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Feds To Improve Threat Information Sharing

Project Interoperability aims to develop and standardize formats for sharing security and threat information among organizations.

ISE program manager Kshemendra Paul. (Source: Office of Information Sharing Environment)
ISE program manager Kshemendra Paul.
(Source: Office of Information Sharing Environment)

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Joe Stanganelli
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Joe Stanganelli,
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3/31/2014 | 11:39:34 PM
Re: Sounds good in theory
Ironically, the post-9/11 increase in information gathering was a response to the need for better information sharing.

"Oh, I still can't figure out how to hammer these nails in.  I better get more screwdrivers!"
jgherbert
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3/31/2014 | 6:40:27 PM
Re: Sounds good in theory

"At least they've got the information gathering part down..."

Yeah, apparently so ;-) I'm sure that this was something mentioned as an aim as of, say, September 12, 2001, and honestly I don't hold out much hope. The government agencies are still, I believe, too full of paranoia, empire building, politics and plain old "information is power so I'm keeping this" for info sharing to work. Still, I wait to be impressed and proven wrong!

Thomas Claburn
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3/31/2014 | 4:42:43 PM
Sounds good in theory
I hope it works. Information sharing is a perenial problem in federal agencies. At least they've got the information gathering part down...
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