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Intelligence and Analysis

Equipping the Homeland Security Enterprise with the intelligence and information needed to keep the Homeland safe, secure, and resilient.

  • Homeland Threat Assessment

    The Department of Homeland Security’s Homeland Threat Assessment (HTA) is a report synthesizing threat assessments across DHS including intelligence and operational components.

  • NTER Bulletin

    The National Threat Evaluation and Reporting (NTER) Office's mission is to strengthen information sharing and enhance our Homeland Security partners’ ability to identify and prevent targeted violence and mass attacks, regardless of ideology.

    Our bulletins are designed to help inform our customers of research developments and resources and to examine Homeland threats through a threat assessment and management perspective. 

  • 2011 Fusion Center Assessment

    In July 2011, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), in coordination with its interagency partners, launched the 2011 Fusion Center Assessment (2011 Assessment). The annual assessment process is a critical element of a broader Fusion Center Performance Program (FCPP), which will provide an objective basis to demonstrate the value of fusion centers in supporting national information sharing and homeland security outcomes. Both the 2011 Assessment and the broader Fusion Center Performance Program represent the Department's on-going commitment to design and implement performance management processes that demonstrate measurable progress in enhancing domestic counterterrorism and information sharing capabilities.

  • 2012 Fusion Center Assessment

    In July 2012, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), in coordination with its interagency partners, launched the 2012 Fusion Center Assessment (2012 Assessment). The repeatable annual assessment process is a critical element of a broader Fusion Center Performance Program (FCPP), which provides an objective basis to demonstrate the value of fusion centers in supporting national information sharing and homeland security outcomes. The FCPP represents the Department's on-going commitment to design and implement performance management processes that demonstrate measurable progress in enhancing domestic counterterrorism and information sharing capabilities.

  • 2013 Fusion Center Assessment

    In July 2013, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), in coordination with its interagency partners, launched the 2013 Fusion Center Assessment (2013 Assessment).  The repeatable annual assessment process is a critical element of a broader Fusion Center Performance Program (FCPP), which provides an objective basis to demonstrate the value of fusion centers in supporting national information sharing and homeland security outcomes.  The FCPP represents the Department's on-going commitment to design and implement performance management processes that demonstrate measurable progress in enhancing domestic counterterrorism and information sharing capabilities.

  • 2016 Fusion Center Assessment

    The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) conducts the annual fusion center assessment to provide a comprehensive picture of the performance of the National Network of Fusion Centers (National Network), help measure the effectiveness of Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grant funding, and guide partners to invest in mission areas with the greatest potential benefit to the entire homeland.

  • Facilitating Private Sector Engagement with Fusion Centers

    This fact sheet provides private sector partners with an overview of how their organization can best collaborate with the fusion center in their local area.

  • Fusion Centers Handout

    Our nation faces an evolving threat environment, in which threats emanate not only from outside our borders but also from within our communities. This new environment demonstrates the critical role state and major urban area fusion centers (fusion centers) have in supporting the receipt, analysis, gathering, and sharing of threat-related information between the federal government and state, local, tribal, territorial (SLTT), and private sector partners.

  • Fusion Centers Handout

    Our nation faces an evolving threat environment, in which threats emanate not only from outside our borders but also from within our communities. This new environment demonstrates the critical role state and major urban area fusion centers (fusion centers) have in supporting the receipt, analysis, gathering, and sharing of threat-related information between the federal government and state, local, tribal, territorial (SLTT), and private sector partners.

  • Intelligence and Analysis Organization Chart

    The Intelligence and Analysis (I&A) mission is to equip the Homeland Security Enterprise with the intelligence and information it needs to keep the homeland safe, secure, and resilient.