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Networked Homeland Security - David Stephenson


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David Stephenson's CrisisCamp Ignite presentation given at the World Bank.

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Networked Homeland Security - David Stephenson

  1. 1. Networked homeland security: elevating the public from pawns to partners Crisis Camp June 12, 2009 <ul><li>W. David Stephenson </li></ul><ul><li>Stephenson Strategies </li></ul>
  2. 2. Transformed our lives
  3. 3. Conventional plans fail
  4. 4. “ Total communication breakdown”
  5. 5. We’re on our own
  6. 6. People just did it
  7. 7. Networked homeland security
  8. 8. Networked enemy
  9. 9. IP networks plus…
  10. 10. Social networks
  11. 11. Synergies create emergence
  12. 12. Messy, but it works It works because it’s messy!
  13. 13. The mix: networked devices we use daily
  14. 14. The mix: texting & Twitter
  15. 15. The mix: CAP content alert xmlns=''> <identifier>KSTO1055887203</identifier> <sender>KSTO@NWS.NOAA.GOV</sender> <sent>2003-06-17T14:57:00-07:00</sent> <status>Actual</status> <msgType>Alert</msgType> <scope>Public</scope> <info> <category>Met</category> <event>SEVERE THUNDERSTORM</event> <urgency>Severe</urgency> <certainty>Likely</certainty> <senderName>NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SACRAMENTO</senderName> <headline>SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING</headline> <description>SEVERE THUNDERSTORM OVER SOUTH CENTRAL ALPINE COUNTY</description> <instruction>TAKE COVER IN A SUBSTANTIAL SHELTER UNTIL THE STORM PASSES</instruction> <contact>BARUFFALDI/JUSKIE</contact> <area> <areaDesc>EXTREME NORTH CENTRAL TUOLUMNE COUNTY IN CALIFORNIA, </areaDesc> <polygon>38.47,-120.14 38.34,-119.95 38.52,-119.74 38.62,-119.89 38.47,-120.14</polygon>
  16. 16. The mix: info to the edges
  17. 17. The mix: Real-time, location-based info
  18. 18. The mix: ad hoc network
  19. 19. Still needed! <ul><li>“ Playbook” of options </li></ul><ul><li>Policies and procedures to govern & improve public participation </li></ul><ul><li>Criteria to evaluate new devices and applications </li></ul><ul><li>Research ways to increase likelihood of swarm intelligence in emergencies </li></ul><ul><li>Public-private partnerships </li></ul><ul><li>Attitude shift! </li></ul>
  20. 20. For more information on Networked Homeland Security, contact: Stephenson Strategies 508 740-8918 [email_address]