Information and Communications Policy (PUBP 6502)
Examination of convergence of information technology, communications and telecommunications, policy making with the executive/regulatory branches, special interest group role, and key domestic and international issues.
Privacy, Technology, Policy and Law (CS/MGT 6726)
A multi-disciplinary approach to privacy, a topic of great interest in the technology, policy, ethics, law and business realms.
Internet and Public Policy (PUBP 6111)
Analyzes policy implications of Internet architecture (Internet protocols, domain name system, packet switching, peer-to-peer) and surveys policy issues about content, privacy and security, intellectual property and governance.
Scenario and Path Gaming (INTA 6014)
Introduces students to the construction and presentation of formalized scenarios for international planning, and into the formulation, implementation and assessment of path games.
Data Analytics and Security (INTA 8803)
Explores the foundations of big data, including computing technology and statistics. Explores the nature of underlying technical challenges and statistical assumptions used to understand relationships in a variety of applied fields, with a focus on the fields of fraud detection and communication monitoring. Engages with the social implications of increased knowledge, surveillance, and behavioral prediction made possible by big data, and the ethical tradeoffs faced. While the course includes an analytics project, no prior technical experience is required.
Information Policy and Management (PUBP 6501)
Examination of information age from policy and management perspectives. The course explores concepts and issues related to the formation and implementation of information policies.
Challenge of Terrorism in Democratic Societies (INTA 8803 G)
Examines the contexts that nurture domestic and international terrorism, the variety of terrorist organizations, and alternative approaches to combating the problem. Includes critical infrastructure as a target.