Teresa Takai's strong information technology and government background are enough to overcome her lack of military experience, industry officials say.
Consolidating IT infrastructures used by hundreds of state government agencies not only makes financial sense but also positions states to better use technology, state CIOs say.
Shortly after the first fusion centers were established, federal and state officials realized two things: First, the fusion concept could be extended beyond counterterrorism. And second, federal grants were a powerful force in shaping fusion centers.
Agencies involved in fusion centers say they take privacy seriously. But they're reluctant to say much else about the subject.
The Federal Communication Commission's National Broadband Plan includes health information technology and telemedicine.
The Homeland Security Department plans to use state and local intelligence fusion centers to share classified data on cyber threats to critical infrastructure.
U.S. law enforcement agents are going undercover with false online profiles to communicate with suspects and gather evidence
The Health and Human Services Department has announced the final group of states that will get economic stimulus law money for statewide health information exchanges.
Decreasing resources force creative approaches to meet needs.
GCN Lab’s Greg Crowe questions the effectiveness of adding health warning labels to cell phones.
Federal, state and local officials plan to assess fusion centers' progress in meeting baseline capabilities.
Caryn Wagner started today as head of the DHS office that uses information technology to share homeland security-related data with state and local authorities.