Posts Tagged ‘information sharing’

Chairman Calls for Information Sharing Legislation

Thursday, January 22nd, 2015

In an interview earlier this week, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Martin Dempsey spoke about U.S. vulnerabilities to cyber attacks. The Chairman specifically addressed threats to civilian and private infrastructure…

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White House Discusses Strengthening U.S. Cybersecurity

Thursday, January 15th, 2015

On Tuesday, President Obama visited the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC) where he spoke about plans to strengthen U.S. cybersecurity in 2015…

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Interagency Cooperation Helpful in Countering ISIL

Thursday, December 4th, 2014

This week, Department of Homeland Security Deputy Assistant Secretary for Counterterrorism Policy Tom Warrick testified on the threat posed by ISIL and other terror groups…

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Report Addresses Cyber, Terror Threats

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

The Bipartisan Policy Center recently released a report warning of myriad cybersecurity and terrorism threats to the United States. The report is a product of former 9/11 Commissioners….

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Better Collaboration Needed Along Southwest Border

Thursday, July 10th, 2014

In June the Government Accountability Office released a report reviewing collaborative efforts among the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, and other interagency partners along the U.S. southwest border…

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DISA Releases 2014-2019 Strategic Plan

Wednesday, May 21st, 2014

In May, the Defense Information Systems Agency released its strategic plan for 2014-2019. The strategic plan outlines DISA’s focus areas, guiding principles, and strategic goals for supporting joint, interagency, and international mission partners…

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House Committee Cites 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…

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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.

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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…

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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…

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