[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 23 (Monday, February 4, 2013)]
[Pages 7797-7798]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-02344]



[Docket No. DHS-2013-0005]

Homeland Security Information Network Advisory Committee (HSINAC)


ACTION: Committee Management; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee 


SUMMARY: The Homeland Security Information Network Advisory Committee 
(HSIN AC) will meet on February 27th-28th, 2013 in Washington, DC. The 
meeting will be open to the public.

DATES: HSIN AC will meet Wednesday, February 27th, 2013 from 9 a.m. to 
5 p.m. and on Thursday, February 28th, 2013 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. 
Please note that the meeting may end early if the committee has 
completed its business.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Ronald Reagan International 
Trade Center (Ronald Reagan Building), 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., 
Washington DC 20004. All visitors to the Ronald Reagan International 
Trade Center are required to show government identification for 
admittance to the building. In the event of inclement weather affecting 
the Washington, DC area, creating a delay in the opening of Federal 
offices, the contingency plan will be to hold the conference via a 
teleconference call and if possible Adobe Connect session, requesting 
that all participants and visitors participate virtually. If the 
Federal government is closed, the meeting will be rescheduled. Please 
provide your name, telephone number and email by close of business on 
February 25th, 2013, to the contact person listed in FOR FURTHER 
INFORMATION CONTACT below. Teleconference lines will be available for 
this meeting.
    For information on facilities or services for individuals with 
disabilities or to request special assistance at the meeting, contact 
David Steigman, [email protected], 202-357-7809, as soon as 
    To facilitate public participation, we are inviting public comment 
on the issues to be considered by the committee as listed in the 
``Agenda'' section below. Comments must be submitted in writing no 
later than February 20, 2013 and must be identified by docket number: 
DHS-2013-0005 and may be submitted by one of the following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
     Email: David Steigman, [email protected]. Include 
the docket number in the subject line of the message.
     Fax: 202-357-7678.
     Mail: David Steigman, Department of Homeland Security, OPS 
CIO-D Stop 0426, 245 Murray Lane, SW., BLDG 410, Washington, DC 20528-
    Instructions: All submissions received must include the words 
``Department of Homeland Security'' and the docket number for this 
action. Comments received will be posted without alteration at http://www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided.
    Docket: For access to the docket to read background documents or 
comments received by the (Homeland Security Information Network 
Advisory Committee), go to http://www.regulations.gov.
    Short public comment periods will be held during the meeting 
following presentations. Those providing comments are requested to 
limit their comments to 3 minutes. Please note that the public comment 
period may end before the time indicated, following the last call for 
comments. Contact the individual listed below to register as a speaker. 
Documents will be distributed to the committee members during the 
meeting and made available to the public on February 27, 2013 on the 
Federal Register Web site at: https://www.federalregister.gov/agencies/homeland-security-department. These documents will be formatted in the 
Microsoft Suite software applications.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Designated Federal Officer, David 
Steigman, [email protected], Phone: 202-357-7809, Fax: 202-357-
7678, or Alternate Designated Federal Officer, Sarah Schwettman, 
[email protected], Phone: 202-357-7882.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of this meeting is given under the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. (Pub. L. 92-463).
    The HSINAC provides advice and recommendations to the U.S. 
Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on matters relating to HSIN. 
These matters include system requirements, operating policies, 
community organization, knowledge management, interoperability and 
federation with other systems, and any other aspect of HSIN that 
supports the operations of DHS and its Federal, State, territorial, 
local, tribal, international, and private sector mission partners. The 
HSINAC provides independent advice and recommendations to the 

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of DHS regarding HSIN. The duties of the HSINAC are solely advisory in 
    The HSINAC will meet to review, discuss and make recommendations on 
key messaging to stakeholder community showcasing the vision of HSIN 
and its progressive development efforts.


1. Opening and introductions
2. Federal Advisory Committee Act 101; Ethics
3. Discuss the revised HSINAC Charter.
4. How Far We've Come: Provide an update on HSIN program status since 
the August 2010 HSIN AC Meeting, including the OMB TechStat Review and 
HSIN Business Case.
5. The HSIN Release 3 Value Proposition: The development of the revised 
program upgrade known as HSIN Release 3 and a review of related program 
6. HSIN's Alignment to the National Information Sharing and 
Safeguarding Strategy and how HSIN aligns to the Federal Information 
Sharing Environment.
7. How We've Acted on Your Recommendations: Provide a review of updates 
across the HSIN Work Streams the Analysis of Alternatives, HSIN 
Business Case, and the Tech Stat Review and how those program reviews 
led to the decision to proceed with HSIN Release 3.
8. Respectfully request the development of recommendations for 
submission to the HSIN Program Management Office and DHS leadership 
going forward. The HSIN Program Management Office seeks guidance on 
HSIN Release 3's identity proofing process, communication messaging and 
training guidance on the suggested topics of identity proofing, 
migration, two-factor authentication, federated users and community of 
interest (COI) charter implementation.

    Dated: January 28, 2013.
James Lanoue,
HSIN Acting Program Manager.
[FR Doc. 2013-02344 Filed 2-1-13; 8:45 am]