Sep 26, 2018  
2015-2017 Graduate Catalog 
    
2015-2017 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MIS 641 - IS Privacy

(3 credits)

This course addresses issues pertaining to privacy and intellectual property both from the standpoint of the organization and the individual. It focuses on issues that have become increasingly relevant with the spread of information technology. Topics include: regulatory and technological choices for privacy, the impact of the use of database technology on privacy, global differences in privacy laws, uses of marketing and privacy, intellectual property law and software, software contracts, the concept of intellectual property piracy, and historical change in patents, copyrights, and trademarks. The course also explores ethical dilemmas associated with both privacy and intellectual property.

Prerequisite(s): Student must meet prerequisites (MIS 504 or MIS 524) or have completed a course in information systems.

Course revisions made after the Graduate Catalog publication date will be posted in the Graduate Catalog Addendum.



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