NATIONAL INFORMATION EXCHANGE MODEL

NIEM Announces new State, Local, Tribal, and Territorial Tiger Team Leadership

Thursday, March 4, 2021

The National Information Exchange Model (NIEM) is pleased to announce newly appointed co-chairs to the NIEM’s State, Local, Tribal, and Territorial (SLTT) Tiger Team. Incoming co-chairs are Paul Wormeli and Michael Phillips. The co-chairs are focusing on how NIEM can best support the highest priorities of each SLTT segments. 

CISA Awards NIEM Cyber Pilot Project

Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Two significant NIEM-related agreements have been awarded by the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Agency (CISA) to the Cybercrime Support Network (CSN). One award is the State, Local, Tribal, and Territorial (SLTT) National Information Exchange Model Cyber Pilot. CISA is using NIEM and NIEM’s Cyber Domain to ensure efficient and accurate NIEM data exchanges regarding cyber incidents among public and private agencies.

NIEM Marks Fifteenth Anniversary With NIEM 5.0 Major Release

Wednesday, December 23, 2020

The National Information Exchange Model (NIEM) is marking its fifteenth-year anniversary with the release of NIEM 5.0.  This major release underscores NIEM’s value and relevance as a force multiplier in enabling secure, scalable enterprise-level data interoperability across diverse, complex systems and organizations. As importantly, 5.0 establishes the framework for the NIEM metamodel currently in development.

NIEM Naming and Design Rules 5.0 Beta 1 Available for Public Review

Tuesday, October 20, 2020

The NIEM Naming and Design Rules (NDR) 5.0 Beta 1 release is available for public review and comment through Monday, 02 November 2020.  The NDR specifies the data model, XML Schema components, and XML data for use with the National Information Exchange Model (NIEM). Please visit the NIEM NDR release page at https://niem.github.io/NIEM-NDR/ to view the latest draft release as well instructions on how to submit comments.

Best of NIEM 2020 Awards Announced

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

The Best of NIEM 2020 awards recognize those NIEM implementation projects demonstrating significant accomplishment and making noteworthy contributions to NIEM’s use, growth, and adoption. The Best of NIEM 2020 were presented at the NIEM Executive Steering Council’s quarterly meeting held virtually on Wednesday, 23 September.

Established in 2009, the awards recognize outstanding NIEM solutions across our international, federal, state, local, and tribal governments, and the private sector communities.

The Best of NIEM 2020 awards were presented to these six organizations:

CISA Announces Funding Opportunity For State, Local, Tribal And Territorial National Information Exchange Model (NIEM) Cyber Pilot

Friday, July 24, 2020

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency’s (CISA) Stakeholder Engagement Division has issued a Notice of Funding Opportunity to award a new cooperative agreement for a pilot titled State, Local, Tribal and Territorial National Information Exchange Model Cyber Pilot for fiscal year 2020. The deadline for application is Monday, 27 July 2020

NIEM OPENS BEST OF NIEM 2O2O AWARD NOMINATIONS

Monday, July 6, 2020

Each year, the National Information Exchange Model (NIEM) celebrates those organizations which have made significant accomplishments in the use of NIEM with the Best of NIEM awards. The Best of NIEM 2020 will recognize organizations, groups, programs, and individuals who have made noteworthy contributions to the growth and adoption of NIEM.  Instructions are included in the Best of NIEM award nomination form.

Announcing NIEM JSON Specification 4.0 Beta1 Available for Public Review and Comment

Thursday, June 11, 2020

The NIEM JSON Specification Version 4.0beta1 is now available for public review and comment. The NIEM JSON Specification establishes the technical basis for using JavaScript Object Notation (JSON) as a data format for exchange of information consistent with NIEM-conformant schemas and Information Exchange Package Documentations (IEPDs).

Cyber Domain Joins the NIEM.gov Website

Thursday, April 16, 2020

The National Information Exchange Model (NIEM) is pleased to announce the inclusion of the Cyber Domain community on the NIEM.gov website. The Cyber Domain is bringing together stakeholders with the objective to consistently share information to defend against cybersecurity threats and to inform a resilient posture to cyber risks at the enterprise-level.

NIEM Announces Incoming Managing Director

Thursday, March 26, 2020

The National Information Exchange Model (NIEM) Executive Steering Council’s quarterly meeting took place via teleconference on Wednesday, March 25. The transition of Katherine Escobar to the position of Managing Director of the NIEM Management Office (NMO) was announced. Ryan Schultz, outgoing Managing Director, was recognized for his many contributions to the growth of NIEM.

Download NIEM Version 4.2

Thursday, November 7, 2019

NIEM version 4.2 and its associated products are now available for download and use. Products include NIEM XML schemas (XSD), a spreadsheet (MS Excel) of all data components in the model, and alternate database formats (MS Excel, MS MDB, and CSV). This release is the latest version of the NIEM common vocabulary that enables efficient information exchange across diverse public and private organizations.