[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 144 (Friday, July 26, 2013)]
[Pages 45255-45256]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-17988]



[Docket No. DHS-2013-0048]

President's National Security Telecommunications Advisory 

AGENCY: National Protection and Programs Directorate, DHS.

[[Page 45256]]

ACTION: Committee Management Notice of an Open Federal Advisory 
Committee Teleconference.


SUMMARY: The President's National Security Telecommunications Advisory 
Committee (NSTAC) will meet on Tuesday, August 20, 2013, via conference 
call. The meeting will be open to the public.

DATES: The NSTAC will meet on Tuesday, August 20, 2013, from 2:00 p.m. 
to 3:00 p.m. Please note that the meeting may close early if the 
committee has completed its business.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held via conference call. For access to 
the conference bridge, contact Ms. Gallop-Anderson by email at 
[email protected] or by telephone at (703) 235-5468 by 
5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 13, 2013. To facilitate public 
participation, we are inviting public comment on the issues to be 
considered by the committee as listed in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION 
section below. For information on services or facilities for 
individuals with disabilities or to request special assistance to 
access the meeting, contact Ms. Gallop-Anderson by email at 
[email protected] or by telephone at (703) 235-5468. 
The documents associated with the topics to be discussed during the 
conference will be available at www.dhs.gov/nstac for review by Monday, 
August 12, 2013. Written comments must be received by the NSTAC 
Alternate Designated Federal Officer no later than Friday, August 16, 
2013, and may be submitted by any one of the following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the instructions for submitting written comments
     Email: [email protected]. Include the docket number in the 
subject line of the email message.
     Fax: (703) 235-5961
     Mail: Alternate Designated Federal Officer, Stakeholder 
Engagement and Critical Infrastructure Resilience Division, National 
Protection and Programs Directorate, Department of Homeland Security, 
245 Murray Lane, Mail Stop 3016B, Arlington, VA 20598-0615.
    Instructions: All submissions received must include the words 
``Department of Homeland Security'' and the docket number for this 
action. Comments received will be posted with without alteration at 
www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided.
    Docket: For access to the docket, including all documents and 
comments received by the NSTAC, go to www.regulations.gov. A public 
comment period will be held during the meeting on Tuesday, August 20, 
2013, from 2:15 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Speakers who wish to participate in 
the public comment period must register in advance no later than 
Tuesday, August 16, 2013, at 5:00 p.m. by emailing Deirdre Gallop-
Anderson at [email protected]. Speakers are requested 
to limit their comments to three minutes and will speak in order of 
registration as time permits. Please note that the public comment 
period may end before the time indicated, following the last call for 

Designated Federal Officer, Department of Homeland Security, telephone 
(703) 235-5469.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of this meeting is given under the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S.C. App. (Pub. L. 92-463). 
The NSTAC advises the President on matters related to national security 
and emergency preparedness (NS/EP) telecommunications policy.
    Agenda: The NSTAC members will deliberate and vote on the Draft 
NSTAC Report to the President on Secure Government Communications 
(SGC). The report examines how commercial-off-the-shelf technologies 
and private sector best practices can be used to secure unclassified 
communications between and among Federal civilian departments and 
agencies. The NSTAC members will also receive a new tasking from the 
Executive Office of the President.

    Dated: July 22, 2013.
Mike Echols,
Alternate Designated Federal Officer for the NSTAC.
[FR Doc. 2013-17988 Filed 7-25-13; 8:45 am]