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.
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.
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.
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.
One of the more interesting panels today featured fusion center representatives from Hawaii, Guam, Arizona, and Georgia, talking about how they use
We loved reading this Federal Computer Weekly story last week, and want to share it with our partners across government and industry. Richard Spires, former DHS CIO, reflects on the progress of information sharing since 9/11.
A few days ago, I announced our Annual Report. Many of our federal agency partners know that much of the content for the Annual Report comes from the Performance Assessment Questionnaire (PAQ) surveys that federal agencies complete.
We have delivered the Information Sharing Environment’s 2014 Annual Report to the Congress. This annual report card tells the Congress and the American people how our federal, state, local, tribal, private sector, and international partners are doing in their journey to achieve the decentralized, distributed, and coordinated approach to information sharing envisioned by the Congress ten years ago when it authorized establishment of the Information Sharing Environment (ISE).
The need for collaboration between government and industry – on standards, on cybersecurity, on threat information – isn’t news. We realized long ago that government and industry need each other’s help to solve these complex problems.