Partner Highlights

The NISC partners with other organizations to achieve various information sharing goals. Some partnerships are with member organizations and focus on raising awareness on specific initiatives and providing input drawn from our diverse membership. Other partnerships come about because of overlapping goals and shared priorities. Email to learn more about becoming a NISC partner.

Single Automated Business Exchange for Reporting (SABER)

The Single Automated Business Exchange for Reporting (SABER) is a nonprofit dedicated to getting businesses back in business faster after an emergency.


Canada-U.S. Enhanced Resiliency Experiment (CAUSE)

CAUSE is part of President Obama’s and Prime Minister Harper’s Beyond the Border Action Plan. It is a series of experiments that test and evaluate cross-border information sharing between the U.S. and Canada.


CUSEC’s CAPSTONE-14 Earthquake Exercise

The massive CAPSTONE-14 earthquake exercise was the culmination of a three year, multi-state effort focused on planning and preparedness activities directed by the CUSEC Board of Directors.

Capacity Building

Capacity Building Webinar Series

The First Responders Group Capacity Building Webinar Series hosts monthly webinars that prepare participants to apply emerging technologies and innovative solutions that strengthen homeland security capabilities. The series is sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate.



The GeoGuard States Program facilitates and coordinates the development of sustained interoperable geospatial capabilities for National Guard missions and daily business practices. GIS allows for vast amounts of data from diverse sources to be put into context and transforms data into actionable knowledge.