Review of the Terrorist Screening Center's
Efforts to Support the Secure Flight Program
(Redacted for Public Release)

Audit Report 05-34
August 2005
Office of the Inspector General

Appendix II
Acronyms Used Throughout the Report

ACS Automated Case Support
CIO Chief Information Officer
CAPPS Computer-Assisted Passenger Prescreening System
DHS Department of Homeland Security
EMA Encounter Management Application
FAMS Federal Air Marshal Service
FBI Federal Bureau of Investigation
FY Fiscal Year
GAO Government Accountability Office
ICD Interface Control Document
IT Information Technology
MOU Memorandum of Understanding
NCIC National Crime Information Center
NCTC National Counterterrorism Center
NORAD North American Aerospace Defense Command
OIG Office of the Inspector General
OSIS Open Source Information System
OTVC Office of Transportation Vetting and Credentialing
PIA Privacy Impact Assessment
RFA Request for Action
SORN System of Records Notice
TIDE Terrorist Identities Datamart Environment
TSA Transportation Security Administration
TSC Terrorist Screening Center
TSDB Terrorist Screening Database
TSOU Terrorist Screening Operations Unit
TWPDES Terrorist Watchlist Person Data Exchange Standard
VGTOF Violent Gang and Terrorist Organizations File

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