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An Introduction to Privacy Engineering and Risk Management in Federal Information Systems

Published

Author(s)

Sean W. Brooks, Michael E. Garcia, Naomi B. Lefkovitz, Suzanne Lightman, Ellen M. Nadeau

Abstract

This document provides an introduction to the concepts of privacy engineering and risk management for federal information systems. These concepts establish the basis for a common vocabulary to facilitate better understanding and communication of privacy risk within federal information systems, and the effective implementation of privacy principles. This publication introduces two key components to support the application of privacy engineering and risk management: privacy engineering objectives and a privacy risk model.
Citation
NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR) - 8062
Report Number
8062

Keywords

Computer security, cybersecurity, information security, privacy, risk management, systems engineering
Created January 5, 2017, Updated November 10, 2018