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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

One of the 9/11 Commission’s major findings was the need to improve sharing terrorism-related information within and across government lines. This spurred significant action on the part of the president, Congress, and across the intelligence and law enforcement communities to transform information sharing into an all encompassing environment where the exchange of information is the rule, not the exception: To shift from the “need to know” construct toward a “responsibility to provide” paradigm.

From Defense Media Network, 02/29/2012

Federal News Radio

One of the few remaining challenges around information sharing is not culture or policy, but technology.

From Federal News Radio, 01/27/2012

Bloomberg

U.S. Director of National Intelligence James Clapper said cloud computing will play a major role as the nation’s spy agencies work to integrate computer and information systems to share more data securely.

Cloud computing has “huge potential for achieving savings and promoting integration,” Clapper told an audience today at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, a policy group in Washington.

From Bloomberg, 01/27/2012