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Oct 22, 2013
Acknowledging that much of the intelligence and law enforcement communities, as well as the wider federal government structure, often have a...
Oct 10, 2013
It has traveled a long, difficult road, but the Homeland Security Information Network is getting into place. HSIN is the primary platform for sharing...
Sep 10, 2013
By Wyatt Kash As organizers of the Boston Marathon prepared for last April's race, federal, state and local emergency and law enforcement officials...
Sep 09, 2013
When the Boston Marathon bombers were identified, tracked down and caught within days, a lot of credit went to interagency information sharing. That...
Aug 14, 2013
By Alexander W. Joel Many Americans probably don't know that there is a senior official whose job by law is to help ensure that civil liberties and...
Aug 06, 2013
The California State Threat Assessment System (STAS) - six fusion centers created in the aftermath of the information sharing failures leading to the...
Jul 15, 2013
Information superiority is critical to our nation's future, particularly in the realms of defense and homeland security. But beyond access to more...
Jul 01, 2013
The ability to exchange and integrate geospatial information can help prevent, prepare, respond to, recover from, and mitigate hazards and other...
May 13, 2013
When tragedy struck the Boston Marathon, law enforcement and national security officials sifted through untold amounts of information and identified...
May 06, 2013
Two Pentagon memos make official Defense Department adoption of the National Information Exchange Model as the basis for defense data exchange. A...