Publication Date: July 23, 2008
Jeffrey H. Smith, a member of the Markle Task Force on National Security, presents testimony regarding information sharing before the Senate Committee on Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs.
The Markle Task Force on National Security in the Information Age advocates the creation of a trusted information sharing environment. The Markle Task Force identifies the following requirements for achieving a trusted environment:
- sustained leadership and strong oversight from all branches of government
- clear policies, processes, and guidelines that facilitate collaboration and sharing of information while protecting civil liberties
- technologies that facilitate sharing while protecting security and privacy