The SISE (Sensitive Information Sharing Environment) Mind Map (Updated 1/22/2020)

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1. NEW FREE 60 Day Trial

1.1. Trial Access Includes:

1.1.1. FULL SISE Appstore Access Trial A central place to access all SISE working group and committee solutions availabe today and tomorrow Decision Dashboards designed for 30 second decision making on common disaster issues like wildfires, flooding, tornadoes, hurricanes, traffic, and more... Regional "LIVE" Common Operating Picture Dashboard for weather, state/local traffic, waivers/declarations, private sector resource movements and more... Other vetted apps and websites for power, finding open roads, centralized government waivers and declarations, maritime vessel movements, airport status, fuel, and more... Emergency Resource Providers Directory of generators, fuel, ice, warehouses, mold removal, snow plows, and hundreds more Over 80+ solutions/products and growing...

1.1.2. Invitation to SISE events, workshops and webinars

1.1.3. Unlimited SISE free appstore updates

1.1.4. Discounts on SISE premium solutions and approved 3rd party solutions

1.1.5. Blue-Sky Activities & Services Non-Disaster Services Access to recorded webinars of recent SISE committee meetings for you to watch the SISE Community in action solving problems, developing solutions, developing operational data standards, and more... Access to SISE Community, working groups, committees, events Products and Services Access to growing pool of vetted information and datasets, technologies and solutions Training on SISE and 3rd party solutions, key topics and updates Access to Information, Products & Services, & Training

1.1.6. Dark Sky Day Activities & Services Disaster Response Services Cross-Sector Operational Alerts & Updates Virtual Private Sector Operations Help Desk Cross Sector Coordination Coordination w/Multiple States

1.1.7. Not included in 60 day trial: Virtual Private Sector Operations Help Desk Cross Sector Coordination Coordination w/Multiple States

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2. Step #1 - What is the SISE?

2.1. SISE General Overview

2.1.1. SISE Overview Video

2.1.2. Vision A new environment for sharing sensitive information that enables data-driven decision making amongst public and private stakeholders to effectively manage disruptions

2.1.3. Mission To provide an environment that leverages trusted personal relationships and invested organizations to distribute synchronized situational awareness information for expediting disaster response and recovery for the whole of community stakeholders

2.1.4. At-A-Glance: The SISE provides the bridge between the private sector and state/federal government to conduct joint operational planning, solve unique complex operational issues, operationalize research, leverage federal investments to prepare and respond to disasters and threats in a new more coordinated way At-A-Glance

2.2. SISE Operational Benefits

2.2.1. LEGAL Is Privately Operated Operated by the All Hazards Consortium and its private sector working grpoups, a 501c3, 15+ year old organization serving the public/private interests SISE allows for safe, trusted and open conversations between industry and government Agreements Developed A Legal Framework for Sensitive Information Sharing between private sector and with government Provides FIOA Protection The SISE is operated under the All Hazards Consortium, a government sanctioned 501c3, which is exempt for FOIA requests. Addresses Liability Concerns Wherever possible, the SISE removes liability for all stakeholders using any SISE information or product

2.2.2. GOVERNANCE SISE Working Group GIS Committee Sustainment Committee ORL Committee State Private Sector Liaison Committee Use Case Committees

2.2.3. TECHNICAL Data User, Data Provider & Information Protections Use Case Focused Tiered User Identity Vetting Tiered Data Security Data Architecture Created NEW Data Driven Decision Making Standards to Expedite Decision Making..Increasing Decision Maker Confidence in GIS Data products Overview - The ORL Standard (Operational Readiness Level) Case Study - Hurricane Florence Educational Resouces

2.2.4. RESEARCH Analytics FUTURE - DHS and other federal agencies and research labs are working with the AHC and the Private sector to leverage the SISE in support of the development of cross sector inter-dependency analytics. New information products will be developed to support managing and reducing risks to critical infrastructure Commercializing or Operationalizing Research The SISE Community of operational professionals test and operationalize research related technologies, data-sets, or solutions quickly as part of their Use Case development process

2.2.5. PLANNING Planning & Exercises Weekly, Quarterly, Annual Mtgs Use Case Development Process Use Case Selection Criteria Solution Development Solutions are developed by the SISE WG and its committees, they take multiple forms Existing solutions are identified and tested during real events or exercises Operational Solutions Development 80+ Information Products, Services & Apps Use Case Library Use Cases are developed in multiple areas

2.2.6. DISASTER RESPONSE SISE Operations Center Capabilities Operational Help Desk Issues cross-sector operational alerts Provides Coordination & Problem Resolution with Participating States Aggregates State/Federal Declarations & Waivers Provides Federal Coordination & Information Sharing w/DOT, FEMA, DHS CISA. NASA, NOAA Facilitates Cross Sector Information Sharing - Power, Telecommunication, Transportation Fuel, Finance, Food, Retail, Supply Chains

2.3. Business Model

2.3.1. Subscription Models For Individuals and Organization

2.3.2. Sponsorships / Partnerships For support for specific activities, sectors or initiatives

2.3.3. Underwriter / Projects For specific approved projects and purposes

2.3.4. Research For conducting operational research or testing/operationalizing 3rd party research that aligns with approved use cases


3.1. How does SISE work with....

3.1.1. ISACs At present, the SISE and ISACS both coordinate with the NICC during activations. The SISE coordinates with state and industry operations professionals while ISACs connect within their sectors, across sectors and with federal agencies.

3.1.2. States At present, the SISE coordinate and plans with state and industry operations professionals in emergency management, transportation, law enforcement. Sector include electric, telecom, transportation, fuel, food, water, finance, retail and medical.

3.1.3. Federal Agecies SISE coordinates and plans with DHS NICC, FEMA NBEOC, and DOT/FMCSA

3.1.4. Trade Groups SISE coordinates and plans with trades in electric, telecom, food, health, retail, lodging and fuel.

3.1.5. Private Sector Utilities, Food, Fuel, Communications, and Supply Chain Pharmaceuticals, Retail, Finance, and more SISE provides the mechanism to communicate operational information with multiple states to enhance planning and disaster response coordination and removes many common delays in transportation at weigh and tolls stations, finding validated declarations and waivers, and provides a virtual help desk community of people who work together (via phone, secure chat or email) to resolve their operational issues faster

3.2. Is SISE free?

3.2.1. No, Current the SISE uses a very low cost of entry with a trial period, followed by a 1, 2 or 3 year subscription option

3.3. Who runs the SISE?

3.3.1. The SISE is operated by the All Hazards Consortium, a 501c3 non-profit, and governed by the private sector driven SISE Working Group

3.4. Does SISE handle top secret information?

3.4.1. No, not at this time.

3.5. How does SISE interface with regulatory organizations while working with regulated private sector organizations?

3.5.1. The All Hazards Consortium manages where and when regulators are involved or engaged based on which use cases are being addresses.

3.6. What individuals are not allowed into the SISE?

3.6.1. Normally, non-operational entities and individuals are restricted access based on use case and the discretion of the data providers, This may include media, research, regulatory, sales, etc....

3.7. How does SISE addresses scenarios where needed data will never be shared outside of organizational firewalls?

3.7.1. The SISE will vetted the identities of individuals then pass them along to the organization who will provide the access to the information

3.8. What kind of data is to be shared?

3.8.1. Operational data, resource data, inventory data, location/status data, The Use Cases will define the data that is needed.

3.9. Is SISE just about data sharing?

3.9.1. No, the SISE is about sustained planning, trust building, and solving operational problems. Data sharing is the last piece of the process once the trust is built.

3.10. How does SISE handle information that is contracted under the Protected Critical Infrastructure Information (PCII) Program at DHS?

3.10.1. The SISE will work directly with a company if their data is needed for a specific use case and avoid going through DHS for the data.

3.11. Technical Question

3.11.1. Some SISE reated websites do not open on my computer, what is the problem? It is usually your organizational firewall will not allow access to the SISE domain or your browser is out of date Whitelist The domain name you were trying to access within your corporate firewall database or update your browser A simpler option is just to use a personal device which does not have the firewall protections

3.12. Does SISE sell public sourced data or government data?

3.12.1. No. SISE provides to labor to aggregate the best, most reliable data and organize it into simple, usable products for decision makers to access from a single place

3.13. Why is the SISE charging a fee for data I can get of the internet for free?

3.13.1. The SISE contains information products that are a combination of publicly source, privately sourced and sensitive data. The SISE subscription fees cover the labor, legal and technical costs to capture, aggregate, vette, and validate all data so SISE users don't have to. The SISE users pay for a service that is a single flat fee but includes and ever growing set of products and benefits at no additional costs.

3.14. Does SISE offer PREMIUM products and services?

3.14.1. Yes, these are normally provided by 3rd party partners and are made available to SISE users at an addition fee.

3.15. How does the SISE function during a disaster?

3.15.1. The SISE Community of states, industry, and federal partners activate individually and as a collective group. Stakeholders share operational information though the SISE with one another and with various parts of the SISE community. The size provides the aggregation, validation, and organization of trusted data for its stakeholders so that decision makers never have to wonder if the information is trusted.

4. Step #4 - Results & Case Studies

4.1. Archive

4.1.1. 2019 2019 Tropical Storm BARRY Supported power and communications restoration efforts with reducing transportation delays with mutual assistance related fleet movement Expedited state and federal declarations and waivers to a central place in the SISE Tested new datasets/service for enhanced commercial route availability in flooded areas Launched new solution for Regional Route Hotline Service in partnership with US DOT/FMCSA 2019 Hurricane DORIAN Supported power, fuel & food distribution, and communications response efforts by reducing transportation delays with states Expedited state and federal declarations and waivers to a central place in the SISE Tested new datasets/service for enhanced commercial route availability in flooded areas Launched new solution for Regional Route Hotline Service in partnership with US DOT/FMCSA

4.1.2. 2018 2018 Hurricane Michael Supported power and communications restoration efforts with reducing transportation delays, Expedited state and federal declarations and waivers Use Case born out of this event - Reducing Fiber Cuts during power restoration 2018 Hurricane FLORENCE New Flooding Data for Predictive Road Closures Power Restoration Routing Service Hotline 2018 Winter Storm HARPER Regional Pre-Staging w/Walmart for Power Restoration 2018 California Wild Fires National movement of electric sector and communications resources towards CA...needed coordinate with multiple states to avoid delays Expedited US DOT FMCSA Regional Waivers

4.1.3. 2017 2017 Hurricane HARVEY Commercial Route Open/Closed Data Housing Data Aggregation from Private Sector for FEMA Expedited Re-Entry Process Support Several use cases were born out of this event for locating fuel, lodging, staging areas, commercial route availability 2017 Hurricane IRMA & MARIA National Fleet Movement Coordination for Power Restoration Emergency Resource Acquisition

4.2. Current

4.3. NEW SISE Report


6. Step #2 - People & Partners

6.1. Working Groups

6.1.1. Fleet Response Working Group MISSION: To expedite the movement of private sector resource across states lines and the US/Canadian Border during disasters Formed in 2013 after Sandy CASE STUDY: Electric Sector Mutual Assistance Support w/States w/Regional Fleet Movement Original Use Cases to address Produced 40+ solutions that addressed these operational issues

6.1.2. SISE Working Group MISSION: Focused on development of the SISE and operational use cases to solve operational problems with creative, forward-leaning information products and solutions Link Sub-Committees State EOC Liaison Committee GIS / ORL Committee

6.1.3. Access to Working Group Products

6.2. Use Case/Solutions Committees

6.2.1. Fuel GOAL: To access the most reliable sources of retail and commercial fuel availability data sources during disasters

6.2.2. Lodging GOAL: To access the best available data sources for lodging during disasters GOAL: Develop a process, agreement and sustained planning community to coordinate together during disasters to share limited lodging resources

6.2.3. Commercial Routes GOAL: Getting access to OPEN commercial route availability data sources to use during disasters

6.2.4. Regional Mustering Points for Expediting Power Restoration GOAL: Using big box store parking lots as regional pre-staging and mustering points for electric and communications utilities prior to large disasters and storms

6.2.5. Damage Assessment GOAL: Accessing better damage Assessment data, faster, for government and private sector sources

6.2.6. Reducing Fiber Cuts During Power Restoration GOAL: Reduce the incidents of fiber cuts during disasters related to power restoration and debris removal efforts

6.3. Stakeholders

6.3.1. Government DHS, FEMA, DOT, DOE, USGS, NOAA, NASA, USACE State/Local Government EOC, LE and DOT

6.3.2. Industry Power, Telecom, Trans, Fuel, Food, Finance, Water, Retail, Health

6.3.3. Trade Associations Electric, Food, Fuel, Fusion Center Directors, NEMA, IAEM, ISACs, Rail, others

6.3.4. What People Say About Why SISE Works video

6.3.5. In Coordination With.....

7. Step #3 - Present & Future Solutions

7.1. Current Solutions & Services

7.1.1. Blue-Sky Day Services At-A-Glance A Trusted Community SISE facilitates multiple working groups & committee meetings, events & solutions Reliable Information SISE community continually mines a growing pool of vetted information, technologies & solutions Trusted Solutions Access to current and future SISE products, services and 3rd party solutions through a single portal... the SISE Appstore Training Cross-sector training, live and recorded sessions, on a wide variety of topics

7.1.2. Dark-Sky Day Services At-A-Glance Alerts & Updates SISE Ops Center activation alerts and daily cross sector updates during events Virtual Help Desk Access to SISE’s support network via text or email to answer questions, validate information, etc… Coordination w/Multiple States & Federal partners at DHS, FEMA, DOT, DOE, NOAA, and others Cross-Sector Operational Coordination w/Private Sector

7.2. In Development

7.2.1. Analytics partnership with DHS CISA National Risk Management Center looking to merge federal and industry Video of The Future of SISE Predictive Cross Sector Analytics for Decision Makers

7.2.2. Operational Readiness Level (ORL)... a new federated standard to rank data for reliability to help decision makers know what datasets are more reliable than others...for faster decision making during any type of incident ORL Webinar Recording

7.2.3. New Use Cases Cyber Post Cyber Attack Coordination w/States Reducing Fiber Cuts During Power Restoration Cross Sector Inter-dependencies w/Electric, Comms, Fuel, Food and Finance Active Shooter Detection, Training and Alerting w/Vetted Social Media Addressing False Social Media Reports

7.2.4. A new Applied Operational Research Institute being formed Being created to integrate industry and government R&D efforts into the SISE FOCUS: cross sector training/education, technology and standards development for disaster management, business continuity/resilience, cyber and physical security, multi-state operational coordination all types of disasters