FIPPS & Information Assurance: The Root and Foundation
Proceedings of National Conference on ADVANCES IN MANAGEMENT, IT, EDUCATION, SOCIAL SCIENCES - MANEGMA 2019. Mangalore. 1(1) pp. 27-34. (2019). ISBN No.: 978-81-938040-9-4.
8 Pages Posted: 9 Jul 2019
Date Written: June 15, 2019
Within Information Science there are various concepts and among these Information Privacy and Security is an important one. Within this security among the important topics the Fair Information Practice is an important one. Fair Information Practice, in short, is called as FIPPs. It is the result of commission’s enquiry into the web in which online entities collect various personal information and also assure that practice in information is fair enough. The Fair Information Practice is a core for healthy information privacy protection. It is important to note that FTC has been engaged regarding online privacy from 1995. The Fair Information Practice basically was proposed in the year 1973 in the report called US Secretaries Advisory Committee on Automated Personal Data System. It was proposed to talk about records, computers, and Rights of the Citizen. The fundamental contribution of this committee was to design and development of codes for fair information practice for the betterment of Automated Personal Data System. It is important to note that this commission might also have played a big role in the development of Fair Information Practice Principle (FIIPs) in 1977as mentioned in their report called Personal Privacy in an Information Society. Information assurance is about the design, development, management of information related policies. It talks about the assurance of the content and information having manual and technological attributes. Information Assurance is a broader area of Security related areas. The FIIP is an important affair of Information Assurance. As Information Assurance is about the policy and framework designing hence in this paper several affairs leading to FIPPs, its role, and importance, its characteristics, features, and functions have been described in a brief manner.
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