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Creating a Trusted Information Network for Homeland Security: Second Report of the Markle Foundation Task Force


Publication Date: December 2003

Publisher: Brookings Institution; Center for Strategic and International Studies (Washington, D.C.); John and Mary R. Markle Foundation

Author(s): John and Mary R. Markle Foundation. National Security Task Force

Research Area: National Security and Information Technology

Keywords: Terrorism; Information sharing; National Security and Information Technology; Decentralized network

Type: Report

Coverage: United States

Abstract:

Reaffirms the principles of the first Task Force report ("Protecting America's Freedom in the Information Age") and provides greater detail on the creation and implementation of a trusted information sharing network for homeland security. Offers recommendations on how the government should combine the resources of local, regional, state, and federal agencies as well as the private sector to create this network while preserving - or even enhancing -the privacy and civil liberties of American citizens.