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NIST report advocates cybersecurity standardization



NIST report advocates cybersecurity standardization
On August 10, the National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST) released their draft Report on Strategic U.S. Government Engagement in International Standardization to Achieve U.S. Objectives for Cybersecurity. In 2014, NIST was tasked with collaborating with U.S. federal government agencies to ensure interagency coordination in “the development of international… Read More

Cyber exercise tests whole-of-nation response



Cyber exercise tests whole-of-nation response
In June, U.S. Cyber Command, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) hosted a Air Force Staff Sgt. Presky, left, Army Master Sgt. McCarthy and civilian personnel concentrate on exercise scenarios during “Cyber Guard 2015″ in Suffolk, Va., June 11, 2015. Partners from across… Read More

InterAgency Journal 5-3 (Fall 2014)



InterAgency Journal 5-3 (Fall 2014)

Inside this issue: Insights to Effective Interorganizational Coordination, David Grambo, Barrett Smith and Richard W. Kokko; Improving Interagency Coordination in Africa, Robert Bennett; There is No Silver Bullet and Other Lessons from Colombia, Stuart Lippe… and much more.

Report Examines Interagency Coordination in Afghanistan



Report Examines Interagency Coordination in Afghanistan

The IBM Center for The Business of Government recently published a report examining interagency coordination in Afghanistan. The author draws on interviews with ambassadors, generals, and other important figures, analyzing the interactions between U.S. civilian and military efforts in Afghanistan from 2001-2009...

Report Assesses Global Food Security Efforts



Report Assesses Global Food Security Efforts

The Government Accountability Office recently released a report assessing progress made in the whole-of-government Feed the Future food security initiative. The report, GAO-13-809, follows previous reports on the subject, which found that food security efforts were fragmented and uncoordinated...

Panel Discusses Possible Post-Conflict Reform



Panel Discusses Possible Post-Conflict Reform

On August 13, panelists from various agencies and organizations met at the Stimson Center to discuss possible reform for future post-conflict situations. Among the topics discussed were ways to improve transitional and reconstruction efforts in post-conflict countries such as Iraq, Afghanistan, and Mali...

InterAgency Journal 4-2 (Summer 2013)



InterAgency Journal 4-2 (Summer 2013)

Inside this issue:  Defeating the Taliban's Shadow Government: A Foreign Internal Governance Strategy, by Daniel R. Green; Team of Rivals: Building Civil-Military Synergy in the Interagency, by Jeffrey S. Han; Fiscal Crises Experimentation: A Darwinian Approach, by Allan D. Childers and Mark H. Sweberg …and much more.

Senate Reports on Interagency Personnel Rotation Act



Senate Reports on Interagency Personnel Rotation Act

In November 2012, the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs reported the Interagency Personnel Rotation Act of 2011 to Congress...