Showing posts from October, 2012

Announcing the new MSIT in Privacy at CMU

We've launched a new masters program for privacy engineers! We expect our first class will start next fall. The Master of Science in Information Technology—Privacy (MSIT-P) degree is a one-year program designed for computer scientists and engineers who wish to pursue careers as privacy engineers or technical privacy managers. Designed in close collaboration with industry and government, this program is intended for students who aspire to play a critical role in building privacy into future products, services, and processes. This first-of-its kind program responds to the rapidly growing need for technical privacy expertise. As organizations develop new products, services, infrastructures and business processes that facilitate the collection and management of an ever-wider range of customer data, they are discovering that privacy issues need to be addressed from the very beginning of the design process. Over the past several years, both industry and gov…