[Federal Register Volume 67, Number 34 (Wednesday, February 20, 2002)]
[Page 7671]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 02-4075]



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, Commerce.

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, March 5, 2002, from 9 a.m. 
until 5 p.m., Wednesday, March 6, 2002, from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. and on 
Thursday, March 7, 2002, from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. All sessions will be 
open to the public. 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 http://csrc.nist.gov/csspab/.

DATES: The meetings will be held on March 5, 6, and 7, 2002, from 9 
a.m. until 5 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The meetings will take place at the General Services 
Administration, 7th and D Streets, SW., Room 5700, in Washington, DC.


--Welcome and Overview
--Session on Minimally-Accepted Security Controls
--Updates on Recent Computer Security Legislation
--Update by OMB on Privacy and Security Issues
--Briefing on Activities Related to Executive Order on Critical 
Infrastructure Protection
--Briefing on U.S. Postal Service Electronic Postmark Products and 
Certificate Authority Effort
--Review of CSSPAB Work Plan Priorities for 2002 and Beyond
--Public Participation
--Agenda Development for June 2002 CSSPAB 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 March 1, 2002. 
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: February 14, 2002.
Karen H. Brown,
Acting Director, NIST.
[FR Doc. 02-4075 Filed 2-19-02; 8:45 am]