David Archer: The unrealized potential of interagency total information sharing

Source: Government Computer News

Significant events tend to trigger significant reactions. In the immediate aftermath of 9/11, fingers pointed to the lack of information sharing among government agencies at every level as the root of our inability to predict the attack, which unsurprisingly led to calls for total information sharing (TIS). Then, on the heels of a string of massive data breaches, many began questioning if the pendulum swung too far towards sharing information at the expense of data privacy and data security.