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Inter-Agency Geospatial Collaboration at Work

The United States continues to face challenges in analyzing and disseminating terrorism and homeland security-related information.  The National Network of Fusion Centers (NNFC) represents the collective capacity of 78 individual state and major urban area fusion centers, owned and operated by state and local entities.  These fusion centers serve as focal points for the sharing of threat information and intelligence between federal, state, and local partners. 

Panel Conducts Review of FBI Since 9/11 Commission Report

Friday, March 27, 2015

Following 9/11, the FBI set about to implement a number of organizational changes to help the Bureau share information and better protect the homeland.

Mission Partners: 
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Policy Update: Introducing ISE-SAR Functional Standard 1.5.5


The Nationwide Suspicious Activity Reporting (SAR) Initiative (NSI) is a cornerstone of counterterrorism information sharing. Jointly managed by FBI and DHS, the NSI enables law enforcement organizations to share ISE-SARs - suspicious activity reports which have been vetted and determined to have a potential nexus to terrorism.

For NSI to work, it must meet the operational and mission needs of the complex threat environment we face.

Calls for Improved Information Sharing in Europe

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

The Journal reports that European lawmakers are calling for the content to "improve the sharing of information on risks to flights, including exchanging intelligence data, the head of the region's air-safety agency said on Wednesday, amid heightened concerns about operations near conflict zones...

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Buzz Around the ISE

This week, our Buzz is highlighting two key reports, both of which were released on 22 July and both of which have their roots in the events that occurred on 11 September 2001.  The first document revisits The 9/11 Commission Report, while the second provides a scorecard on how well the nation’s fusion centers are performing. 

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Buzz Around the ISE

Every couple of weeks, we’ll recap a sampling of stories or events from the Information Sharing Environment and its stakeholders. Check back often!

D-Day & the Greatest Generation

As our President today commemorates the 70th Anniversary of the event recognized as the beginning of the end of World War II, the Office of the Program Manager, Information Sharing Environment joins with our Nation in recognizing with awe and sincerest appreciation the sacrifice of our country’s greatest generation. 

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Nine Years of Information Sharing and Safeguarding Success

As a direct outcome of the events of September 11, 2001, the Information Sharing Environment (ISE) and the Office of the Program Manager, Information Sharing Environment (PM-ISE) were officially stood-up when President Bush designated the first PM-ISE staff member on April 15, 2005.