Technical Standards and Standards Organizations

The following table contains definitions for frequently used acronyms related to technical standards and standards organizations as well as links to websites containing additional information.

Acronym Name
ANSI American National Standards Institute
GAC Global Advisory Committee
GFIPM Global Federated Identity & Privilege Management (
GIST Global Information Sharing Toolkit 
GISWG Global Infrastructure/Standards Working Group
GJXDM Global Justice XML Data Model
Global Global Justice Information Sharing Initiative (Global)
GRA* Global Reference Architecture (formerly referred to as JRA, Justice Reference Architecture)
GSC  Global Standards Council
GSP Global Standards Package
IEPD Information Exchange Package Documentation
ISO International Organization for Standardization
JRA* Justice Reference Architecture (now referred to as GRA, Global Reference Architecture)
JSC Justice Standards Clearinghouse
JXDD Global Justice XML Data Dictionary
JXDM Global Justice XML Data Model
NIEM National Information Exchange Model
NIST National Institute for Standards and Technology
NLETS National Law Enforcement Telecommunications System (now renamed "Niets, The International Justice & Public Safety Information Sharing Network")
OASIS Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards
OJP IT Office of Justice Programs Information Technology Initiatives Web site