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Continuing Education

IoT Security and Privacy (2022)

University of Geneva

LocationGeneva, Lake Geneva region, Switzerland

This CAS presents an in depth analysis of the issues and technologies related to the security of the IoT deployment applications and services, and how they should be designed to be conform to privacy and data protection legislation and regulations.

Chief technology officer, member of the direction or manager in charge of defining the technological strategy of their company, civil servant in charge of smart cities planning, deployment and maintenance, director of information systems, project manager with IoT, research and innovation manager, business and production manager, engineer with several years of experience

Prof. Dimitri KONSTANTAS, Computer Science Centre (CUI), University of Geneva, Sébastien ZIEGLER, IoT Forum and Mandat International

The Internet of Things (IoT) is expected to be the next major technological wave, with over 50 billion connected devices by 2020, over 14 trillion US$ economic value creation by 2022, and major gains in efficiency for the industry and public administrations. In response to this evolution, professionals and companies need to develop their expertise, update their knowledge and support innovative solutions. The Master of Advanced Advanced Studies (MAS) in the Internet of Things (MAS-IoT) is co-organized by the University of Geneva, the IoT Forum and Mandat International. The programme includes the Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) in IoT Fundamentals, the CAS in IoT Networks and Standards, the CAS in IoT Security and Privacy and the CAS in IoT Applications. The course has been tailored to provide professionals and future professionals an IoT cutting edge education.

Each module will be evaluated through personal or group work and/or examination tests.
The Master thesis will comprise an assessed written work.
Each module will be evaluated by the participants in order to identify potential improvements.

Participants who successfully complete the programme of the MAS will be awarded the Master of Advanced Studies in Internet of Things / Maîtrise universitaire d’études avancées en Internet of Things delivered by the University of Geneva. It equates to 60 ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits.
Participants who successfully complete the programme of the CAS will be awarded:
Certificate of Advanced Studies in IoT Fundamentals / Certificat de formation continue en Fondamentaux de IdO Certificate of Advanced Studies in IoT Networks and Standards / Certificat de formation continue en Réseaux et standards de IdO Certificate of Advanced Studies in IoT Security and Privacy / Certificat de formation continue en Sécurité et confidentialité de IdO and/or Certificate of Advanced Studies in IoT Applications / Certificat de formation continue en Applications de IdO Delivered by the Centre universitaire d’informatique (CUI) of the University of Geneva.
Each CAS equates to 12 ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits.

The total registration fees for the MAS refers to the maximum training time (4 semesters). It is set for each edition by the Steering Committee. These fees do not cover the personal expenses of students, nor travel costs, accommodation costs and insurance. For the first edition, which will begin in October 2017, the registration fees will amount to:

Participants who have obtained the four CAS over a period of time of three years can apply to the MAS with a complementary registration fee of CHF 2,500.

The thematic modules will be delivered within a regular academic year, from September to July. By default, each Module will be organized over two periods of two days, on Friday (14:00-21:00) and Saturday (9:00-14:00/21:00), to facilitate the participation of professionals. Complementary activities, such as laboratory and group works will be part of the programme. The master thesis will be written and submitted by the participant during the subsequent semester.

Each CAS (12 ECTS credits) can be attended individually and be credited in the MAS programme in a period of 3 years. Each CAS will comprise 3 thematic modules, followed by an individual work and/or an examination test.
Some modules may be attended individually, on request.

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