Connecting the dots

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.

Communications

Low-cost, always-on connectivity.

End-to-end encrypted communications.

Collaboration and analysis

Secure e-mail.

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.

Information

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.

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