ? A Comparative Overview
E-Norway -The digital leap