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Building the Bridge between Privacy and Cybersecurity for Federal Systems



Naomi B. Lefkovitz, Ellen M. Nadeau, Larry Feldman, Gregory A. Witte


This bulletin summarizes the information in NISTIR 8062: An Introduction to Privacy Engineering and Risk Management in Federal Information Systems which provides an introduction to the concepts of privacy engineering and risk management for federal information systems. NISTIR 8062 introduces two key components to support the application of privacy engineering and risk management: privacy engineering objectives and a privacy risk model.
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cybersecurity, information security, privacy, risk management, systems engineering


Lefkovitz, N. , Nadeau, E. , Feldman, L. and Witte, G. (2017), Building the Bridge between Privacy and Cybersecurity for Federal Systems, ITL Bulletin, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], (Accessed June 22, 2024)


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Created April 19, 2017, Updated January 27, 2020