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.
Agencies haven’t quite found the right balance between cybersecurity and accessibility when it comes to their data. It’s been two years since the White House issued its strategy on information sharing and safeguarding. And the Information Sharing Environment continues to steer efforts to achieve the administration’s goals. Kshemendra Paul is the program manager of the ISE. In part 2 of his interview with executive editor Jason Miller on the Federal Drive, Paul says there is movement on the security and ease of access question.
The improved sharing of law enforcement and homeland security information is having the intended effect — 10 years after Congress created a new office to lead the effort. The impact of all the changes can now be understood more than a year after the tragic and deadly attack at the Boston Marathon. Kshemendra Paul is the program manager of the Information Sharing Environment. He told executive editor Jason Miller on the Federal Drive about how the response to the Boston Marathon attack, and other examples, shows just how much progress has been made over the last decade.
Information Sharing Environment is helping to shape the policy and technology pieces to help implement the two-year-old White House’s strategy on information sharing and safeguarding. The back-end attribute exchange is an expanding component to solve this challenge.
Kshemendra Paul, the program manager of the Information Sharing Environment, said his organization’s tools and techniques are creating collaboration and trust among federal, state and local law enforcement officers. The Boston Marathon bombing is the most recent example of just how much the way intelligence is shared among authorities.
Your input will help the Information Sharing Environment with Project Interoperability. It’s the next stage in developing standards for sharing information, but the format of the project is different. Kshemendra Paul, program manager for the Information Sharing Environment, tells In Depth with Francis Rose about the rollout of Project Interoperability.
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The White House and the Information Sharing Environment released the Strategic Implementation Plan for the President’s National Strategy for Information Sharing and Safeguarding. The plan details 16 initiatives that span federal, state, local and tribal governments as well as private sector and international partners. January 16, 2014
What is the National Strategy for Information Sharing and Safeguarding? How has information sharing matured across the information sharing environment, the ISE? What are the biggest challenges facing the ISE? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Kshemendra Paul, Program Manager Information Sharing Environment. Kshemendra Paul Program Manager Office of the Information Sharing Environment
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