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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.

  • DHS Strategic Framework for Countering Terrorism and Targeted Violence

    The DHS Strategic Framework for Countering Terrorism and Targeted violence explains how the department will use the tools and expertise that have protected and strengthened the country from foreign terrorist organizations to address the evolving challenges of today.

  • ISE-SAR Functional Standard

    Builds upon, consolidates, and standardizes nationwide aspects of those ISE-relevant activities already occurring at the federal, state, and local levels with respect to the processing, sharing, and use of suspicious activity information.

  • Suspicious Activity Reporting Maritime Sector Training Overview

    Suspicious Activity Reporting Maritime Sector Training is a module of the NSI’s Hometown Security Partners suite of online training. This overview provides an introduction to the NSI, relates how maritime industry professionals may fit into the suspicious activity reporting process, and includes instructions on accessing the training. A chart of suspicious activity reporting indicators and behaviors is included.

  • NSI Privacy Fact Sheet

    This fact sheet provides an overview of the various components of the NSI Privacy Protection Framework, which is an integral element to the protection of privacy throughout the SAR process and to the overall success of the NSI.

  • Maritime Suspicious Activity Reporting Initiative (MSI)

    This document is an overview of the Maritime Suspicious Activity Reporting Initiative (MSI), a multifaceted approach to improve the capability of maritime stakeholders to identify, report, evaluate, and share pre-incident terrorism indicators to prevent future acts of terrorism.

  • SAR Analysis Training and Technical Assistance Services Overview

    This document provides an overview of the suspicious activity reporting (SAR) analysis training and technical assistance services available to fusion center analysts.

  • National Strategy for Information Sharing and Safeguarding (NSISS)

    The 2012 NSISS provides guidance for more effective integration and implementation of policies, processes, standards, and technologies that promote secure and responsible national security information sharing.

  • Suspicious Activity Reporting Private Sector Security Training Overview

    Suspicious Activity Reporting Private Sector Security Training is a module of the NSI’s Hometown Security Partners suite of online training. This overview provides an introduction to the NSI, relates how private sector security officers and those charged with protecting the nation’s critical infrastructure may fit into the suspicious activity reporting process, and includes instructions on accessing the training. A chart of suspicious activity reporting indicators and behaviors is included.

  • Unified Message

    This Unified Message document was created to help clarify a unified approach to the process of reporting and sharing information related to suspicious activity.

  • NSI Overview

    Provides an overview of the Nationwide Suspicious Activity Reporting (SAR) Initiative (NSI).