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Curriculum: Starter Track

Security & privacy


Security and privacy are key aspects in developing and maintaining trustworthy systems. A lack of security results in vulnerable systems that are exposed unprotected to potential attackers and are presenting an incalculable economical and personal risk. As personal data has become the new currency in the digital era, its protection from unauthorized processing and distribution is a key issue to preserve the privacy and self-determination of individuals.

Learning contents:

Techniques to measure and enhance the security / privacy of IT-systems

- Security: security protocols, security policies and their enforcement
(e.g. access-control, dataflow control)

- Privacy: GDPR, privacy-enhancing techniques
(e.g. differential privacy, k-anonymity)

Learning objectives:

This course provides basic knowledge in security and privacy techniques and sketches their underlying foundations.

Prior knowledge:


Further reading:



May 25, 2023, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM


DFKI Bremen
B 0.10 Conference Room

Robert-Hooke-Straße 1
28359 Bremen

Online via Zoom

Hutter, Prof. Dr. Dieter

German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) in Bremen
Vice Director of the Cyber-Physical-System Department

Honorary Professor at the University of Bremen


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