The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Counterintelligence (CI) Program is a Department-wide effort designed to detect, deter, and disrupt foreign intelligence threats directed at the United States. CI encompasses those activities that identify, deceive, exploit, disrupt, or protect against espionage, other intelligence activities, sabotage, or assassinations conducted for or on behalf of foreign powers, organizations, or persons, or their agents (including transnational criminal organizations and drug trafficking organizations conducting intelligence-related activities), or international terrorist organizations or activities, collectively hereinafter referred to as foreign intelligence entities (FIE).1 DHS is conducting this Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) because the DHS CI Program requires access to, collection of, and storage of personally identifiable information (PII) associated with individuals who are either involved in, witness to, or knowledgeable of CI-related activities that are the subject of inquiry by DHS, or supporting CI activities conducted by the DHS CI Program. August 2020.
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Last Published Date: September 1, 2020