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1 1 John Hoyt Branch Chief, Knowledge Management Command, Control and Interoperability Division Science and Technology Directorate October 29, 2008 Knowledge Management

2 2 CNR Annual Program Status Review 8 February 2005 Command, Control and Interoperability Vision Stakeholders have comprehensive, real-time, and relevant information to create and maintain a secure and safe Nation. Mission Through a practitioner-driven approach, the Command, Control and Interoperability Division (CID) creates and deploys information resources to enable seamless and secure interactions among homeland security stakeholders.

3 3 Command, Control and Interoperability (CID) Reconnaissance, Surveillance, and Investigative Technologies Cyber Security Communication, Interoperability and Compatibility Knowledge Management Tools Basic/Futures Research CID: Organization Managed by the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate, CID delivers on its mission through five thrust areas.

4 4 Knowledge Management Tools Develops tools and methods to process and analyze massive amounts of information that are widely dispersed and in multiple forms. Works collaboratively to complement efforts in the intelligence, law enforcement, and homeland security communities. Provides knowledge management capabilities to reduce the risk of terrorist attacks and to prepare for and respond to natural and man-made disasters.

5 55 Planned Demos/Deliverables/Transitions Deliverable 1: Conduct interstate photo sharing pilot with North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia law enforcement agencies – FY Deliverable 2: Evaluate handhelds and wireless federated query applications in integrated local, state, and Federal law enforcement information sharing environments (Automated Regional Justice Information System, AZLink) – FY Transition 3: Interconnect fragmented regional systems using existing public safety network infrastructure and non- proprietary software components – FY Homeland Security Payoff Improves ability of law enforcement and other emergency agencies to protect U.S. citizens against terrorism, national disasters, and criminal acts Customers: Customs and Border Protection (CBP); Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE); 250 other local, state, and Federal law enforcement organizations via Nlets (International Justice and Public Safety Network), Automated Regional Justice Information System, and AZLink Stakeholders: Other law enforcement organizations Product Description Develop and evaluate information sharing technologies to support cooperative efforts of local, state, and Federal government entities. Transitioned Regional Information Sharing and Collaboration products include temporal and criminal activity network visualization tools and wireless federated query applications Deliverable Type: New Technology Regional Information Sharing and Collaboration EHC IS-FY09-01: Real-Time Data Processing and Visualization Gap: ISG-07-07v1 – Require on-demand management, analysis, and visualization of information in multiple forms and from diverse, distributed sources

6 66 Planned Demos/Deliverables/Transitions Deliverable 1: Draft technical report for current and planned state with recommended approach to follow-up work – FY 2008 Deliverable 2: Conduct market survey; provide improved tool recommendations – FY 2008 Deliverable 3: Develop NIEM tools requirements analysis – FY 2009 Deliverable 4: Design technology specifications for threat assessment and mitigation exchange standards – FY 2010 Deliverable 5: Pilot information exchange standards and protocols in development environments – FY 2011 Deliverable 6: Conduct impact study on current NIEM model; recommend development strategy for element-level tagging – FY 2012 Homeland Security Payoff Improves NIEM development tools to provide a more robust information exchange process across the DHS enterprise Customers: DHS Chief Information Officer and Enterprise Data Management Office Stakeholders: DHS-wide users of NIEM and Information Exchange Package Documentation Product Description Support the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) National Information Exchange Model (NIEM) implementation team with the identification, refinement, and evaluation of development tools and other technologies to support NIEM data model utilization across the homeland security community Deliverable Type: Technical Report, Requirements Generation National Information Exchange Model EHC IS-FY09-02: Threat Dissemination Standards Gap: ISG-07-18av1 – Lack of standards and protocols for rapidly sharing information within sectors and across sectors to defeat terrorist threats

7 77 Planned Demos/Deliverables/Transitions Deliverable 1: Deploy Critical Infrastructure Inspection Management System (CIIMS) to the Maryland State Police and Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) Aviation Support Division – FY 2008 Deliverable 2: Develop functional requirements report for broader applications of CIIMS– FY Deliverable 3: Develop plan and recommendations report to evolve CIIMS for broader applications – FY 2009 Deliverable 4: Evolve CIIMS to support the broader law enforcement community and function on other platforms (e.g., cars, boats, on foot) – FY Homeland Security Payoff Assists aerial law enforcement in protecting Critical Infrastructure/Key Resources through structured monitoring, data collection, and information sharing within the local, state, and Federal intelligence communities Customers: Maryland State Police and LAPD Stakeholders: Office of Infrastructure Protection and National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD) Product Description Prototype information management system for law enforcement aviation units to effectively manage critical infrastructure inspection prioritization, data collection, data storage, and intelligence interfacing Deliverable Type: New Technology, Requirements Generation Critical Infrastructure Inspection Management System EHC IS-FY09-02: Threat Dissemination Standards Gap: ISG-07-18av1 – Lack of standards and protocols for rapidly sharing information within sectors and across sectors to defeat terrorist threats

8 88 Identity Management Testbed – Knowledge Products Planned Demos/Deliverables/Transitions Deliverable 1: Identity Management Test Bed established at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory to test, pilot, and validate IdM concepts – FY 2008 Deliverable 2: Test and evaluate emerging IdM technologies; topics include extensible access control markup language, access control, secure token service, fine grained authorization, and malicious internal user simulation – FY Homeland Security Payoff Enhances security of DHS information sharing environments by improving authentication for persons, hardware devices, and software applications Customers: ICE, Transportation Security Administration, United States Coast Guard, DHS Office of Intelligence and Analysis (I&A), Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Status: Signed Product Description Test, pilot, and validate an ongoing stream of technology, process and policy concepts, and solutions related to an Identity Management (IdM) infrastructure. Based on the operational needs of components, provide guidance on synchronizing IdM approaches across DHS Deliverable Type: Knowledge Products Gap: ISG-07-08v1 – Lack of scalable technologies, standards, and policies to manage identities, rights, and authorities in an organization's networks EHC IS-FY09-03: Network Identity Management

9 99 Planned Demos/Deliverables/Transitions Deliverable 1: Broaden Universal Markup Language model of software – FY 2008 Deliverable 2: Analyze alternative methods to improve SLOSH software system – FY 2008 Deliverable 3: Publish specification/design for enhancements to SLOSH model and display program – FY 2008 Deliverable 4: Update code – FY 2008 Deliverable 5: Enhance display program – FY 2009 Deliverable 6: Automate verification/validation process – FY 2010 Homeland Security Payoff 30% performance improvement of SLOSH model Enables faster turn-around in surge height prediction output, covering more specific landfall locations and incorporating forecasting updates more quickly into the emergency management decision process Customer: FEMA Stakeholders: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Product Description Model and analyze the National Hurricane Center’s legacy software for hurricane surge prediction to enable modernization and to improve the efficiency and capability of the Sea, Lake, Overland Surge Due to Hurricane (SLOSH) system Deliverable Type: Modeling and Simulation, Technical Reports, Technical Studies Sea, Lake, Overland Surge Due to Hurricane EHC IS-FY09-05: Data Fusion Technologies Gap: ISG-07-02v1 – Lack integrated technologies and standards for fusing data from multiple sensors to support threat identification and decision analysis

10 10 Emergency Operations Center 10 Planned Demos/Deliverables/Transitions Deliverable 1: Develop Mid-Atlantic Region Requirements Communications and Interoperability White Paper – FY 2008 Deliverable 2: Develop Emergency Operations Center Resource Management Requirements-based White Paper – FY 2008 Deliverable 3: Develop EOC Command and Control Requirements White Paper – FY 2008 Deliverable 4: Develop Emergency Operations Analysis Paper – FY 2008 Deliverable 5: Develop Emerging Requirement Analysis Papers – FY Homeland Security Payoff Provides and supports interoperability framework and integrates multiple information sharing systems Supports situational awareness and innovative exercise concepts and exercise platforms Customers: Local, state, and Federal EOCs Product Description Determine core EOC requirements, review solution options, and produce an Emergency Management Operations Toolkit Deliverable Type: Requirements Generation Gap: ISG-07-02v1 – Lack integrated technologies and standards for fusing data from multiple sensors to support threat identification and decision analysis EHC IS-FY09-05: Data Fusion Technologies

11 11 Fusion Center Concept Pilot 11 Planned Demos/Deliverables/Transitions Deliverable 1: Assess and prioritize IT tool requirements with fusion centers– FY 2009 Deliverable 2: Evaluate current fusion center technologies aligned with prioritized operational requirements – FY 2009 Deliverable 3: Structured evaluation of the ability of existing GOTS/COTS tools to fill fusion center needs, with leave behind – FY 2009 Deliverable 4: Identify gaps/needs for future R&D – FY 2009 Homeland Security Payoff Establishes technical need/capability baseline that improves the future development and integration of technologies within the fusion centers Customer: DHS I&A State and Local Fusion Center Program Office Product Description Conduct operational evaluation of current fusion center technologies to baseline existing capabilities and needs Develop catalogue of common fusion center tools for information sharing, geospatial analysis, suspicious activity reporting, and case management requirements Deliverable Type: Knowledge Product Gap: ISG-07-02v1 – Lack integrated technologies and standards for fusing data from multiple sensors to support threat identification and decision analysis EHC IS-FY09-05: Data Fusion Technologies

12 12 Systems Integration and Engineering for Regional Awareness 12 Gap: ISG-07-02v1 – Lack integrated technologies and standards for fusing data from multiple sensors to support threat identification and decision analysis EHC IS-FY09-05: Data Fusion Technologies Planned Demos/Deliverables/Transitions Deliverable 1: Identify functional requirements to establish a 24/7 Federal Coordination Center (FCC) for the FEMA Office of NCR Coordination – FY 2008 Deliverable 2: Develop operational checklist for the FCC’s first hour of operation – FY 2008 Deliverable 3: Develop a Concept of Operations document that details how to use FCC technologies – FY 2009 Deliverable 4: Develop Mission Blueprint with core system requirements, future technical requirements, and recommendations of technical needs for Response Coordination Centers – FY Homeland Security Payoff Ensures that incident information, including situational awareness and resource status information, is shared across local, regional, state, and Federal organizations FEMA has obligated funding for this project: $150K in FY 2008 and $300K in FY 2009 Customer: FEMA Office of the NCR Product Description Establish capabilities to support end-user situational awareness and interoperability-related needs through the facilitation of incident management and policy coordination within the National Capital Region (NCR) Deliverable Type: Technical Studies, Technical Report, Requirements Generation

13 13 Multiple Visualization Initiative 13 Planned Demos/Deliverables/Transitions Deliverable 1: Analyze requirements; review applicable GIS standards – FY 2009 Demo 1: Conduct proof of principal for Google and MS Virtual Earth integrated environment – FY 2009 Demo 2: Expand proof of principal to other visualization environments – FY 2009 Demo 3: Demonstrate data interoperability at all levels of selected GIS environments – FY 2009 Transition Path: Other Homeland Security Payoff Demonstrates the ability to share geographic information through an open standards-based solution, independent of the type of GIS products used Customer: NPPD TTA Status: Pending Product Description Demonstrate an open standards-based information sharing solution for multiple visualization (Geospatial Information System [GIS]) environments Deliverable Type: Requirements Generation, New Technology EHC IS-FY09-08: Law Enforcement and Intelligence Sensor Fusion Gap: ISG-07-02cv1 – Comprehensive sensor fusion between law enforcement and intelligence partners in support of the Common Operational Picture (COP) for threat identification and decision analysis

14 14 Community Safeguard 14 Planned Demos/Deliverables/Transitions Deliverable 1: Analyze requirements – FY 2009 Deliverable 2: Conduct technology survey; develop recommended implementation plan for select technologies – FY 2009 Demo 3: Establish functional, integrated pilot at Beverly Hills Police Department (CCTV, ALPR, Digital Dashboard) – FY 2009 Demo 4: Demonstrate additional data sources integration (AVL, Radio Over Wireless Broadband) – FY 2010 Homeland Security Payoff Demonstrates visualization technologies, information sharing protocols, and communications standards in a GIS context to improve situational awareness and incident response Customer: Beverly Hills Police Department Memorandum of Agreement Status: Draft with Beverly Hills Police Department Product Description Pilot a range of technologies integrated with a GIS. Technologies include: Smart Closed Circuit television (CCTV), Automatic License Plate Recognition (ALPR), digital dashboard, infrastructure inspection, Automatic Vehicle Locator (AVL), and link analysis software Deliverable Type: Requirements Generation, New Technology EHC IS-FY09-08: Law Enforcement and Intelligence Sensor Fusion Gap: ISG-07-02cv1 – Comprehensive sensor fusion between law enforcement and intelligence partner in support of COP for threat identification and decision analysis

15 15 Keeping Schools Safe 15 Planned Demos/Deliverables/Transitions Deliverable 1: Analyze requirements – FY 2009 Deliverable 2: Conduct technology survey; develop recommended implementation plan for select technologies – FY 2009 Demo 1: Conduct proof of principal for selected technologies at Space and Missile Defense Command Integration lab – FY 2009 Demo 2: Conduct field demonstration of operational school environment – FY 2009 Homeland Security Payoff Identifies areas where added technology will provide timely information to decision makers and senior officials in the school system Customer: Alabama Department of Education Stakeholders: Other state and local educational and public safety organizations Product Description Optimize the application of current technologies to existing school safety procedures. Consists of a requirements capture effort, technology assessment of applicable school safety technologies, proof of principal in an integration lab, and final demonstration Deliverable Type: Requirements Generation, New Technology EHC IS-FY09-08: Law Enforcement and Intelligence Sensor Fusion Gap: ISG-07-02cv1 – Comprehensive sensor fusion between law enforcement and intelligence partners in support of COP for threat identification and decision analysis

16 16 Threat Probability Distribution Mapping 16 Homeland Security Payoff Provides actionable intelligence and the ability to synthesize data across the agency for improved situational awareness and critical decision making Correlates existing law enforcement data with hypothesized threat scenarios Anticipates national security threats Customer: DHS I&A State and Local Fusion Center Office Product Description Demonstrate the ability to discern patterns and inter- relationships between factors or events; counteract threats and identify trends in terrorist or criminal Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures Deliverable Type: Decision Support Tool, Situational Awareness, and Response Technology EHC IS-FY09-09: Cross Target Threat Awareness Planned Demos/Deliverables/Transition Deliverable 1: Design analytic techniques and pattern recognition concept of operations and technical architecture – FY 2009 Deliverable 2: Synthesize predictive analytics and spatial terrain for pre-determined data sets (consequence modeling) – FY 2009 Deliverable 3: Deploy trained analysts to fusion centers for operational Predictive Analytics Cell – FY 2009 Transition 4: Conduct operational tests and evaluations; transition to customers – FY 2010 Gap: IS-07-03v1 – Lack of technologies for correlating information regarding terrorist attack attempts across potential targets to create broad terrorist threat awareness

17 17 Data Privacy and Policy Technology 17 Planned Demos/Deliverables/Transitions Deliverable 1: Assess policy tool and scenario – FY 2009 Deliverable 2: Identify/develop process to identify policy impediments to information sharing in a multi-information flow (local, state, Federal, and private sector) environment – FY 2009 Homeland Security Payoff Proposes a process for identifying policy impediments to information sharing Customers: Program Manager – Information Sharing Environment, DHS I&A State and Local Fusion Center Program Office MOU Status: Draft with S&T Product Description The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) data use policy evaluation tool analyzes policies associated with data from disparate sources and provides feedback on policy issues Use MIT tool and scenarios to evaluate a state/urban area fusion center’s information sharing policy guidelines for products developed using local, state, Federal, and private sector data Evaluate whether local, state, Federal, or private sector policies impact information sharing by a fusion center Deliverable Type: Knowledge Product Gap: ISG-07-12v1 – Need to protect U.S. citizens’ data to ensure compliance with intelligence oversight and privacy regulations EHC IS-FY09-10: Data Privacy Protection Technology

18 18 Data Privacy Preserving Technology 18 EHC IS-FY09-01: Cross-Agency Information Distribution Gap: ISG-07-12v1 – Need to protect U.S. citizens’ data to ensure compliance with intelligence oversight and privacy regulations Planned Demos/Deliverables/Transitions Deliverable 1: Generate privacy tool requirements – FY 2009 Deliverable 2: Develop privacy tool system – FY 2009 Deliverable 3: Test and evaluate privacy tool system – FY 2009 Homeland Security Payoff Provides DHS analysts with the ability to use U.S. citizens’ data to ensure compliance with intelligence oversight and privacy regulations Customer: DHS I&A Stakeholders: DHS Privacy Office Product Description Identify, validate, and prioritize engineering and technology Develop a tool/coding capability that can be inserted into existing systems and automate privacy rule sets Identify and tag Personally Identifiable Information

19 19 CUI Implementation Framework Test and Evaluation 19 EHC IS-FY09-11: Secure Multilevel Information Dissemination Gap: IS-07-29v1 – Advanced techniques are required to support distribution of intelligence products to local, tribal, state, and industrial homeland security mission partners Planned Demos/Deliverables/Transitions Demo 1: Include CUI element in Golden Phoenix training event – FY 2008 Demo 2: Include CUI element in Dam Sector exercise – FY 2008 Deliverable 1: Conduct comparative scenario-based exercises to evaluate implementation of the CUI framework – FY Deliverable 2: Provide CUI implementation support; conduct multilevel security technology pilots – FY Homeland Security Payoff Enables secure, accurate, timely, thorough distribution of DHS-developed intelligence products to external homeland security partners Improves coordinated threat assessment and mitigation activities Customers: NPPD, CBP, DHS Office of Security Product Description Assess capabilities of Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) producers/consumers to meet safeguarding requirements and estimate costs of addressing safeguarding shortfalls Evaluate the CUI framework and the applicability/clarity of specified dissemination instructions across multiple types of CUI information, communication channels, and end-user communities Deliverable Type: Knowledge Products, New Technology

20 20 Symbology Standardization Support Planned Demos/Deliverables/Transitions Deliverable 1: Survey and formally document DHS symbology requirements; provide implementation recommendations – FY 2009 Deliverable 2: Implement recommendations – FY 2010 Homeland Security Payoff Builds a common symbology base for use across the DHS enterprise Customers: DHS Office of the Chief Information Officer, Office of Applied Technology Terms of Agreement Status: Signed Stakeholders: All DHS components Product Description Survey and document DHS symbology requirements for the Geospatial Management Office. Currently, only point symbols in an emergency response context exist for DHS Deliverable Type: Technical Services EHC IS-FY09-06: Maritime and Law Enforcement Information Sharing Protocols Gap: ISG-07-02dv1 – Poor Infrastructure in place to effectively share information that would build the collective situational awareness between maritime, law enforcement, and intel partners

21 21 Generalized Data Driven Analysis and Integration Planned Demos/Deliverables/Transitions Transition 1: Implement Everest visualization tool, LeadTrack proximity query, and Student and Exchange Visitor Information System data cube – FY Transition 2: Integrate handheld access, anomaly detection, and cube-to-link analysis; rollout to field – FY Transition 3: Conduct spatial/temporal trend analysis – FY Transition 4: Conduct entity extraction from reports, trend visual analytics, semi-automatic view discovery – FY Transition 5: Conduct entity disambiguation, deploy analysis to field, integrate multi-directional tool – FY Homeland Security Payoff Enables discovery of hard-to-find or previously undiscovered relationships across ICE enterprise data repositories Improves field personnel resource management capabilities Customer: ICE Stakeholders: Office of Operations Coordination, United States Coast Guard Product Description  Develop link analysis, relational data cube, geo-spatial visualization, and statistical analysis technology components for the ICE Pattern Analysis and Information Collection System (ICEPIC)  Deliverable Type: New Technology Graphic EHC IS-FY09-01: Real Time Data Processing and Visualization Gap: ISG-07-07v1 – Require on-demand management, analysis, and visualization of information in multiple forms and from diverse, distributed sources

22 22 Mission-Based Analysis of Departmental SAR Planned Demos/Deliverables/Transitions Deliverable 1: Develop SAR component and enterprise technical capability reports – FY Deliverable 2: Leverage analysts/analytic software for cross-component SAR analysis – FY 2009 Transition 1: Develop enterprise SAR technical proof-of- concept – FY 2009 Deliverable 3: Create SAR “Virtual Fusion” Cell – FY Transition 2: Extend SAR Pilot to support major cities (LA, Miami, Chicago, Boston) – FY Homeland Security Payoff Sustains a capability that recognizes, tracks, and accurately assesses the significance of patterns and trends in suspicious activity reports Enables DHS law enforcement personnel to rapidly report, review, and analyze SARs Customer: DHS I&A, Office of Operations Coordination Stakeholders: Law enforcement entities Product Description  Evaluate existing Suspicious Activity Reporting (SAR) methodologies and provide a mission-based assessment for an integrated and more effective approach to sharing and analyzing SAR data  Demonstrate an enterprise SAR analytics Proof-of- Concept  Deliverable Type: Knowledge Products, Technical Evaluation Graphic EHC IS-FY09-04: Suspicious Activity Reporting Gap: IS-054 – Lack of visibility, in real time, across agencies of specific encounters of individuals on watch lists and other suspicious activities

23 23 Text/Data Analytics with Geospatial Extension Planned Demos/Deliverables/Transitions Deliverable 1: Develop IN-SPIRE™/Assessment Wall – FY 2008 Deliverable 2: Assess requirements (Geospatial/Location extraction from text and architectural approaches) – FY 2009 Demo 3: Pilot system with integrated geospatial/text analytics visualizations – FY 2009 Deliverable 4: Transition text analysis/geospatial capability to production environment – FY 2010 Homeland Security Payoff Supports ICE requirements for improved text analysis capabilities and information sharing in a geospatial context. Supports technology need for integrated text and data analysis techniques Customer: ICE Stakeholders: CBP, DHS I&A, United States Secret Service Product Description Refinement and deployment of unstructured text and data analytics technologies to support ICE Document Exploitation missions and unstructured text sources. Pilot IN-SPIRE™/Assessment Wall at ICE; demonstrate integration of text analysis within Geospatial contexts Deliverable Type: New Technology EHC IS-FY09: Integrated Data Processing and Analysis Gap: ISG – Require single, scalable framework for analysis of structured, unstructured and streaming data

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