Privacy (2020)

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The intent of the Privacy Knowledge Unit is to provide students with a understanding of privacy issues, tools, and practices.


To complete this KU, students should be able to:

  1. Examine concepts of privacy.
  2. Explore the effects the Internet has on privacy
  3. Describe approaches individuals, organizations, and governments have taken to protect privacy.
  4. Compare and contrast privacy policies and laws of different jurisdictions.


  1. Personally Identifiable Information
  2. Fair Information Practice Principles (FIPPs)
    1. Transparency
    2. Individual Participation
    3. Purpose Specification
    4. Data Minimization
    5. Use Limitation
    6. Data Quality and Integrity
    7. Security
    8. Accountability and Auditing
  3. Privacy Impact Assessments
  4. Anonymity and Pseudonymity
  5. Privacy Policies, Laws and Regulations
  6. Risks to Privacy
  7. Tracking and Surveillance
  8. Privacy tools
    1. Encryption
    2. VPNs
    3. Scramblers
  9. Privacy Laws and legal basis


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