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National Information Sharing Strategy 2011

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12 pages
This report outlines the goals of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), National Information Sharing Strategy (NISS) providing a foundation to shape and implement information sharing initiatives with the FBI's many partners.
Effective information exchange is an important component of the FBI's unique national security and law enforcement mission. The FBI, National Information Sharing Strategy (NISS) ensures coordination of FBI initiatives that emphasize the collection and dissemination of intelligence to meet national security and law enforcement needs. The NISS has three goals which are outlined in this report: (1) reinforce the emerging culture of information sharing by emphasizing the benefits of active information and knowledge exchange, (2) make information sharing easier through the focused use of information technology and policy, and (3) make information sharing more effective. The FBI NISS provides the goals and structure to initiate and implement information sharing activities and capabilities. By promoting an information sharing culture and by instituting policies, procedures and technical capabilities to empower it, the FBI is creating the climate necessary for its professionals to fully embrace their information role and deepen their understanding of both threats and opportunities which will enable informed decisions and effective action to strengthen the national security of the United States. Appendixes A-C