ABSTRACT

Privacy Impact Assessment for the Critical Infrastructure Change Detection   [open pdf - 383KB]

"The Critical Infrastructure Change Detection (CICD) program is a DHS Science and Technology (S&T) research program that is examining novel technical approaches to provide wide area surveillance and change detection capabilities to protect the Nation's critical infrastructure. S&T proposes to test a high resolution, 360 degree field-of-view video system that will accommodate multiple simultaneous users and also have change detection and tracking capabilities. A PIA is being conducted because the system demonstration will be performed in a public area of New York City and will involve capturing images of persons and textual information in the public space. Title 3 of the Homeland Security Act assigns S&T the responsibility for conducting research in support of the Department's mission. [...] The Critical Infrastructure Change Detection program is an S&T research program that is examining novel technical approaches to provide wide area surveillance and change detection capabilities to protect the Nation's critical infrastructure. The project is part of the S&T Innovation portfolio, which aims to provide proof of concept for new technology solutions. S&T is charged with developing technology solutions to protect critical infrastructure, as defined in Homeland Security Presidential Directive-7 and the National Infrastructure Protection Plan."

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2008-06-19
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Public Domain
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United States Department of Homeland Security: http://www.dhs.gov/
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