Category: information sharing

Meaningful Ideas

That airline security is largely theater is a given. As has been covered by others, precluding cockpit access by anyone but pilots is the safest and sanest security move post-9/11. The rest of the processes are not ill-intended, just ill-conceived.…

Incongruence Defined

How apropos that on the heels of the publication of one of the better ideas out there on how to improve the quality and accessibility of intelligence to consumers, we hear reports that the leadership of the IC wants to…

Don’t Believe the Hype

I want you to read this tweet:   Two things: 1. The government is constantly whinging on about how we need more sharing. The private sector elements who actually get involved in sharing regimes constantly complain about how “sharing” with…

“reputation system”

From the Enterprise Resilience Management Blog: Anyone who believes he knows of information relating to these proposed patents will be able to post this online and solicit comments from others. But this will suddenly make available reams of information, which…

All aboard the cluetrain express

As with any sufficiently radical effort (and believe me, this is practically magic to some on the inside) there is a marked difference between the public face and the reality in the cube.

The SBU Hydra

Inside an unmarked, secured office near the White House, intelligence officials, lawyers and police work to close a gaping hole in the nation’s counterterrorism system: the failure of people in the government to communicate with one another. The Sept. 11…

Female Intuition?

Two of the best books on warning were written by women. Anticipating Surprise, by Cynthia Grabo, is one of the best all-around texts on the subject. An equally stellar but more focused work was Pearl Harbor: Warning and Decision, by…