Implementing a Trusted Information Sharing Network: Using Immutable Audit Logs to Increase Security, Trust and Accountability

Publication Date: February 2006

Publisher: John and Mary R. Markle Foundation

Author(s): John and Mary R. Markle Foundation. National Security Task Force; Jeff Jonas; Peter Swire

Research Area: Government; Human rights; Media, telecommunications, and information

Keywords: Oversight; National Security and Information Technology; Systems; Intelligence

Type: Report

Coverage: United States


Explores use of immutable audit logs with respect to the technical, policy, and security issues needed for the widespread adoption of a trusted information sharing network. Recognizes drawbacks and offers policy recommendations.