Citation Edit

Department of Homeland Security, 2011 National Network of Fusion Centers: Final Report (May 2012) (full-text).

Overview Edit


The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), in collaboration with Fusion Center Directors and federal interagency partners, instituted a repeatable annual assessment process to monitor the maturity of the National Network of Fusion Centers ("National Network") and provide objective data to inform federal investments in fusion centers.

The 2011 National Network of Fusion Centers Final Report (Final Report) describes the overall capabilities of the National Network based on the 2011 Fusion Center Assessment ("2011 Assessment") data. This report includes (1) a detailed analysis of the collective capability of fusion centers, (2) an analysis of the effectiveness of federal support to fusion centers, and (3) recommendations for Federal Government action to support the National Network in further building its capabilities.