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Automotive Perimeter Security, Legal and Ethical Issues

Learning the relevant legislation applies to automotive security around the globe.

Automotive Perimeter Security, Legal and Ethical Issues
  • Duration

    2 weeks
  • Weekly study

    10 hours

What kind of legislation exists in automotive cyber security and safety?

This course will introduce general perimeter security used in modern vehicles. General legislation related to automotive cyber security around the globe will be explored, with a focus on economic, legal and regulatory issues surrounding security testing, compliance and certification.

What topics will you cover?

  • Firewalls
  • IDS
  • Encryption
  • GDPR

Learning on this course

You can take this self-guided course and learn at your own pace. On every step of the course you can meet other learners, share your ideas and join in with active discussions in the comments.

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...

  • Describe the concepts of perimeter security in automotive development, eg Firewalls, IDS
  • Develop an understanding of legal and ethical issues in automotive cyber security

Who is the course for?

MSc Cyber Security students.

Please note that the individuals detailed in the ‘Who will you learn with?’ section below, are current staff members and may be subject to change.

Who developed the course?

Coventry University

Coventry secured gold in the UK Government’s 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) and is University of the Year for Student Experience in The Times & The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.

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