GFIPM Federation Name Registry

Registration of a GFIPM federation name allows a federation to use the name within certain GFIPM Metadata attributes. This page lists all GFIPM federation names that have been reserved, and also provides details about the federations that have reserved them.

To register a GFIPM federation name, please see the registration instructions here.

Name Federation Description
GFIPM National Identity Exchange Federation NIEF is a collection of agencies in the U.S. that have come together to share sensitive law enforcement information. It was created in 2008 as an outgrowth of the GFIPM program. NIEF maintains a symbiotic relationship with GFIPM, leveraging existing GFIPM work products and also serving as a source of real-world feedback to drive the development of new GFIPM work products.
RISS Regional Information Sharing Systems RISS maintains a secure intranet for the purpose of allowing users and partners to share criminal justice information. Resources are hosted on RISSNET by RISS and many local, state and federal agencies. RISS is in the process of providing GFIPM-based Identity Provider (IDP) services to Oregon and South Dakota that will allow their users to federate to resources throughout their state as well as to resource available through the National Identity Exchange Federation (NIEF). RISS acts as a GFIPM-based federated IDP for all state and local law enforcement users to gain access to the Federal Law Enforcement Training (FLETC) secure website. RISS is in discussions with other state entities to share information using GFIPM-based federated identity standards.
LAC-ISAB LA County ISAB Information Sharing Federation This local federation is being established in LA County to support inter-agency information sharing utilizing federated access to resources hosted by the LA County District Attorney, Information Systems Advisory Body (ISAB), Sheriff, LA County local law enforcement agencies, Probation, Public Defender, Alternate Public Defender, Coroner and Superior Court utilizing GFIPM SAML 2.0 Web Browser SSO profile and GFIPM Web Services profiles.
CONNECT CONNECT Federation This federation is being established to promote inter-state criminal justice and law enforcement information sharing utilizing federated access to resources hosted by the states of Alabama, Kansas, Nebraska, and Wyoming, with plans to add additional states to the federation. The CONNECT Federation utilizes GFIPM SAML 2.0 Web Browser SSO profile and GFIPM Web Services profiles.
LEO-EP FBI Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) Law Enforcement Online Enterprise Portal The FBI’s Criminal Justice Information Services Division (CJIS) Law Enforcement Online Enterprise Portal (LEO-EP) is an important component of the Bureau’s federated identity management program. The goal of the LEO-EP is to provide access to resources beneficial to the law enforcement, intelligence, and criminal justice communities using single sign-on technology.
MARIS Mid-Atlantic Regional Justice Information Sharing Initiative The Mid-Atlantic Regional Justice Information Sharing Initiative (MARIS) is working to make inter-state justice information sharing (JIS) a secure, effective, efficient, simple and practical process for each member. MARIS seeks to accomplish inter-state JIS that:

  1. Builds upon, leverages and enhances the existing criminal justice information systems currently deployed by each Member;
  2. Enables the effective information flow among Members, both for their immediate benefit and ultimately to provide a national model; and
  3. Adopts and uses proven national standards to guide and enhance information sharing across systems (e.g. National Information Exchange Model (NIEM), Global Reference Architecture (GRA), Global Federated Identity and Privilege Management (GFIPM) wherever and whenever practicable.