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Join the PM-ISE Team

Our office is hiring. PM-ISE is seeking several mission-passionate, self-starting, subject matter experts who are looking for a challenging assignment with a small, high-impact office that directly supports and interacts daily with the Executive Office of the President. PM-ISE has a permanent/cadre GS-15 position open along with several reimbursable detailee GS-15s and GS-13s positions that are Intelligence Community Joint Duty (JDA) eligible and open only to federal government employees.

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Hot Off the Press! 2014 HSIN Annual Report

HSIN annual ReportWhether it’s responding to an incident or sharing actionable information, law enforcement, intelligence analysts and other homeland security partners trust the Homeland Security Information Network (HSIN) as their preferred tool for connecting and collaborating with other mission-based professionals.  Through HSIN, users are able to gain the

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ISE Celebrates Its 10th Anniversary!

In late 2004, the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act (IRTPA) set in motion significant national measures to prevent terrorism. An important component of terrorism prevention, and a major lesson learned from 9/11, is the sharing of information across government. In January of 2005, the GAO placed “sharing terrorism-related information” on their High Risk List, making information sharing a key national imperative.

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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.