Common Information Sharing Standards

The Common Information Sharing Standards (CISS) program provides standards for technology implementation, information sharing processes, and products for the ISE. The CISS program focuses on two types of standards:

Learn more about the most common information standards:

A Standards-Based Approach: Identify the benefits of developing a structured, standards-driven approach to information sharing

National Information Exchange Model (NIEM): Discover how NIEM connects communities of people who share a need for access to information

The Standards & Interoperability section of the ISE Building Blocks provides information about more standards options, how to implement them, and standards development organizations that focus on information sharing and safeguarding.