FBI has made modernization of its information technology
(IT) a priority because the ability to assemble, analyze
and disseminate information both internally and with other
intelligence and law enforcement agencies is essential
to our success in the war on terrorism.
Management of IT
leadership under Chief Information Officer (CIO)
cycle" management of IT projects, with regular
reviews at each stage
based IT contracts with specific milestones related
to cost, schedule, and performance
secure network enables personnel around the country
to share data, including audio, video and image files
nearly 30,000 new desktop computers with modern software
applications 3,700 printers, 1,600 scanners, 465 servers
and 1400 routers
awarded to Lockheed Martin to develop Sentinel, an information
management system that will improve how the FBI manages
its investigative, administrative and intelligence information
the success of Sentinel with: (1) well-documented requirements;
(2) a disciplined program management process; (3) a
phased roll out process; and (4) and broad training
Investigative/Information Sharing Capabilities
Secret/Sensitive Compartmented Information Operational
Secret Video Teleconferencing Network
level connectivity to the Intelligence and Homeland
Security Communities via the Department of Defense's
SECRET Internet Protocol Router Network (SIPERNET).
Data Warehouse (IDW) now provides users with a single
access point to more than 47 sources of counterterrorism
data, including information from FBI files, other government
agencies, and open sources. "Alert capability"
automatically notifies users when a new document is
uploaded that meets their search criteria.
a web-based counterterrorism threat and suspicious activity
management application, allows users to enter, assign,
and manage terrorism threats and suspicious activities
in a paperless environment, and it allows all field
offices and JTTF members to view information simultaneously.
Automated Messaging System (FAMS) provides users with
the capability to send and receive critical organizational
message traffic to any of the 40,000+ addresses on the
Defense Messaging System (DMS).
Intelligence Information Reports Dissemination System
(FIDS), a web-based software application, allows all
FBI personnel with access to the FBI's Intranet to create
and disseminate standardized Intelligence Information
Reports (IIRs) quickly and efficiently.
Enforcement Online (LEO) provides web-based communications
to the law enforcement community to exchange information,
conduct online education programs, and participate in
topically focused dialog
Enforcement National Data Exchange (N-DEx) Regional
Data Exchange (R-Dex) and will provide a nationwide
capability to exchange data derived from incident and