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Title: PROJECT SEARCH - SECURITY AND PRIVACY CONSIDERATIONS IN CRIMINAL HISTORY INFORMATION SYSTEMS - TECHNICAL REPORT NO. 2
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: SEARCH Group Inc.
United States of America
Date Published: 1970
Page Count: 57
Sponsoring Agency: SEARCH Group Inc.
Sacramento, CA 95831
US Dept of Justice
Washington, DC 20531
Document: PDF
Type: Program/Project Description
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: RECOMMENDED POLICIES, A DISCUSSION OF THE VARIOUS ASPECTS OF PRIVACY, AND A DISCUSSION OF SYSTEM SECURITY WITH APPLICATIONS TO PROJECT SEARCH AND OTHER CRIMINAL HISTORY INFORMATION SYSTEMS.
Abstract: FOLLOWING A SECTION OF POLICE RECOMMENDATIONS, THERE IS A DISCUSSION OF MANY OF THE DESIGN, PROCEDURAL AND ORGANIZATIONAL ASPECTS OF PROJECT SEARCH (SYSTEM FOR ELECTRONIC ANALYSIS AND RETRIEVAL OF CRIMINAL HISTORIES) AS THEY AFFECT PERSONAL PRIVACY. THE SECTION ON SYSTEM SECURITY REFERS TO EQUIPMENT, SOFTWARE, AND OPERATING PROCEDURES. CONTROLS AND PRECAUTIONS ARE DISCUSSED TO ENSURE REASONABLE RIGHTS OF PRIVACY AND PROTECTION OF SYSTEM DATA. THE APPENDIXES CONTAIN A CODE OF ETHICS, A GLOSSARY AND A BIBLIOGRAPHY. THE GENERAL TYPES OF PROBLEMS DISCUSSED INCLUDE - THE TYPES OF DATA THAT WILL BE CONTAINED IN THE FILES, THE PERSONS WHO WILL RECEIVE THE DATA, THE PURPOSES FOR WHICH THE DATA WILL BE USED, THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE SYSTEM AND THE PEOPLE WHOSE CRIMINAL HISTORIES COMPRISE THE DATA BANK AND THE ORGANIZATIONAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE ASPECTS OF THE SYSTEM. FOR RELATED INFORMATION, REFER TO NCJ-04905, 02229, AND 14366.
Index Term(s): Code of ethics; Computer aided operations; Conviction records; Criminal histories; Data security; Information Systems and Technology; Police information systems; Project SEARCH; Right of privacy
Note: TECHNICAL REPORT NO. 2
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