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NCJ Number: 31253 Find in a Library
Title: CONGRESSIONAL INTEREST IN SECURITY AND PRIVACY OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE INFORMATION SYSTEMS (FROM CARNAHAN CONFERENCE ON CRIME COUNTERMEASURES, 1975 - PROCEEDINGS BY JOHN S JACKSON - SEE NCJ-31252)
Author(s): L G BECKER
Corporate Author: University of Kentucky
College of Engineering
United States of America

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Lexington Section
United States of America

Aerospace and Electronic Systems Society
United States of America
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 8
Sponsoring Agency: Aerospace and Electronic Systems Society

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Lexington, KY
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40506
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS PAPER EXAMINES PROPOSALS AND REACTIONS OF THE CONGRESS, FEDERAL AGENCIES, AND STATE GOVERNMENTS WITH RESPECT TO INSURING THE PRIVACY, SECURITY, ACCURACY, AND CONFIDENTIALITY OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE RECORDS.
Abstract: CRIMINAL JUSTICE INFORMATION SYSTEMS, WITH THEIR SENSITIVE CONTENT, ARE CONSIDERED BY MANY TO BE ESPECIALLY VULNERABLE TO COMPROMISE AND ABUSE. FACTORS WHICH HAVE STIMULATED THE NEED FOR CONTROL OF THESE INFORMATION SYSTEMS, AND PROBLEM AREAS IN THE CONTROL OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE INFORMATION ARE REVIEWED. THE ACTIVITIES SUCH AGENCIES AS THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, THE DOMESTIC COUNCIL COMMITTEE ON THE RIGHT TO PRIVACY, AND THE GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE CONCERNING THE DEVELOPMENT AND REGULATION OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS ARE DESCRIBED. THE PROVISIONS OF SEVERAL LEGISLATIVE PROPOSALS WHICH WERE CONSIDERED BY THE U.S. CONGRESS ARE REVIEWED AS WELL. FINALLY, STATE STATUTES AND STATE ORGANIZATIONS CONCERNED WITH CRIMINAL JUSTICE INFORMATION SYSTEMS ARE EXAMINED.
Index Term(s): Confidential records access; Criminal justice information systems; Data integrity; Data security; Information Systems and Technology; Legislation; Right of privacy
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