Citation[edit | edit source]

Department of Homeland Security, National Cyber Security Division, United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team, Privacy Impact Assessment EINSTEIN Program: Collecting, Analyzing, and Sharing Computer Security Information Across the Federal Civilian Government (Sept. 2004) (full-text).

Overview[edit | edit source]

This Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) examines the privacy implications of the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team's (US-CERT's) EINSTEIN Program in accordance with Section 208 of the E-Government Act and the guidance for PIAs issued by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB).

This PIA addresses for the EINSTEIN Program:

  • What and why the information is being collected; o The intended use of the agency information;
  • With whom the information will be shared; o What notice or opportunities for consent would be provided to individuals regarding information collected;
  • How that information is shared and secured; and
  • Whether a system of records is being created under section 552a of title 5, United

States Code (the "1974 Privacy Act").

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