In the post-9/11 world, disparate government agencies took flack for their need-to-know data sharing policies. To improve intelligence efforts, a need-to-share policy was employed, ideally resulting in more efficient communication and flow of inter-agency information. A need-to-share policy, however, also increases the risk of unauthorized access due to an increased threat-source population. Is opening up access and consequent weaker access-control a worthy security trade-off? Let us know what you think!