Posts Tagged ‘information sharing’

House Committee Sites Need for Better Information Sharing in Boston Marathon Report

Thursday, April 10th, 2014

Last month, the U.S. House Homeland Security Committee released a bipartisan report detailing the timeline of last year’s Boston Marathon terrorist attack. The report makes recommendations for improving counterterrorism efforts in the future…


IAS-003 (April 2014) 9/11, Counterterrorism, and the Senior Interagency Strategy Team

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

This study examines the role of the National Counterterrorism Center’s Senior Interagency Strategy Team (SIST), which was assigned a key role in countering terrorism. This case study explains how and why the SIST failed to yield a real strategy for counterterrorism.


Interagency Cooperation Important to Border Security

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014

Last month, law enforcement professionals gathered in Phoenix, Arizona to take part in the Border Security Expo. The Expo included keynote addresses from high ranking representatives from several U.S. government agencies…


Report Appraises U.S. Border Security

Wednesday, August 21st, 2013

In June, the U.S. Government Accountability Office released a report addressing DHS efforts to secure the southwest border, interagency oversight and information sharing efforts related to the southwest border, and DHS management of assets used to secure the southwest border…


Update on Cybersecurity Executive Order

Thursday, October 25th, 2012

According to Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano an Executive Order on cybersecurity is being reviewed by various departments, and will be issued once a “few issues” have been resolved…


Multi-Agency Centers Improve Export Control

Friday, March 9th, 2012

On March 7, 2012, the Obama Administration officially opened two new national, multi-agency centers to improve and streamline the U.S. Government export control system. The centers are a part of the President’s Export Control Reform Initiative…


DHS Testimony Assesses Information Sharing Efforts after 9/11

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012

Joint written testimony by recently outlined progress made in information and intelligence sharing initiatives undertaken since 9/11…


DHS Stresses Supply Chain Security

Friday, February 10th, 2012

The expansive nature of the global supply chain leaves it vulnerable to disruption, whether the disruption is naturally occurring or manmade.  To ensure the security and resilience of the global supply chain, there is a need to shift focus from “just-in-time” delivery to “just-in-case” security…


Joint Planning and Development Office Delivers Presentation on Interagency Information Sharing

Thursday, February 9th, 2012

In Washington, D.C. on January 24, Acting Director of the Net-Centric Operations Division (NCOD) for the Joint Planning and Development Office (JPDO), gave a presentation on interagency information sharing…


IAE 12-01W Multilateralism and U.S. Interagency Economic Development Efforts

Wednesday, January 18th, 2012

by David A. Anderson

This essay investigates collaboration among the U.S. interagency and multilateral development-promoting organizations, financial institutions, and initiatives. U.S. interagency collaboration and information sharing must take place among all U.S. agencies that assist in economic development…