Friday, December 05, 2008

Concerns Persist Over DHS Info-Sharing Network 'Upgrade'

Ben Bain writes on

The Homeland Security Department’s effort to upgrade its platform for sharing sensitive but unclassified information with its partners continues to draw concern from groups keeping an eye on the department’s plans.

On a conference call held Dec. 3, a group of outside experts advising the department on its effort to upgrade the Homeland Security Information Network (HSIN) agreed to a statement of support for the endeavor to upgrade the program.

However, the group, the HSIN Advisory Committee, still urges DHS to alter its approach to the HSIN Next Generation program, said Joe Rozek, who until last week was its chairman and remains a member of the committee.

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