Definitions Edit

Privacy engineering

focuses on providing guidance that can be used to decrease privacy risks, and enable organizations to make purposeful decisions about resource allocation and effective implementation of controls in information systems.[1]
is a collection of methods to support the mitigation of risks to individuals arising from the processing of their personal information within information systems.[2]
[is] a specialty discipline of systems engineering focused on achieving freedom from conditions that can create problems for individuals with unacceptable consequences that arise from the system as it processes PII.[3]

References Edit

  1. NIST, "Privacy Engineering at NIST" (full-text).
  2. Privacy Risk Management for Federal Information Systems, at 29.
  3. An Introduction to Privacy Engineering and Risk Management in Federal Systems, at iv.

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