[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 142 (Thursday, July 24, 2014)]
[Pages 43058-43059]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-17427]



[Docket No. DHS-2014-0032]

President's National Security Telecommunications Advisory 

AGENCY: National Protection and Programs Directorate, Department of 
Homeland Security (DHS).

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


SUMMARY: The President's National Security Telecommunications Advisory 
Committee (NSTAC) will meet via teleconference on Wednesday, August 13, 
2014. The meeting will be open to the public.

DATES:  The NSTAC will meet on Wednesday, August 13, 2014, 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 call bridge or for information on services for 
individuals with disabilities or to request special assistance to 
attend, please contact Ms. Sandy Benevides by email at 
[email protected] or phone at (703) 235-5408 by 5:00 p.m. on 
Friday, August 8, 2014.
    To facilitate public participation, we are inviting public comment 
on the issues to be considered by the

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committee, as listed in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section below. 
Associated briefing materials that will be discussed at the meeting 
will be available at www.dhs.gov/nstac for review as of August 1, 2014. 
Comments must be submitted in writing no later than August 22, 2014, 
and must be identified by docket number DHS-2014-0032. Comments may be 
submitted by 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: 703-235-5962.
     Mail: Designated Federal Officer, Stakeholder Engagement 
and Critical Infrastructure Resilience Division, National Protection 
and Programs Directorate, Department of Homeland Security, 245 Murray 
Lane, Mail Stop 0615, 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 
www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided.
    Docket: For access to the docket and comments received by the 
NSTAC, go to www.regulations.gov and enter docket number DHS-2014-0032.
    A public comment period will be held during the conference call on 
Wednesday, August 13, 2014, from 2:45 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Speakers who 
wish to participate in the public comment period must register in 
advance no later than Friday, August 8, 2014, at 5:00 p.m. by emailing 
Sandy Benevides at [email protected]. Speakers are requested 
to limit their comments to three minutes and will speak in order of 
registration. Please note that the public comment period may end before 
the time indicated, following the last request for comments.

Federal Officer, Department of Homeland Security, telephone (703) 235-
5321 or [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of this meeting is given under the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. The NSTAC advises the 
President on matters related to national security and emergency 
preparedness (NS/EP) telecommunications policy.
    Agenda: The NSTAC members will discuss the status of two current 
studies. The first study to be discussed is regarding the needs, 
benefits, and operational efficacy of a national Information and 
Communications Technology mobilization capability in the face of a 
cyber-related event of national significance. The second study to be 
discussed is examining the cybersecurity implications of the Internet 
of Things as it relates to national security and emergency 
preparedness. Additionally, in coordination with senior leaders from 
the White House and DHS, the members will discuss potential study 

    Dated: July 18, 2014.
Helen Jackson,
Designated Federal Officer for the NSTAC.
[FR Doc. 2014-17427 Filed 7-23-14; 8:45 am]