EINSTEIN provides US-CERT with a situational awareness snapshot of the health of the federal governments' cyber space.
Privacy Impact Assessments (PIA)
EINSTEIN 1 (E1) analyzes network flow information from participating Federal Civilian Executive Branch (FCEB) agencies' networks and provides a high-level perspective from which to observe potential malicious activity in computer network traffic of participating agencies' computer networks. EINSTEIN 2 (E2) incorporates network intrusion detection technology capable of alerting the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) to the presence of malicious or potentially harmful computer network activity in FCEB agency network traffic.
The Cyber Security and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) continues to improve its ability to defend Federal Civilian Executive Branch (FCEB) agency networks from cyber threats.