President's National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee, 2087-2088 [E9-568]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 9 / Wednesday, January 14, 2009 / Notices 2008–0196 and may be submitted by one of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. • E-mail: HSSTAC@dhs.gov. Include the docket number in the subject line of the message. • Fax: 202–254–6173. • Mail: Ms. Deborah Russell, Science and Technology Directorate, Department of Homeland Security, 245 Murray Lane, 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 Science and Technology Advisory Committee, go to http:// www.regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Deborah Russell, Science and Technology Directorate, Department of Homeland Security, 245 Murray Lane, Bldg. 410, Washington, DC 20528 202– 254–5739. Notice of this meeting is given under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. (Pub. L. 92–463). The committee will meet for the purpose of receiving classified and sensitive Homeland Security and classified briefings on Maritime Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs), Cyber Security and Science and Technology Programs. Basis for Closure: In accordance with Section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, it has been determined that the Science and Technology Advisory Committee meeting concerns sensitive Homeland Security information and classified matters within the meaning of 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(1) and (c)(9)(B) which, if prematurely disclosed, would significantly jeopardize national security and frustrate implementation of proposed agency actions. sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: January 6, 2009. Jay M. Cohen, Under Secretary for Science and Technology. [FR Doc. E9–569 Filed 1–13–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–10–P VerDate Nov<24>2008 21:01 Jan 13, 2009 Jkt 217001 DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY National Communications System [Docket No. NCS–2008–0004] President’s National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee AGENCY: National Communications System, DHS. ACTION: Notice of Partially Closed Advisory Committee Meeting. SUMMARY: The President’s National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee (NSTAC) will be meeting by teleconference; the meeting will be partially closed to the public. DATES: February 10, 2009, from 2 p.m. until 3 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will take place by teleconference. For access to the conference bridge and meeting materials, contact Ms. Sue Daage at (703) 235–5526 or by e-mail at sue.daage@dhs.gov by 5 p.m. February 1, 2009. If you desire to submit comments regarding the February 10, 2009, meeting they must be submitted by February 17, 2009. Comments must be identified by NCS–2008–0004 and may be submitted by one of the following methods: Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. E-mail: NSTAC1@dhs.gov. Include docket number in the subject line of the message. Mail: Office of the Manager, National Communications System (Customer Service Branch), Department of Homeland Security, 1100 Hampton Park Blvd., Capitol Heights, MD 20743; Fax: 1–866–466–5370. Instructions: All submissions received must include the words ‘‘Department of Homeland Security’’ and NCS–2008– 0004, 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 NSTAC, go to http://www.regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Sue Daage, Customer Service Branch at (703) 235–5526, e-mail: sue.daage@dhs.gov or write the Deputy Manager, National Communications System, Department of Homeland Security, 1100 Hampton Park Blvd., Capitol Heights, MD 20743. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: NSTAC advises the President on issues and PO 00000 Frm 00048 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 2087 problems related to implementing national security and emergency preparedness telecommunications policy. Notice of this meeting is given under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), Public Law 92–463 (1972), as amended appearing in 5 U.S.C. App. 2. At the upcoming meeting, between 2 p.m. and 2:15 p.m., the conference call will include government stakeholder feedback on NSTAC initiatives, and a status report on NSTAC Recommendations. This portion of the meeting will be open to the public. Between 2:15 p.m. and 3 p.m., the NSTAC will discuss and vote on the Global Resiliency Report and receive three updates from the identity management, cybersecurity and satellite network task forces. This portion of the meeting will be closed to the public. Persons with disabilities who require special assistance should indicate this when arranging access to the teleconference and are encouraged to identify anticipated special needs as early as possible. Basis for Closure: During the portion of the meeting to be held from 2:15 p.m. to 3 p.m., the NSTAC will discuss core assurance and physical security of the cyber network, cybersecurity collaboration between the Federal government and the private sector, identity management issues and cyberrelated vulnerabilities of the satellite network. Such discussions will likely include internal agency personnel rules and practices, specifically, identification of vulnerabilities in the Federal government’s cyber network, along with strategies for mitigating those vulnerabilities and other sensitive law enforcement or homeland security information of a predominantly internal nature which, if disclosed, would significantly risk circumvention of DHS regulations or statutes. NSTAC members will likely inform the discussion by contributing confidential and voluntarily-provided commercial information relating to private sector network vulnerabilities that they would not customarily release to the public. Disclosure of this information can be reasonably expected to frustrate DHS’s ongoing cybersecurity programs and initiatives and could be used to exploit vulnerabilities in the Federal government’s cyber network. Accordingly, the relevant portion of this meeting will be closed to the public E:\FR\FM\14JAN1.SGM 14JAN1 2088 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 9 / Wednesday, January 14, 2009 / Notices pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(2), (4) and (9)(B). James Madon, Deputy Manager, National Communications System. [FR Doc. E9–568 Filed 1–13–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–10–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency Information Collection Activities: Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection; Comment Request sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES ACTION: 30-Day Notice of Information Collection under Review; Secure Communities IDENT/IAFIS Interoperability State and Local Agency Assessment; OMB Control No. 1653– 0040. The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (USICE), is submitting the following information collection request for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on November 7, 2008, Vol. 73 No. 217 66249, allowing for a 60 day comment period. No comments were received on this information collection. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comments. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for thirty days until February 13, 2009. Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected agencies regarding items contained in this notice and especially with regard to the estimated public burden and associated response time should be directed to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget. Comments should be addressed to OMB Desk Officer, for United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Department of Homeland Security, and sent via electronic mail to oira_submission@omb.eop.gov or faxed to (202) 395–6974. 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Overview of this information collection: (1) Type of Information Collection: Extension of currently approved information collection. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Secure Communities IDENT/IAFIS Interoperability State and Local Agency Assessment. (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department of Homeland Security sponsoring the collection: Form 70–003 and Form 70–004, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary: State and Local Correctional Facilities. 8 U.S.C. 1231(a) gives the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) authority to remove criminal aliens who have been ordered as such. DHS/ICE is improving community safety by transforming the way the federal government cooperates with state and local law enforcement agencies to identify, detain, and remove all criminal aliens held in custody. Secure Communities (SC) revolutionizes immigration enforcement by using technology to share information between law enforcement agencies and by applying risk-based methodologies to focus resources on assisting all local communities with removing high-risk criminal aliens. In order for the Secure Communities Initiative to meet its goals, ICE must collect detailed business requirements and input from its state and local law enforcement partners. ICE will interview law enforcement officials at a combined 7,000 state and local jails across the United States as part of the Secure Communities Initiative. The collection instruments are transitioning from the currently approved paper based format to the implementation of technology permitting electronic submissions of responses. This PO 00000 Frm 00049 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 assessment determines the fingerprint procedures and technological capabilities of state and local jails governance, as well as basic jail booking statistics. This information is used in order to prioritize local sites and deliver the implementation strategy of the Secure Communities Initiative. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 7,000 responses at 20 minutes (0.3333333333333333 hours) per response. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: 2,334 annual burden hours. Requests for a copy of the proposed information collection instrument, with instructions; or inquiries for additional information should be directed to: Joseph M. Gerhart, Chief, Records Management Branch, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, 500 12th Street, SW., Room 3138, Washington, DC 20024; (202) 732–6337. Dated: January 8, 2009. Joseph M. Gerhart, Chief, Records Management Branch, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. E9–601 Filed 1–13–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–28–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency Information Collection Activities: Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection; Comment Request ACTION: 30-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review; Form I–352, Immigration Bond; OMB Control No. 1653–0022. The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (USICE), is submitting the following information collection request for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on November 3, 2008 Vol. 73 No. 213 65390, allowing for a 60 day public comment period. No comments were received on this information collection. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comments. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for thirty days February 13, 2009. 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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 9 (Wednesday, January 14, 2009)]
[Notices]
[Pages 2087-2088]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-568]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

National Communications System

[Docket No. NCS-2008-0004]


President's National Security Telecommunications Advisory 
Committee

AGENCY: National Communications System, DHS.

ACTION: Notice of Partially Closed Advisory Committee Meeting.

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SUMMARY: The President's National Security Telecommunications Advisory 
Committee (NSTAC) will be meeting by teleconference; the meeting will 
be partially closed to the public.

DATES: February 10, 2009, from 2 p.m. until 3 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will take place by teleconference. For access to 
the conference bridge and meeting materials, contact Ms. Sue Daage at 
(703) 235-5526 or by e-mail at sue.daage@dhs.gov by 5 p.m. February 1, 
2009. If you desire to submit comments regarding the February 10, 2009, 
meeting they must be submitted by February 17, 2009. Comments must be 
identified by NCS-2008-0004 and may be submitted by one of the 
following methods:
    Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the 
instructions for submitting comments.
    E-mail: NSTAC1@dhs.gov. Include docket number in the subject line 
of the message.
    Mail: Office of the Manager, National Communications System 
(Customer Service Branch), Department of Homeland Security, 1100 
Hampton Park Blvd., Capitol Heights, MD 20743;
    Fax: 1-866-466-5370.
    Instructions: All submissions received must include the words 
``Department of Homeland Security'' and NCS-2008-0004, 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 NSTAC, go to http://www.regulations.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Sue Daage, Customer Service Branch 
at (703) 235-5526, e-mail: sue.daage@dhs.gov or write the Deputy 
Manager, National Communications System, Department of Homeland 
Security, 1100 Hampton Park Blvd., Capitol Heights, MD 20743.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: NSTAC advises the President on issues and 
problems related to implementing national security and emergency 
preparedness telecommunications policy. Notice of this meeting is given 
under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), Public Law 92-463 
(1972), as amended appearing in 5 U.S.C. App. 2.
    At the upcoming meeting, between 2 p.m. and 2:15 p.m., the 
conference call will include government stakeholder feedback on NSTAC 
initiatives, and a status report on NSTAC Recommendations. This portion 
of the meeting will be open to the public.
    Between 2:15 p.m. and 3 p.m., the NSTAC will discuss and vote on 
the Global Resiliency Report and receive three updates from the 
identity management, cybersecurity and satellite network task forces. 
This portion of the meeting will be closed to the public.
    Persons with disabilities who require special assistance should 
indicate this when arranging access to the teleconference and are 
encouraged to identify anticipated special needs as early as possible.
    Basis for Closure: During the portion of the meeting to be held 
from 2:15 p.m. to 3 p.m., the NSTAC will discuss core assurance and 
physical security of the cyber network, cybersecurity collaboration 
between the Federal government and the private sector, identity 
management issues and cyber-related vulnerabilities of the satellite 
network. Such discussions will likely include internal agency personnel 
rules and practices, specifically, identification of vulnerabilities in 
the Federal government's cyber network, along with strategies for 
mitigating those vulnerabilities and other sensitive law enforcement or 
homeland security information of a predominantly internal nature which, 
if disclosed, would significantly risk circumvention of DHS regulations 
or statutes. NSTAC members will likely inform the discussion by 
contributing confidential and voluntarily-provided commercial 
information relating to private sector network vulnerabilities that 
they would not customarily release to the public. Disclosure of this 
information can be reasonably expected to frustrate DHS's ongoing 
cybersecurity programs and initiatives and could be used to exploit 
vulnerabilities in the Federal government's cyber network. Accordingly, 
the relevant portion of this meeting will be closed to the public

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pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(2), (4) and (9)(B).

James Madon,
Deputy Manager, National Communications System.
[FR Doc. E9-568 Filed 1-13-09; 8:45 am]
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