Confidential Information Sources: Public and Private / Edition 2

Confidential Information Sources: Public and Private / Edition 2

by John Millar Carroll, John M. Carroll
     
 

ISBN-10: 0750690186

ISBN-13: 9780750690188

Pub. Date: 07/01/1991

Publisher: Elsevier Science

This edition includes the effects of massive computerization on the collection, storage, and reporting of personal data. For investigations and back-ground checks of any type, this outstanding volume tells how to hire reliable employees, sell to solvent customers, and purchase from reliable vendors. Carroll also examines troubling issues of ethics, accuracy, and

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Overview

This edition includes the effects of massive computerization on the collection, storage, and reporting of personal data. For investigations and back-ground checks of any type, this outstanding volume tells how to hire reliable employees, sell to solvent customers, and purchase from reliable vendors. Carroll also examines troubling issues of ethics, accuracy, and privacy in our age of electronic information transfer.

Discusses the way the nation collects, stores, and uses personal information.
Addresses the ethical questions about how personal data should be used.
Highlights the changes in information collection brought about by computers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780750690188
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
07/01/1991
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
1.00(w) x 6.14(h) x 9.21(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Personal Records: An Overview
Investigatory Credit Reporting Agencies
Law Enforcement Information Systems
In-File Reporting Agencies
Credit Card Security
Motor Vehicle and Other Government Records
Medical Records
Student Records
Personnel Investigations
The Issue of Privacy
Appendices

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