FIN 7900 Cybersecurity, Privacy and Regtech for Finance (3 units)
- FIN 7780 Financial Technology (FinTech)
- Medium of Instruction:
The marketplace for conducting business is changing rapidly towards the digital economy with the emergence of financial technology and government initiatives. Financial system inevitably being targeted by criminals as that's where the money is. While open platform brings easier access to financial service and enhancing customer experience, an organization needs to balance the openness with being secure. As attacks become more frequent and widespread, financial loss accumulates, regulators take closer notice and all these put pressure on financial institutions to act and comply.
This course will provide students with a practical perspective on cybersecurity and privacy, enabling them to understand the key security and information protection issues under the broad umbrella of FinTech. This course will also cover the latest regulations such as EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and industry compliance frameworks on security and privacy.
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