An excellent definition of privacy in the context of autonomy and security:
- Autonomy PrivacyÂ is an individualâ€™s ability to conduct activities without concern of or actual observation (i.e., surveillance).
- Information SecurityÂ is the protection of information resources from unauthorized access, which could compromise their confidentiality, integrity, and availability. Â This includes, but is not limited to networks, hardware, software and information (some of which is confidential).
- Information PrivacyÂ is the intersection of autonomy privacy and information security — it is the appropriate protection, use, and dissemination of information about individuals