Additional Resources

Additional Resources

The Multimodal Information Sharing Task Force (MIST) is led by the Graduate School of Business & Public Policy at the Naval Postgraduate School. MIST has evolved from a strictly maritime focus to engaging threat and information sharing stakeholders inclusive of seaports, airports, trucking, rail and pipeline operations.


The Federal Identity, Credential and Access Management (FICAM) initiative is an effort of the Federal Chief Information Officers (CIO) Council to consolidate all government-wide identity, credential, and access management activities.


Comprising a roadmap for ISE Agencies, the framework provides maturity-driven and time-sequenced actions for agencies as they strive to implement information sharing and safeguarding initiatives to achieve strategic goals. The framework’s integrated performance measures allow PM-ISE to accurately assess improvements to the nations’ ability to detect, analyze, and respond to terrorism, Weapons of Mass Destruction, and homeland security threats.

The Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC) is an example of governance between the U.S. Government and the American private sector. The OSAC was created by the Secretary of State to promote an open dialogue between the U.S. Government and the American private sector on security issues abroad. OSAC is directed by a council of 34 representatives from companies and government agencies concerned with overseas security.

Through this volume of the DoD Information Security Program Manual, the DoD provides guidance for the identification and protection of Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI).

Through this directive, viewable here, DHS instills "uniformity and consistency in the application of security standards for state, local, tribal and private sector entities (SLTP) with whom classified information is shared and prescribes the processes and standards for providing access to and safeguarding of such information when shared with SLTPS entities."



HSIN Videos

Homeland Security Information Network users explain how the trusted network supports their homeland security mission operations to share sensitive but unclassified information.

ISE Training

Core Awareness Training provides an overview of the ISE and includes a significantly expanded discussion on privacy, civil rights, and civil liberties protections.


ISE mission partners at all levels of government work to put safeguards in place to ensure the protection of privacy, civil rights, and civil liberties of citizens.