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Jan 18 2017

 

Kshemendra Paul has resigned his politically appointed post as Program Manager for the Information Sharing Environment. 

 

For full story, click here.

Jan 13 2017

 

The Regional Information Sharing Systems is proud to announce that this year marks the 20th anniversary of RISSNET. RISSNET provides access to millions of investigative and intelligence records, connects systems from all levels of government, and helps law enforcement officers securely communicate and connect across jurisdictions.  Hundreds of resources rely on the RISSNET infrastructure to share information.  More than 44 million records are available through these and other RISSNET resources. 

 

Read the full article in the Fall 2016 RISS Insider.

Jan 12 2017

 

With 85 percent of agencies using smart identity cards to log onto computer networks, they’re starting to look ahead to the next phase of identity management: controlling who gets access to what information, and when. That requires implementing a back-end attribute exchange.

Jan 9 2017

 

Department of Homeland Security, Office of the Press Secretary

DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson has determined that election infrastructure should be designated as a subsector of the existing Government Facilities critical infrastructure sector. Given the vital role elections play in this country, it has been determined that certain systems and assets of election infrastructure meet the definition of critical infrastructure.

 

To read the full press release, click here.

Dec 29 2016

 

On October 7, 2016, DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson and ODNI Director James Clapper issued a joint statement that the intelligence community is confident the Russian Government directed the recent compromises of e-mails from U.S. persons and institutions, including from U.S. political organizations, and that the disclosures of alleged hacked e-mails on sites like DCLeaks.com and WikiLeaks are consistent with the Russian-directed efforts.

Dec 12 2016

 

Threats to American security continue to proliferate and evolve. A significant rise in homegrown extremists and domestic terrorist acts means there must be a paradigm shift in how state, local and tribal law enforcement agencies assist in countering such threats to our communities.

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