Privacy Recommended Reading List

By DON CIO Privacy Team - Published, June 23, 2009

Welcome to the Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer Privacy Team recommended reading list. This list will be periodically updated.

U.S. GOVERNMENT PRIVACY U.S. GOVERNMENT PRIVACY
by Julie S. McEwen and Dr. Stuart S. Shapiro

U.S. Government Privacy covers privacy principles and terminology, privacy policy implementation, program auditing and compliance, and records management practices in U.S. government. It also describes in detail the key privacy laws and regulations now in force in the U.S. public sector that include Freedom of Information Act, Federal Information Security Management Act, the Data Quality Act, the E-Government Act and the Privacy Act of 1974, as well as implementation and reporting tools available to government privacy professionals such as Privacy Impact Assessments and System of Records Notices.
IF YOU ARE ME, THEN WHO AM I
IF YOU ARE ME, THEN WHO AM I

by John P. Gardner Jr., James D. McCartney and Jeffrey M. Omtvedt

If You Are Me, Then Who Am I? explains what identity theft really is and what can be done about it. It also details the good, the bad and the ugly regarding what identity theft products actually accomplish. Additionally, it examines what the government is doing to try to stem the tide of identity theft and what business owners can do to protect themselves as well as meet the compliance requirements of these new laws. Finally, the book explains how all the pieces of identity theft fit together.

UNDERSTANDING PRIVACY

UNDERSTANDING PRIVACY
by Daniel J. Solove

Understanding Privacy offers a comprehensive overview of the difficulties involved in discussions of privacy and ultimately provides a provocative resolution. The author argues that no single definition can be workable, but rather that there are multiple forms of privacy, related to one another by family resemblances. His theory bridges cultural differences and addresses historical changes in views on privacy. Drawing on a broad array of interdisciplinary sources, the author sets forth a framework for understanding privacy that provides clear, practical guidance for engaging with relevant issues.

THE TRUTH ABOUT IDENTITY THEFT THE TRUTH ABOUT IDENTITY THEFT
by Jim Stickley

The Truth About Identity Theft’s author, Jim Stickley, has stolen credit cards, hacked Social Security numbers, robbed banks, and created fake ATMs. He has broken into armed government facilities and has stolen from teenagers. He is an identity thief, but he is no criminal. Fortunately for all involved, Stickley was hired to perform these attacks by corporations testing their security, news agencies investigating security concerns, and other media outlets interested in knowing just how easy it is to commit identity theft. This book provides insight that most people only experience after becoming victims of identity theft. Each truth walks readers through a different type of attack, explaining the complete process in a very simple and straight-forward way. The book details the different attacks to reveal how people at home, work and on the road become victims.
SCHNEIER ON SECURITY SCHNEIER ON SECURITY
By Bruce Schneier

Schneier on Security provides advice from computer security expert Bruce Schneier. The book details the strengths and weaknesses of computer security and the price people pay -- figuratively and literally -- when security fails. The book highlights the issues surrounding things such as airplanes, passports, voting machines, ID cards, cameras, passwords, Internet banking, sporting events and computers.
STEALING YOUR LIFE STEALING YOUR LIFE
By Frank W. Abagnale

Stealing Your Life author Frank Abagnale, depicted in the film Catch Me If You Can, exposes the tactics of today’s identity theft criminals and offers powerful strategies to thwart them based on his second career as a fraud-fighting consultant. The book offers dozens of concrete steps to transform anyone from an easy mark into a hard case that criminals are likely to bypass. Stealing Your Life, which includes numerous anecdotes, is the practical way to shield yourself from one of today’s most nefarious and common crimes.
THE ART OF THE STEAL THE ART OF THE STEAL
By Frank W. Abagnale

In The Art of the Steal, author Frank Abagnale details how he uses his first-hand knowledge of cons and scams in his second career as an internationally renowned consultant on preventing fraud. The Art of the Steal reveals the costly cunning behind both high-tech and age-old crimes, giving readers from consumers to business owners tips on how to prevent identity theft; create forge-proof documents and spot phony ones immediately; avoid information embezzlement; prevent products from being counterfeited; safely use access, credit, debit and ATM cards; and spot and sidestep ingenious foul play on the streets. This book helps readers defend against even the craftiest crook.

TAGS: Cybersecurity, FOIA, IDManagement, Privacy

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