Enterprises Cyber Security


Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

The sub-module: ‘POPBL and scientific methods’ is a part of this project and the students must pass this sub-module before they go to the project exam.

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives


  • Must have an overall knowledge about legal problems and legal measures to prevent or diminish problems within the following areas:
    • Personal data and other related information on privacy.
    • Intellectual Property Rights (IPR).
    • Protecting business secrets
    • Net and information security,
    • Criminal cyberattacks
  • Must have an overall understanding of what protection and rights the law from the areas listed above offers companies and individuals in specific situations.
  • Must have an overall knowledge about what obligations individuals and companies are subject to within the law in relation to different cyber security, privacy and cybercrime problems within an enterprise.


  • Must be able to analyze a future comprehensive security service or cyber security solution within the relevant legal framework that is solidly technical founded preventing cyberattacks to ensure privacy as well as protection of personal data and other business secrets
  • Must be able to undertake an analysis of specific law for applications of technology choices, strategic decisions and innovation
  • Must be able to make an overall legal analysis of given cybercrime, cyber security or privacy problem within an enterprise to contribute to select the needed and useful measures to protect the company from further problems in this areas.


  • Must have competence to deal with cyberattacks from a legal perspective in an appropriate and timely manner.
  • Must have competence to assist legal professionals to establish the necessary compliance procedures within the relevant regulatory frameworks to protect enterprises from breaching the regulation on personal data and privacy, but at the same time have a plan for protecting business secrets and IPRs from cyberattacks.
  • Must be able to judge and prioritize the validity of various sources of information.

Type of instruction

The project is performed individually or in small groups of a maximum of three members. At least one internal supervisor is assigned, who works with the primary subject within his/her research. Moreover, additional supervisors e.g. from industry can be involved in the project.



Name of examEnterprises Cyber Security
Type of exam
Oral exam based on a project
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingExternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Facts about the module

Danish titleCyber-security i virksomheder
Module codeESNMICTM1P6
Module typeProject
Language of instructionEnglish
Location of the lectureCampus Copenhagen
Responsible for the module


Study BoardStudy Board of Electronics and IT
DepartmentDepartment of Electronic Systems
FacultyThe Technical Faculty of IT and Design