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ITS9: Information security, data protection and privacy

Developing applied tools for privacy and data protection in C-ITS.

About this course

This course provides the necessary tools to address privacy concerns that arise from C-ITS equipped vehicles. It underlines, why data protection is a critical aspect of C-ITS and situates car data as personal data. It familiarises students with the key legal and political debates surrounding Data Protection in Europe, especially the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). It outlines, which tools can to be used from 2018 onwards to comply with European legislation and analyses existing cases of data protection in C-ITS-related services.

You’ll learn

  • To understand the legal background for data protection in C-ITS
  • To summarise user demands for privacy in C-ITS
  • To assess privacy and data protection solutions

Meet the instructor

Jennie Martin

Jennie Martin


Jennie is the Secretary General of ITS - UK, the Intelligent Transport Society for the United Kingdom. She previoulsy worked in the City Engineer’s Department at the Corporation of London, the local authority for the “Square Mile” financial district of London. Jennie has a BA (Hons) from Kings College London, and an MA from the UK’s Open University. Her MA thesis was on the institutional framework of the introduction of camera technology for traffic applications in London. Jennie is a past Chairman of the Network of National ITS Associations, an organisation of 28 European ITS associations.

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This course was developed by the CAPITAL project, which received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 724106.