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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 86 (Wednesday, May 6, 2009)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: E9-10526]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

National Communications System

[Docket No. NCS-2009-0002]


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 meet on May 21, 2009, in a partially closed 
session.

DATES: Thursday, May 21, 2009, from 2:30 p.m. until 5:10 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will take place at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, 
1615 H St., NW., Washington, DC. If you desire meeting materials, 
contact Ms. Sue Daage at (703) 235-5526 or by e-mail at 
sue.daage@dhs.gov. Please submit your comments by May 28, 2009. 
Comments must be identified by NCS-2009-0002 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, Department of Homeland Security, 245 Murray Lane, Washington, 
DC 20598-0615.
     Fax: 1-866-466-5370.
    Instructions: All submissions received must include the words 
``Department of Homeland Security'' and NCS-2009-0002, 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 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 
Division, at (703) 235-5526, e-mail: Sue.Daage@dhs.gov, or write the 
Deputy Manager, National Communications System, Department of Homeland 
Security, 245 Murray Lane, Washington, DC 20598-0615.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The 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, Public Law 92-463, as 
amended, appearing in 5 U.S.C. App. 2.
    At the upcoming meeting, between 2:30 p.m. and 3:40 p.m., the NSTAC 
will receive comments from government stakeholders, including comments 
from the Federal Communications Commission Acting Chief of the Public 
Safety and Homeland Security Bureau, and discuss ongoing NSTAC work on 
research and development, and outreach efforts. This portion of the 
meeting will be open to the public.
    Between 3:45 p.m. and 5:10 p.m., the NSTAC will receive briefings 
from the Director for the National Security Space Office and the Acting 
Senior Director for Cyber Space. The NSTAC will discuss cybersecurity 
and satellite security issues. This portion of the meeting will be 
closed to the public.
    Basis for Closure: Briefings from the Director for the National 
Security Space Office and the Acting Senior Director for Cyber Space, 
as well as discussions on cybersecurity and satellite security, will 
likely involve sensitive infrastructure information. The NSTAC's 
discussions will likely include information which is predominantly 
internal and that, if disclosed, would significantly risk circumvention 
of Department of Homeland Security (DHS) regulations or statutes--
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. 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 3:45 p.m. and 5:10 p.m. portions of this meeting will be closed to 
the public pursuant to the authority set forth in 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(2), 
(4) and (9)(B).

    Dated: May 1, 2009.
James Madon,
Director, National Communications System.
[FR Doc. E9-10526 Filed 5-5-09; 8:45 am]
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