Course detail

Compliance and Legal Responsibility

FEKT-MPC-CPOAcad. year: 2020/2021

Concept and method of smart rules and performance-based rules, concept and method of legal compliance, typology of legal liability, disciplinary liability, liability of ISPs, standard compliance tools in cybersecurity, liability for cybersecurity incident, standard compliance tools in personal data and non-specific data, liability in protection of personal data, liability for violations of intellectual property rights

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Upon completion of this course, students should be able to understand and apply basic and advanced compliance techniques for public and private corporations, understand and apply methods for identification, prediction and prevention of liability in public and private corporations, actively create corporate compliance schemes in cybersecurity, personal data protection, intellectual property and criminal liability, actively create and implement procedures for efficient circulation of electronic documents in public and private corporations, understand and apply electronic measures for efficient cooperation with public sector bodies.


Not applicable.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Polčák, R. a kol. Právo informačních technologií, Praha: Wolters Kluwer, 2018 (vyd. září 2018). (CS)

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Not applicable.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Not applicable.

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1. compliance methodology
2. liability (private, public, administrative), ISP liability
3. cybersecurity measures and cybersecurity liability
4. compliance and certification of cybersecurity technologies
5. compliance in personal data protection I - subsidiary sources, subjects, subjective rights
6. compliance in personal data protection II - data transfers, DPA activities, DPO activities, data protection in criminal proceedings
7. compliance in software development - standard tools and licenses
8. eID in compliance
9. elektronic documentation of legal acting
10. practice of freedom of information and PSI re-use
11. creation and operation of public sector information systems (procedures, standards, controllers)
12. gathering and transfers of data in legal procedures and cooperation in criminal proceedings


The purpose of this course is to extend the knowledge that students gained in undergraduate courses of ICT law and cybersecurity law and provide for specific skills in compliance and liability related to cybersecurity measures in private and public corporations. The course is practically oriented to compliance procedures and liability risks arising from cybersecurity laws, personal data protection, intellectual property and criminal law.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme MPC-IBE Master's, 2. year of study, winter semester, 4 credits, compulsory-optional

Type of course unit



26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer


13 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer