National Security Partnerships

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ODNI Private Sector Programs

 

The ODNI engages with the private sector through a wide variety of programs including: acquisition, analytic outreach, threat briefings, incident response, and cooperative research and development.

 

Intelligence, Science and Technology Partnership (In-STeP) – In-STeP connects experts from the private sector and IC to discuss innovation, research, and technology at all Technology Readiness Levels. Learn more at In-STeP.

 

Augmenting Intelligence Using Machines (AIM) – The AIM Strategy outlines how the IC will incorporate AIM capabilities in a manner that resolves key IC legal, policy, cultural, technical, and structural challenges while producing optimally effective analytic and operational contributions to the intelligence mission. Read more about the AIM strategy here.

 

Academic Outreach – ODNI facilitates and coordinates IC-wide outreach to academic institutions and subject matter experts through think tanks, Federally Funded Research and Development Centers (FFRDCs), and national labs on matters that may impact U.S. national security. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

 

Public-Private Analytic Engagement Program (AEP) – The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is the ODNI Executive Agent for the Public-Private AEP to collaborate on topics of mutual interest. Topic teams publish unclassified analytic deliverables that are disseminated across the government and private sector and are available to the public. Teams have been asked to present their work at various conferences and association events. Learn more at DHS Intelligence & Analysis Private Sector Engagement or email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Public-Private Talent Exchange (PPTE) – IC CHCO pilots the PPTE which entails mobility assignments from the IC to the private sector, and issues the PPTE Playbook, which describes IC programs and policies that facilitate those interactions. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for additional information.

 

Trade Associations Partners (TAP) Group – ODNI hosts a biannual meeting in the Washington, D.C. area for IC organizations to engage with trade-association representatives in a mutually beneficial venue for networking, information sharing, and provide the opportunity to understand initiatives that may impact U.S. national security. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for additional information.

 

ODNI Organizations Engaged with the Private Sector

New Opportunities

ODNI Directorates and Offices


National Security Partnerships Directorate (NSP) is the directorate responsible for promoting partnerships across the IC, Federal/State/Local/Tribal and law enforcement, Department of Defense, and private sector entities to leverage capabilities, information, and expertise, and synchronize activities and engagements on whole-of-nation challenges. For more information, click here.

 

The NSP offices engaged with private sector entities include:

  • Private Sector builds, enables, and maintains private sector partnerships to mutually share information, people, processes, technologies, innovations, and ideas to advance the IC mission and strengthen national security.
  • National Intelligence Manager for Cyber (NIM-Cyber) performs integrated Mission Management and serves as principle substantive advisor for cyber threat intelligence.
  • National Intelligence Manager for Aviation (NIM-Aviation) enhances aviation safety and security through improved Aviation Ecosystem intelligence integration and information sharing, to include close cooperation with the Aviation Sector Coordinating Council.
  • National Intelligence Manager for Maritime (NIM-Maritime) advances maritime intelligence integration, information sharing, and domain awareness to foster unity of effort to protect the United States, it’s interests, its allies, and its partners against threats to, within, or emanating from the global maritime domain.
  • National Intelligence Manager for Space & Technical Intelligence (NIM-S&TI) is responsible for mission management, programmatic oversight, collection and analysis on Space and Technical Intelligence across the IC.

 

Enterprise Capacity (EC) is the directorate responsible for enterprise-wide acquisition, procurement, and facilities, systems analysis, human capital, and information technology. For more information, click here.

 

The EC offices engaged with private sector entities include:

  • Acquisition, Procurement & Facilities (AP&F) engages with private sector entities in its activities to facilitate and oversee Major Systems Acquisitions, IC Enterprise Agreements and shared services, and to deliver integrated facilities and logistics solutions. For more information, click here.
  • IC Chief Human Capital Office (IC CHCO) engages with private sector partners to leverage industry best practices to better design, develop,and execute human capital strategies for the IC. For more information, click here.
  • IC Chief Information Officer (IC CIO) engages with the private sector in its mission to oversee the systems, technology, infrastructure, and security of the IC Information Environment. For more information, click here.
  • Systems and Resource Analyses (SRA) engages with private sector entities in the conduct of studies for advanced capabilities supporting the intelligence mission. For more information, click here.

 

Mission Integration (MI) is the directorate that integrates mission capabilities, informs enterprise resource and policy decisions and ensures the timely delivery of intelligence. Several National Intelligence Managers (NIMs) work with private sector entities, as does the National Intelligence Council (NIC). For more information, click here.

 

The MI offices engaged with private sector entities include:

  • National Intelligence Manager for Transnational Crime, Homeland, & Western Hemisphere (NIM-THW) performs integrated Mission Management functions and serves as principal substantive advisor for intelligence issues related to the Western Hemisphere including the Polar Regions, worldwide Transnational Crime, and the U.S. Homeland.
  • National Intelligence Manager for Economic Security & Threat Finance (NIM-ET) engages with private sector partners in its mission to assess economic, energy, illicit finance, investment, sanctions, and undersea cables threats that impact U.S. national interests.
  • The National Intelligence Council (NIC) is responsible for leading analysis across the IC to inform immediate and long-term policy deliberations. It fosters outreach to nongovernmental experts in academia and the private sector to broaden the IC's perspective.For more information, click here.

 

Strategy & Engagement (SE) is the directorate that identifies, develops, and articulates the path forward for the IC. It makes future bets through strategic initiatives that address enduring challenges and emerging issues and looks for opportunities to combine information, data, and technologies from different intelligence disciplines to do the unexpected. It envisions high-risk, high-payoff research that delivers innovative technology to the IC elements. It ensures innovation is informed by and manifested through transformative policy and strategy, and supports the communication of such developments to Congress and the public. For more information, click here.

 

The SE offices engaged with private sector entities include:

  • Information & Data (ID) reimagines the data and information landscape in light of our digital future, ensuring that the IC collects, creates, protects, uses, shares, and manages data and information in a way that enables the IC to know, find, and use the information at the speed of relevance, and that the IC can continue to deliver the right data to the right people, at the right time, in the right form.
  • Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA) invests in high-risk, high-reward research to achieve an overwhelming intelligence advantage for the Nation. IARPA drives groundbreaking research and development in support of our future strategies, enhances innovation across the breadth of IC activities, and allows the IC to take advantage of cutting-edge technology, resulting in critical advances that propel the IC forward. For more information, click here.
  • Transformation and Innovation (TI) identifies emerging challenges and threats that may affect our intelligence capabilities over the long term; spurs cross-IC innovation, creativity and investment to address those threats and advance Community priorities, and leads transformational IC-wide initiatives that will drive the IC toward our future goals and strategy. TI leads the Intelligence, Science and Technology Partnership (INSTEP). For more information, click here.

ODNI Centers

National Counterintelligence & Security Center (NCSC) leads and supports U.S. counterintelligence and security activities critical to protect the Nation. NCSC engages in outreach to private-sector entities at risk of foreign intelligence penetration, particularly foreign threats to supply chain security, academic institutions, and critical infrastructure, and assists in understanding and protecting against insider threats. For more information, click here.


National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC) leads the national CT effort by providing strategic engagement and information-sharing analysis across the CT enterprise and drives a whole-of-government approach to combatting terrorism. NCTC engages the private sector in response to inquiries related to terrorist threats and for analytic outreach. It has representatives located in eleven regions across the U.S; who are available to help private sector partners understand the CT enterprise and threat picture. For more information, click here.


National Counterproliferation Center (NCPC) leads the IC and interagency to prevent the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, their delivery systems, related technologies and expertise on weapons of mass destruction. NCPC engages with private sector entities for technical expertise. For more information, click here.


Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center (CTIIC) is the federal lead for intelligence support in response to significant cyber incidents, working on behalf of the IC to integrate analysis of threat trends and events, build situational awareness, and support interagency efforts to develop options for degrading or mitigating adversary threat capabilities. For more information, click here

ODNI Independent Offices

IC Civil Liberties, Privacy, and Transparency (IC CLPT) engages with advocacy groups to provide transparency on how the IC responsibly handles data, and ensures civil liberties and privacy protections are integrated into the activities of the IC. For more information, click here.

 

IC Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity (IC EEOD) leads IC efforts to attract talent to reflect the diversity of the nation and promote workforce inclusion through engagements with academic institutions, professional associations and not-for-profit organizations at job fairs and career events. For more information, click here.


ODNI Private Sector Programs

New Opportunities

 
 

Intelligence Community (IC) engagement with the private sector is a priority focus area for the ODNI.


The IC needs private sector ingenuity, technology, and partnership to address the complexity of threats and the pace of innovation that places the nation at risk. We recognize the critical role private sector partners play in the economic and national security of the United States.


The ODNI is dedicated to promoting collaboration with the private sector that advances national security interests while protecting the freedoms, civil liberties, and privacy rights guaranteed by the Constitution.


This feature is organized in three sections to help private sector partners navigate the ODNI:

  • Descriptions of the ODNI organizations engaged with the private sector;
  • ODNI programs engaged in private sector activities in areas such as innovation, advanced research, analytic outreach, and acquisition & procurement;
  • New opportunities for private sector collaboration with the ODNI.

 

ODNI Organizations Engaged with the Private Sector

ODNI Private Sector Programs

New Opportunities

 

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