Emerging Technologies and Security


Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

The purpose of this course is to introduce central current and future technologies, which are central to enterprises and organizations. Understanding technologies, concepts and purpose will contribute to a better understanding of cyber security and privacy related to these. The enterprise systems and technologies include, AI, cloud, blockchain, large enterprise systems and others.

Learning objectives


  • Must have knowledge about IoT devices and the usage of cloud computing in complex IoT architectures.
  • Must have knowledge about privacy and security considerations of such architectures.
  • Must have knowledge about different virtualization techniques, how they are used to support the cloud and their security characteristics.
  • Must have knowledge about AI and its use in detection of security and privacy vulnerabilities in large enterprise systems
  • Must have knowledge about Blockchain and its use in distributed organisations


  • Must be able to design and implement secure solutions for enterprises that make use of IoT devices and the cloud.
  • Must be able to use common frameworks for developing secure IoT solutions provided by the biggest cloud providers.
  • Must be able to assess when and where to use AI or Block Chain to solve privacy and security tasks in organisational systems


  • Must have competencies to design and implement secure solutions based on one or more of emerging technologies thought in the course.

Type of instruction

Types of instruction are listed at the start of ยง17; Structure and contents of the programme.



Name of examEmerging Technologies and Security
Type of exam
Written or oral exam
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Facts about the module

Danish titleFremspirende teknologier og sikkerhed
Module codeESNMCSPM2K2
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Copenhagen
Responsible for the module


Education ownerMaster of Cyber Security and Privacy
Study BoardStudy Board of Electronics and IT
DepartmentDepartment of Electronic Systems
FacultyThe Technical Faculty of IT and Design