[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 205 (Wednesday, October 23, 2013)]
[Page 63232]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-24887]



[Docket No. DHS-2013-0057]

President's National Security Telecommunications Advisory 

AGENCY: National Protection and Programs Directorate, DHS.

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


SUMMARY: The President's National Security Telecommunications Advisory 
Committee (NSTAC) will meet on Wednesday, November 20, 2013. The 
meeting will be open to the public.

DATES: The NSTAC will meet on Wednesday, November 20, 2013, from 9:00 
a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Please note that the meeting may close early if the 
committee has completed its business.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Department of Homeland 
Security's U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) facility 
located at 500 12th Street SW., Washington, DC, 20024. For access to 
the facility, contact Ms. Suzanne Daage by email at 
[email protected] or phone at (703)235-5461 by 5:00 p.m. on 
Wednesday, November 13, 2013. For information on services or facilities 
for individuals with disabilities or to request special assistance to 
access the meeting, contact Ms. Suzanne Daage by email at 
[email protected] or phone at (703) 235-5461.
    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. The documents associated 
with the topics to be discussed during the meeting will be available at 
www.dhs.gov/nstac for review by Tuesday, November 12, 2013. Written 
comments must be received by the NSTAC Alternate Designated Federal 
Officer no later than Monday, November 18, 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 Cyber 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 without alteration at http://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 http://www.regulations.gov.
    A public comment period will be held during the meeting on 
Wednesday, November 20, 2013, from 1:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Speakers who 
wish to participate in the public comment period must register in 
advance no later than Wednesday, November 13, 2013, at 5:00 p.m. by 
emailing Suzanne Daage 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 comments.

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. During 
the meeting, the Industrial Internet Subcommittee Co-Chairs will 
provide the NSTAC members with a status of its work. Next, the NSTAC 
will receive an update on the status of the Government's progress 
implementing recommendations from recently completed reports. Next, the 
Executive Office of the President (EOP) will discuss with members its 
next tasking on information technology mobilization. Additionally, the 
members will hear several industry and Government briefings. The first 
briefing will be on the current threat environment. Next, the Federal 
Communications Commission will brief members on its cybersecurity 
activities. Finally, the EOP will facilitate a roundtable discussion 
with members on the National Institute of Standards and Technology's 
Cybersecurity Framework.

    Dated: September 30, 2013.
Mike Echols,
Alternate Designated Federal Officer for the NSTAC.
[FR Doc. 2013-24887 Filed 10-22-13; 8:45 am]