Boston – June 12th

Joe Rozek Microsoft Corporation


Know the enemy and know yourself; in a hundred battles you will never be in peril When you are ignorant of the enemy but know yourself, your chances of winning and losing are equal If you are ignorant both of your enemy and yourself, you are certain in every battle to be in peril


“a condition of revolt against a government that is less than an organized revolution and that is not recognized as belligerency”

“The calculated use of violence or the threat of violence to inculcate fear - intended to coerce or to intimidate governments or societies in the pursuit of the terrorist’s goals that are generally political, religious or ideological”

Organization - Underground *** - Auxiliary
Witting ● Unwitting


Cell Structure Tradecraft



A collaborative multi-disciplinary public safety and private sector real or virtual organization where information is collected, integrated, evaluated, analyzed, and disseminated to support efforts to anticipate, identify, prevent, monitor and respond to criminal and terrorist activity Turning information into intelligence and actionable knowledge

Agriculture, food, water, the environment Banking and finance Chemical Industry, hazardous materials Criminal Justice Education Emergency services Energy Government Health and Public Health

Hospitality and lodging Information, telecom Military Postal and shipping Private security Public works Real estate Retail Social services Transportation


Create a collaborative environment for the sharing of intelligence and information among local, state, tribal, and federal law enforcement agencies, public safety agencies and private sector Leverage the databases and systems available via participating entities to maximize information sharing Create an environment in which participants seamlessly communicate by leveraging existing systems and those under development and allow for future connectivity to other local, state, tribal and federal systems – Global Justice Extensible Markup Language (XML) Integrate technology, systems, and people Ensure appropriate security measures are in place for the facility, data and personnel

Multi-use: crime, terrorism, all hazards The essence of prevention and response:
State and local responders Information sharing

Information sharing will either be evolutionary or revolutionary


Direct response to intelligence and information sharing failures – 9/11, London, Saudi Oil Co. NGA - Second highest priority 41+ state and local sites in operation today No technology standard or best practices are in place

Funding available through DHS and COP grant programs Constituencies
535 Congressmen/women & Senators 50 States, plus territories and protectorates Counties and municipalities


Intelligenc e
Law Enforcement

Informatio n
Public Safety, Private Sector, Citizens

Emergency Management


Prevention Intelligenc e
Law Enforcement

Public Safety, Private Sector, Citizens

EOC Preparation
Emergenc y Manageme nt

COP Preparati on


Public – Private Sector Alliance KISS Principle Understand the business process requirements Understand the technology components that are necessary to support the business processes


Approach that will allow a State to build out its IT framework incrementally Integrated approach Service Oriented Architecture Senior Decision Maker Conceptual Architecture CIO IT Architecture

Foundation of the President’s Information Sharing Environment Implementation Plan
Re-programming FY-07 funds Programmed FY-08 funds

Priority for governors State led Long term effort

Financial Risk – Minimal Public Safety Risk – Catastrophic
Tyranny of time


Time is not our ally Our Country remains vulnerable Its not if . . . but when the homeland will be attacked . . . again Need to prepare now not later



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