Information sharing

  • Nicole Ogrysko: FBI, Marshals Service face tough barriers in information sharing

    U.S. law enforcement agencies are on high alert now after recent terrorist attacks in Paris and Beirut. New security threats mean sharing information among those agencies is more important than ever. But brass at the FBI and U.S. Marshals Service said they’ve got some tough barriers to overcome first. Federal News Radio reporter Nicole Ogrysko shares more on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.

  • With new threats, law enforcement agencies look for more collaboration

    Leaders within the Justice Department said law enforcement agencies are too focused on the information systems — and not enough on the threat data itself and how it can be shared — to solve problems and respond to crises.

  • Federal, state, local programs working off of the same sheet of identity music

    Kshemendra Paul, the program manager of the Information Sharing Environment, said the organization’s annual report to Congress demonstrates a maturing and sustainable set of frameworks and policies.

  • Information Sharing: From Compliance to Defense

    This panel discussion features an in-depth discussion of who is leading the charge against cybercrime, and how government and industry can collaborate to protect and deter cyber criminals from becoming repeat offenders.

  • CISA bolsters cybersecurity without sacrificing privacy, Rep. Hurd says

    The Senate’s passage of the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act on Oct. 27 has a top House cybersecurity lawmaker pushing for the White House to get the bill as soon as possible.

  • IRS reinforces tax systems with new cyber tools

    The IRS and 20 tax industry organizations will share 20 new data sets with each other during the next tax filing season.

  • Real-time info sharing a point of contention in Senate cyber bill

    Senate Select Intelligence Committee chairs Richard Burr (R-N.C.) and Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) said they expect the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act will reach the Senate floor for debate in about 10 working days. They’re both open to changes to the bill, as long as they don’t alter the basic core of the legislation.

  • Database integration clears new path for law enforcement information sharing

    Kshemendra Paul, the program manager of the Information Sharing Environment, said a recently completed effort lets federal, state and local public safety entities search multiple records to ensure they aren’t stepping on somebody’s toes. The concept of event deconfliction across previously disparate databases became a reality because of trust in the ISE-sponsored frameworks.

  • McCaul: OPM hack should spur Senate to pass cyber liability protections

    The breach of Office of Personnel Management databases that compromised information of more than 22 million people should convince the Senate to pass cybersecurity legislation, Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Texas), the chairman of the House Committee on Homeland Security, said Thursday.

  • Brian Lepore: DoD and GSA must improve how they share information

    The Defense Department and General Services Administration have an information sharing problem. They aren’t sharing information about space that’s available on military installations and about the agencies that could use it. Brian Lepore is director of defense capabilities and management issues at the GAO. He tells In Depth with Francis Rose how the two agencies can improve that collaboration.