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Naughty or Nice? ISE Partnership with Santa Claus Improves Mission-Focused Responsible Information Sharing at the North Pole

Every year, Santa Claus, his trusty team of reindeer, hardworking cadre of elves–and of course, Mrs. Claus–embark on a complex, multi-layered process of fulfilling children’s holiday wishes across the globe, gathering information on wish lists, acquiring materials to build toys, and deploying them to the right homes. We recently caught up with Santa and his team to discuss their information sharing challenges, the ISE principles they have been using, and their progress since last Christmas.

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Breaking: New Jersey’s Real Time Crime Center launched!

Map courtesy of the Smart Policing Institute. Exciting news for the information sharing environment – New Jersey’s Real Time Crime Center (RTCC) launched yesterday in Newark, NJ.

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Buzz in the ISE: Big News for Stakeholders

It’s the end of the year, which means parties, calories, cold weather – and agencies trying to push out their big stories before the holiday rush! In this edition of the Buzz, we’re highlighting some “big news” stories in information sharing.

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Excellence in our nation’s fusion centers: congratulations to this year’s NFCA awardees!

The Annual National Fusion Center Association Training event is one that our community eagerly awaits each year. As the national network of fusion centers continues to mature, this annual gathering does the same.

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Buzz in the ISE: Thanksgiving Edition

Today’s Buzz comes to us from a monthly newsletter compiled by the DHS Office of Civil Rights and Civil Liberties. Together with the DOJ Bureau of Justice Assistance, they provide training and assistance on privacy issues to fusion centers across the country.

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An update on the Information Exchange Framework (IEF)

It isn’t new information, but it’s always important to remind ourselves that information sharing and safeguarding are two sides of the same coin.

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The FBI, Federal Partners, and the Private Sector: Closing the Gap in Cyber Security by Sharing Best Practices

  The Federal Bureau of Investigation serves as the executive agent for the multi-agency National Cyber Investigative Joint Task Force (NCIJTF) which coordinates, integrates, and shares cyber threat information among its nineteen intelligence, law enforcement, and military member organizations. To achieve its mission, the NCIJTF focuses on sharing domestic cyber threat information, coordinating whole-of-government cyber campaigns, and integrating domestic cyber data.

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Winner’s Circle: HSIN Wins GovDelivery® Outreach and Impact Award

Throughout the past year, the Homeland Security Information Network (HSIN) has worked diligently to expand the features and capabilities of the HSIN platform to further support the homeland security community. The HSIN operational strategy has included a series of regular publications to keep HSIN users informed and help them get the most out of their HSIN experience.

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Live from NFCA: Operational Use of HSIN in Hawaii, Arizona, and Georgia

One of the more interesting panels today featured fusion center representatives from Hawaii, Guam, Arizona, and Georgia, talking about how they use