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Information sharing — between federal agencies, and across multiple layers of government — became an even more vital endeavor in the post-9/11 age.

The 2004 Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act sought to institutionalize best practices for broader and more robust information sharing, while at the same maintaining efforts to protect classified data.

Continue reading and listen to PM-ISE Kshemendra Paul's interivew on Federal News Radio

From Federal News Radio, 09/19/2012

The House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Oversight, Investigations, and Management examines military base security and lessons learned from the 2009 terrorist attack at Fort Hood, Texas. View PM-ISE Testimony on lessons learned from Ft. Hood video.

From C-SPAN, 09/14/2012

The head of the federal government's information sharing initiative says agencies are doing a better job of sharing in a post-9/11 environment.

In addition to interagency sharing, another improvement has been greater sharing between local, state and federal entities, said Kshemendra Paul, program manager for the Information Sharing Environment, in an interview this week with The Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Emily Kopp.

From Federal News Radio, 08/31/2012

By Aliya Sternstein
NextGov

Within weeks, police nationwide should be able to obtain free software for matching photos of unidentified suspects against the FBI’s biometric database of 12 million mug shots, according to an Office of the Director of National Intelligence agency.

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From NextGov, 08/20/2012

Elaine S. Povich

The U.S. government is doing a decent job sharing information among federal agencies and international partners, but the relationship with private industry still needs work, according to a recent report to Congress.

From AOL Government, 08/03/2012

By Jennifer Martinez

The task force, co-chaired by former National Security Agency Director Michael Hayden and Boston Properties chief executive Mort Zuckerman, proposes a set of legislative recommendations in the report that are intended to help the private and public sectors share information about cyber threats with one another in real time. The release of the report comes as Congress is gridlocked on cybersecurity legislation.

From The Hill's Hillicon Valley Blog, 07/25/2012

AOL Government.
Wyatt Kash

The General Services Administration's decision to abandon a 50-year old conference franchise, known as IRMCO, in favor of a new one-day symposium dedicated to advancing acquisition, proved to be a winning move for GSA Thursday and a step forward for the acquisition community.

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From Aol Government., 04/03/2012

Federal Computer Week

The work: Serving as the driving force behind the Obama administration’s efforts to strengthen the safeguards on national security information in the wake of the WikiLeaks data breach.

The impact: Howell created the necessary mechanisms, metrics, and processes to improve the security of information on classified networks and support vital information-sharing objectives.

From Federal Computer Week, 04/03/2012

Federal News Radio

Panelists:

  • Kshemendra Paul - Program Manager, Information Sharing Environment, ODNI
  • Elaine Cummins - Chief Information Sharing Officer, FBI
  • Justin Murphy - Senior Advisior, Dept. of Justice
  • Neill Tipton - Dept. of Defense

Program discussion:

From Federal News Radio, 03/13/2012