General Objective
The aim of the course is to deepen on the main issues of legal regulation of computer activities, in companies and in public administration, with reference to the issues of computer security and Cybercrime, regulation on the development and processing of personal data and on e-commerce and intellectual property in computer matters. The course is structured in modules also with examination of practical cases.

Knowledge and Understanding
At the end of the course, the student is able to identify and develop the main legal knowledge in the field of data processing and therefore to operate effectively within public administrations in the relationship with judicial or police offices. It is also able to participate effectively in working groups or joint investigation teams having clear the essential notions and legal responsibilities. The course allows the student to connect technology skills with organizational, economic and legal skills regarding the use of computer science tools in business and public sector.

Application of Knowledge and Understanding
For the realization of the training objectives, the didactic activities are articulated in thematic study modules, for the definition and the intervention in specific contexts or in particular situations of risk or emergency and to understand the needs of operators, there will also be joint initiatives with other courses of study on the issues of security, resilience and methodology for the acquisition of traces and evidences of cyber crime also in the international environment.




Adopted texts

slides and teaching material


U. Pagallo, The Laws of Robot

Study modes

on line (e-learning moodle Sapienza)

Exam modes

oral examinaxion

Exam reservation date start Exam reservation date end Exam date
23/06/2020 29/06/2020 30/06/2020
05/07/2020 15/07/2020 16/07/2020
10/09/2020 16/09/2020 17/09/2020
Course sheet
  • Academic year: 2019/2020
  • Curriculum: Curriculum unico
  • Year: First year
  • Semester: Second semester
  • SSD: IUS/20
  • CFU: 6
  • Attività formative caratterizzanti
  • Ambito disciplinare: Ambito Giuridico, Sociale ed Economico
  • Exercise (Hours): 36
  • Lecture (Hours): 24
  • CFU: 6.00
  • SSD: IUS/20