The risks of data-intensive systems


About: This course examines how innovations in policies, business models, and technologies enable governments to increasingly generate, collect, process and store more data about individuals. 

Ideal for: People with a background in research, law, or social sciences, working on or with an interest in developing their knowledge of privacy issues. We recommend first taking our introductory course.

Impact: You will learn concepts and definitions related to data-intensive systems, and gain new understandings around law, technology, the value of data, and risks to the rights of individuals and groups. 

Learn more: The implementation of systems that process data on large scales is on the rise. Read some of our work on this.