Wednesday, February 1, 2012

U.S. Data-sharing System Will Take 5 Years to Fix

Waterman, Shaun. "U.S. Data-sharing System Will Take 5 Years to Fix." The Washington Times, January 26, 2012.

From the article: "The nation’s intelligence chief says it will take five years to complete major improvements in the system that allows U.S. agencies to share secret information, after the WikiLeaks breach revealed embarrassing weaknesses… Mr. Clapper said the changes would focus on monitoring and auditing downloads of data from intelligence agency computer systems. The reforms also will include tagging documents to make it easier to tell what information they contain and who should have access to them. The government also will ensure that intelligence staffers who log on to computer systems are securely identified."  Read more

See Also
Miller, Jason. "Federal Information Sharing Hamstrung by Technology." Federal News Radio, January 27, 2012.