Textbook Key

F: Foundations of Information Privacy and Data Protection

US: U.S. Private-sector Privacy

C: Canadian Privacy

E: European Privacy

G: U.S. Government Privacy

IT: Privacy in Information Technology

M: Privacy Program Management

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Federal Information Security Incident Center

FISMA codified a federal information security center, which is implemented in the U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT). U.S.-CERT is called upon to provide timely technical assistance regarding security incidents; compile and analyze security incident information; inform federal agency information system operators about current and potential threats, and consult with NIST and others regarding information security incidents.

Reference(s) in IAPP Certification Textbooks: G76

Acronym(s): FISIC

Associated term(s): U.S.-CERT, NIST

Associated law(s): FISMA