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Cyber Security Ethics


About this Course

The aim of this course is to provide a comprehensive overview of the central principles and challenges in value-driven cyber security. It includes background information and case studies from the health, business, and national security spheres. The material is presented from technical, legal, and ethical perspectives. The course is meant to be a self-teaching resource for students, cybersecurity professionals, journalists, and policy makers.

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Feedback Appreciated

Please review the material critically and provide feedback. You can use the feedback links, which are included on every content page as well as the final evaluation form. If you provide feedback until September 20, we may be able to incorporate it before the MOOC is officially released. We will start to advertize the MOOC publicly in October 2019.


No special knowledge required. This course is open to all interested parties.


Frequently Asked Questions

What web browser should I use?

The Open edX platform works best with current versions of Chrome, Edge, Firefox, Internet Explorer, or Safari.

See our list of supported browsers for the most up-to-date information.

Is the MOOC available via an app?

At the moment the MOOC is only accessible via a web browser.