MORE ON DATA-SHARING
Article from Washington Post on Department of Homeland Security’s information sharing system and its problems. Previous post on European Union refers. Usual problems of vulnerability to hacking and lack of security as public and private partners become involved. Its worth looking at the Bichard Report and Bichard’s follow-ups on implementation of his recommendations. Sharing intelligence is a tricky problem. Using the same system for multiple purposes with multiple users is not as simple as the software salesmen claim.