Module Title:Cybercrime Legislation
Language of Instruction:English
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:7
Module Delivered In 2 programme(s)
Teaching & Learning Strategies: This module is delivered within a classroom setting.
Module Aim: To familiarise students with Irish, European, and International legislation of most interest to IT cyber security professionals.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner should be able to:
LO1 Understand and discuss cybercrime legislation.
LO2 Address technology law issues as they arise.
Pre-requisite learning
Module Recommendations

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Incompatible Modules
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Co-requisite Modules
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Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Irish Law. European Law. International Law.
Data Protection
Understanding an individual's and organisational's accountability, liability, and responsibility under the Irish Data Protection Acts.
Classification of types, and the legal protections from.
Information and Law Policy.
Intellectual Property. Privacy. Ethics.
Assessment Breakdown%
End of Module Formal Examination40.00%
No Continuous Assessment
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Project Project (case study related to taught material). 1,2 60.00 Sem 1 End
No Practical
No End of Module Formal Examination

ITCarlow reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment


Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture 20 Weeks per Stage 3.00
Independent Learning Time 20 Weeks per Stage 3.00
Total Hours 120.00

Module Delivered In

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
CW_KCCYB_B Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Cyber Crime & IT Security 3 Mandatory
CW_KCCYB_D Bachelor of Science in Cyber Crime & IT Security 3 Mandatory