DHS should run more public dialogues like the one they did for the Quadrennial Homeland Security Review. This dialogue (http://www.homelandsecuritydialogue.org/) was open to the public, easy to use, and engaged thousands of people in shaping policy that impacts us all.
DHS should partner with commercial companies and government agencies to provide a consolidated portal for citizen reporting zero day vulnerabilities in both proprietary and open source code. Citizen reports should be relayed to both national CERTs and the companies or communities respond for patching the vulnerability. All reports should be logged into a secure central system managed by the government, similar to ...more »
If this is such an important initiative, not only for DHS but for the entire federal government, then why has there been no communication from the media? There should be public service announcements/advertisements on tv, the radio, newspapers, etc so that everyone is aware this initiative is occuring. When conducting the National Dialogues on the QHSR last summer, public outreach efforts included direct calls and emails ...more »
No one knows about this website. Just look at the dates for the other postings. If DHS were serious about public participation and collaboration they would promote this site at least every quarter. I have been a FEMA DAE for almost 18 months and only discovered this website by accident. And DAEs have no opportunity to share ideas or concerns. Since their ability to be deployed depends entirely on their cadre manager, ...more »