[Federal Register Volume 66, Number 225 (Wednesday, November 21, 2001)]
[Page 58438]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 01-29165]

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National Institute of Standards and Technology

Announcing a Meeting of the Computer System Security and Privacy 
Advisory Board

AGENCY: National Institute of Standards and Technology.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.


SUMMARY: Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App., 
notice is hereby given that the Computer System Security and Privacy 
Advisory Board (CSSPAB) will meet Tuesday, December 4, 2001, Wednesday, 
December 5, 2001, and Thursday, December 6, 2001, from 9 a.m. until 5 
p.m. All sessions will be open to the public. However, all visitors to 
the National Institute of Standard and Technology site will have to 
pre-register to be admitted. Please submit your name, time of arrival, 
email address and phone number to Elaine Frye no later than November 
30, 2001, and she will provide you with instructions for admittance. 
Ms. Fry'e email address is [email protected] and her phone number is 
301/975-2819. The Advisory Board was established by the Computer 
Security Act of 1987 (Pub. L. 100-235) to advise the Secretary of 
Commerce and the Director of NIST on security and privacy issues 
pertaining to federal computer systems. Details regarding the Board's 
activities are available at 

DATES: The meeting will be held on December 4, 5, and 6, 2001, from 9 
a.m. until 5 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will take place at the National Institute of 
Standards and Technology, Administration Building, Lecture Room B, in 
Gaithersburg, Maryland. Please note admittance instructions under 
SUMMARY paragraph.


--Welcome and Overview
--Session on Minimally Accepted Security Controls--to include briefings 
from Federal agencies such as the National Oceanic and Atmospheric 
Administration, Social Security Administration, Federal Communications 
Commission and the Federal Reserve
--Updates on Recent Legislative Issues
--Update on OMB Activities
--Discussion of Follow-On Actions from CSSPAB Privacy Event
--Public Participation
--Agenda Development for March 2002 meeting

    Note that agenda items may change without notice because of 
possible unexpected schedule conflicts of presenters.
    Public Participation: The Board agenda will include a period of 
time, not to exceed thirty minutes, for oral comments and questions 
from the public. Each speaker will be limited to five minutes. Members 
of the public who are interested in speaking are asked to contact the 
Board Secretariat at the telephone number indicated below. In addition, 
written statements are invited and may be submitted to the Board at any 
time. Written statements should be directed to the CSSPAB Secretariat, 
Information Technology Laboratory, 100 Bureau Drive, Stop 8930, 
National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD 20899-
8930. It would be appreciated if 35 copies of written material were 
submitted for distribution to the Board and attendees no later than 
November 30, 2001. Approximately 15 seats will be available for the 
public and media.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Fran Nielsen, Board Secretariat, 
Information Technology Laboratory, National Institute of Standards and 
Technology, 100 Bureau Drive, Stop 8930, Gaithersburg, MD 20899-8930, 
telephone: (301) 975-3669.

    Dated: November 8, 2001.
Karen H. Brown,
Acting Director, NIST.
[FR Doc. 01-29165 Filed 11-21-01; 8:45 am]