[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 111 (Monday, June 10, 2013)]
[Pages 34665-34666]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-13617]




Homeland Security Information Network Advisory Committee 
(HSINAC); Meeting


ACTION: Committee Management; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee 


SUMMARY: The Homeland Security Information Network Advisory Committee 
(HSINAC) will meet on Tuesday, June 25th, 2013 from 1 p.m.-3 p.m. EST 
by teleconference. The HSINAC provides advice and recommendations to 
the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on matters relating to 
the HSIN Program. 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 purpose of this next meeting is for the committee 
to receive an interim status update on the HSIN Program and progress 
made since the last meeting in February 2013. Specifically, the HSIN 
Program would like to request advice and recommendations on the user 
experience regarding the identity proofing process, HSIN Legacy to HSIN 
Release 3 migration process, and discuss communication tactics 
regarding the HSIN value proposition. The meeting will be conducted 
virtually through a teleconference line provided below. The meeting 
will be open to the public.

DATES: HSINAC will meet Tuesday, June 25th, 2013 from 1 p.m.-3 p.m. EST 
via teleconference. Please note that the meeting may end early if the 
committee has completed its business.

ADDRESSES: Members of the public may monitor the meeting by calling: 1-
800-320-4330 Conference Pin: 673978. The teleconference lines will be 
open for the public and the meeting brief will be posted beforehand at 
this link: http://www.dhs.gov/homeland-security-information-network-advisory-committee. There is a meeting room reserved at 131 M St. NE., 
Washington, DC, Floor 3, Room 03Q15, whereas members of the public may 
come to participate. The building is a Federal facility and all guests 
will need to show official government-issued photo identification to 
the security guards upon entrance. Guests will also be required to 
process through a metal detector and have their bags scanned. If the 
Federal government is closed, the meeting will be rescheduled.
    For information on facilities or services for individuals with 
disabilities or to request special assistance at the meeting, contact 
Michael Brody, [email protected], 202-357-7661, 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 
``Summary'' section below. Comments must be submitted in writing no 
later than June 20th and must be identified by DHS-2013-0037 and may be 
submitted by one of the following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
     Email: Michael Brody, [email protected]. Please 
also include the docket number in the subject line of the message.
     Fax: 202-357-7678
     Mail: Michael Brody, 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 HSINAC go to http://www.regulations.gov.
    A public comment period will be held during the meeting on Tuesday, 
June 25th from 2:15 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., and speakers 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.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Designated Federal Officer, Michael 
Brody, [email protected], Phone: 202-357-7661, 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 United States Code Appendix. (Pub. L. 
    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.


     Review the HSINAC members' HSIN Release 3 (R3) 
registration experiences
    [cir] Discuss the results of the HSIN Policy/HSIN Development 
informal analysis and capture feedback from the HSINAC members
     Update On HSIN R3 Migration Status, Latest advances in 
system development, and the HSIN Communications Implementation Strategy
     Obtain recommendations from the HSINAC on key messaging 
and delivery tactics regarding the following communication topics:
    [cir] Identity Proofing (IDP) Process
     An electronic based process whereas HSIN Release 3 
applicants are required to answer knowledge-based questions pertaining 
to their personal financial history, credit history, etc. in order to 
successfully verify their identity before gaining access into HSIN 
Release 3. This new requirement advances overall system security. The 
HSIN Program would like to obtain advice on how to best communicate 
this IDP process to the user communities.
    [cir] HSIN Legacy to HSIN Release 3 Migration Process
     HSIN Legacy users are being migrated to the HSIN Release 3 
platform. The objective for this discussion topic is for the HSIN 
Program to identify how well the user experience transition was 
implemented and ways that the process can be

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enhanced going forward. Additionally, the HSIN Program will obtain 
advice from the HSINAC on the current communication efforts regarding 
migration and how these efforts could be more effective.
    [cir] HSIN Release 3 Value Proposition
     The HSIN Release 3 platform has advanced features and 
functionalities associated with the upgrade. The HSIN Program is 
seeking advice from the HSINAC on how to best communicate the value 
proposition--including its advanced features/functionalities, enhanced 
security measures, and advanced information sharing capabilities--to 
the enterprise-wide user community.
    [cir] 15 minute public comment period
    [cir] HSINAC deliberation session and vote on recommendations

    Dated: June 3, 2013.
James Lanoue,
HSIN Acting Program Manager.
[FR Doc. 2013-13617 Filed 6-7-13; 8:45 am]