Connecting the dots
- By Diane Frank
- Mar 07, 2004
The goal of the Homeland Security Information Network is to connect everyone involved in homeland security, from federal analysts to hospital workers and beat cops. A wide range of information and collaboration capabilities will be available to serve all those communities.
Low-cost, always-on connectivity.
End-to-end encrypted communications.
Collaboration and analysis
Interactive collaboration tools, such as real-time text and voice communications.
Support for requests, exchange and cross-referencing of information.
Search and link/timeline analysis, map/imagery displays.
Daily, periodic and ongoing report sharing.
Suspicious incident/preincident indicator data.
Media studies and analysis.
Mapping and imaging.
Critical infrastructure protection repository.
Strategic analysis of terrorist threats, tactics and weapons.