Zoë Baird Participates in Meeting with President Obama to Discuss Digital Privacy

Digital privacy, on-line tracking, and data collection have been in spotlight following recent disclosures about the National Security Agency ...

A New National Strategy To Keep the U.S. Safe By Sharing and Safeguarding Information

In December, President Barack Obama signed the new National Strategy for Information Sharing and Safeguarding. The previous strategy dated from ...

Foundation Offers Timely HIE Guidance - Insights on Patient Consent, Privacy and Security Issues

In a podcast, Howard Anderson of HealthcareInfoSecurity interviews Markle’s Laura Bailyn, Senior Director, Health Initiatives, about the newly release Markle Connecting for Health Common Framework Policies in Practice for Health Information Sharing.

New ONC guide explains EHR privacy, security to providers

This article describes the release of a new privacy and security instructional guide unveiled by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT.  It also mentions the release of the Markle Connecting for Health Common Framework Policies in Practice for Health Information Sharing (Policies in Practice), which addresses "a range of critical health information sharing implementation needs identified by experts working in the field."  These Policies in Practice support the Markle Connecting for Health Common Framework for Private and Secure Information Exchange, a comprehensive approach for private and secure information sharing based on Fair Information Practice Principles (FIPPs), which was originally released in 2006.

Markle Task Force on National Security Shares Progress

Markle’s President, Zoe Baird Budinger, reflects on the important work the Markle Task Force on National Security in the Information Age has done since the terrorist attacks of September 11th.

The Aspen Institute Homeland Security Group Announces Its Launch

The Aspen Institute’s Homeland Security Program announces the launch of the Aspen Homeland Security Group.

Improved Information Sharing Led to Osama bin Laden

Extensive information sharing and collaboration among agencies was crucial to the success of operation Geronimo.

Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board Seats Remain Vacant

Since 2002, the Markle Task Force has been urging the President and Congress to nominate members to the PCLOB.

Kean/Hamilton Testimony Reflects on Information Sharing Progress Since 9/11

Recent testimony on homeland security points out progress and challenges in info sharing among government agencies.

Markle Testimony: 'Information Sharing in the Era of WikiLeaks' Senate Hearing

Markle Task Force advises that security professionals should not stop sharing critical counter-terrorism information.