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NCJ Number: 89628 Find in a Library
Title: Data Security and Data Processing, Volume 3, Part 1 - State of Illinois - Executive Overview
Corporate Author: IBM
Data Processing Division
United States of America
Date Published: 1974
Page Count: 41
Sponsoring Agency: IBM
White Plains, NY 10604
Publication Number: G 320-1372-0
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: The ten action steps outlined provide general guidance to executives for developing an information system that ensures data privacy.
Abstract: Step 1, reviewing an information system's requirements, includes determining what data is being collected, who needs the data, why they need it, when they need it, and whether all new uses of data are cleared through the executive in charge. Step 2, analyzing the confidentiality and criticality of information, includes determining how complex the information classification structure should be and how much protection is required for each kind of information. Step 3, assessing vulnerabilities and risks, involves identifying current risks to data privacy and assessing how much the risk could be reduced given an increase in security protection. Step 4, investigating technological safeguards, consists of determining the technological safeguards currently being used by the organization and assessing the effectiveness of available technological safeguards. Subsequent steps in chronological order include budgeting for information privacy, organizing for information privacy, establishing individual accountability, implementing technological safeguards, creating a privacy-conscious environment, and auditing the system. An executive action chart is provided, along with 26 bibliographic listings. For related documents, see NCJ 89626-27, 89629-32, and 89655-60.
Index Term(s): Computer privacy and security; Cost effectiveness analysis; Data security; Program planning; Security systems
Note: Prepared by Project SAFE (Secure Automated Facility Environment).
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