Homeland Security Science and Technology Advisory Committee (HSSTAC), 66949-66950 [2013-26605]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 216 / Thursday, November 7, 2013 / Notices Dated: October 31, 2013. Francis S. Collins, Director, National Institutes of Health. [FR Doc. 2013–26649 Filed 11–6–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4140–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY [Docket No. DHS–2013–0021] Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for Review; Information Collection Request for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Science and Technology, CyberForensics Electronic Technology Clearinghouse (CyberFETCH) Program Science and Technology Directorate, DHS. ACTION: 30-Day notice and request for comment. AGENCY: The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Science & Technology (S&T) Directorate invites the general public to comment on data collection forms for the CyberForensics Electronic Technology Clearinghouse (CyberFETCH) program. CyberFETCH is responsible for providing a collaborative environment for cyber forensics practitioners from law enforcement, private sector and academia. This clearinghouse will enable its users to share information, best practices and lessons learned within a secure collaborative environment. In order for a user to access this clearinghouse, he/ she must complete a registration form to establish a user account. The information collected is used by the DHS S&T CyberFETCH program to determine the authenticity and suitability of the practitioner requesting access. Once approved, users will utilize the collaborative environment to upload documents/resources, exchange information, network with other users, as well as post blogs and comments. The DHS invites interested persons to comment on the following form and instructions (hereinafter ‘‘Forms Package’’) for the S&T CyberFETCH: 1) Request a CyberFETCH Account (DHS Form 10073). Interested persons may receive a copy of the Forms Package by contacting the DHS S&T PRA Coordinator. This notice and request for comments is required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (P.L. 104–13, 44 U.S.C. chapter 35). DATES: Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until December 9, 2013. tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:24 Nov 06, 2013 Interested persons are invited to submit written comments on the proposed information. Comments should be addressed to: Megan Mahle the Department of Homeland Security, Science and Technology Directorate, and sent via electronic mail to megan.mahle@hq.dhs.gov. Please include docket number DHS–2013–0021 in the subject line of the message. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: DHS S&T PRA Megan Mahle (202) 254–2245 (Not a toll free number). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The 60day notice and request for comment was published in the Federal Register on August 2, 2013. No comments on the collection instruments were received. The information will be collected via the DHS S&T CyberFETCH secure Web site at http://www.cyberfetch.org/. The CyberFETCH Web site will only employ secure web-based technology (i.e., electronic registration form) to collect information from users to both reduce the burden and increase the efficiency of this collection. The Department is committed to improving its information collection and urges all interested parties to suggest how these materials can further reduce burden while seeking necessary information under the Paper Reduction Act. DHS is particularly interested in comments that: (1) Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) Evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) Suggest ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) Suggest ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submissions of responses. ADDRESSES: Jkt 232001 Overview of This Information Collection (1) Type of Information Collection: Renewal of a currently approved collection. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Science and Technology, CyberForensics Electronic Technology Clearinghouse (CyberFETCH) program. PO 00000 Frm 00060 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 66949 (3) Agency Form Number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department of Homeland Security sponsoring the collection: Department of Homeland Security, Science & Technology Directorate—1) Request a CyberFETCH Account (DHS Form 10073). (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Individuals, consisting of federal, state and local law enforcement, private sector and academia practitioners. The information collected will be leveraged to determine the authenticity and suitability of the practitioner requesting access. Once approved, users will utilize the collaborative environment to upload documents/resources, exchange information, network with other users, as well as post blogs and comments. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: a. Estimate of the total number of respondents: 1000 b. An estimate of the time for an average respondent to respond: .25 burden hours. c. An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: 250 burden hours Dated: September 27, 2013. Rick Stevens, Chief Information Officer for Science and Technology. [FR Doc. 2013–26732 Filed 11–6–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–9F–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY [Docket No. DHS–2013–0071] Homeland Security Science and Technology Advisory Committee (HSSTAC) Science and Technology Directorate, DHS. ACTION: Committee Management; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting. AGENCY: The Homeland Security Science and Technology Advisory Committee (HSSTAC) will meet on December 4–5, 2013, in Washington, DC The meeting will be open to the public. DATES: The HSSTAC will meet Wednesday, December 4, 2013, 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. and December 5, 2013 9:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m. The meeting may close early if the committee has completed its business. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Department of Homeland Security SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\07NON1.SGM 07NON1 tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 66950 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 216 / Thursday, November 7, 2013 / Notices (DHS), Science and Technology Directorate, 1120 Vermont Avenue NW., (Room 5–212), Washington DC. All visitors must pre-register and present a government-issued ID in order to gain entry to the building. To register, please contact the person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT, below. Please provide your name, citizenship, organization (if any), title (if any), email address (if any), and telephone number. For information on facilities or services for individuals with disabilities or to request special assistance at the meeting, contact the person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT, below. Materials that are provided to committee members will also be provided to the public, either at the meeting or on the public Web site mentioned below, or both. Check this Web site on the meeting dates: http:// www.dhs.gov/st-hsstac. To facilitate public participation, we invite public comment on the issues to be considered by the committee as listed in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION below. Comments may be submitted orally, in writing, or both. If submitting in writing, please include the docket number (DHS–2013–0071) and submit via one of the following methods before December 2, 2013: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. • Email: mary.hanson@hq.dhs.gov. Include the docket number in the subject line of the message. • Fax: 202–254–6176. • Mail: Mary Hanson, HSSTAC Executive Director, 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. 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 HSSTAC, go to http://www.regulations.gov and type ‘‘HSSTAC’’ into the search function of the Web site. A period is allotted for oral public comment on December 4 and 5, 2013, before any recommendations are formulated. Speakers are asked to preregister and limit their comments to three minutes or less. Please note that the public comment period may end before the time indicated, following the VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:24 Nov 06, 2013 Jkt 232001 last call for comments. To register as a speaker, contact the person listed below. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mary Hanson, HSSTAC Executive Director, Science and Technology Directorate, Department of Homeland Security, 245 Murray Lane, Bldg. 410, Washington, DC 20528, 202–254–5866 (O), 202–254–5823 (F), mary.hanson@ hq.dhs.gov. Notice of this meeting is given under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S.C. Appendix (Pub. L. 92–463). The HSSTAC was established and operates in accordance with the provisions of the FACA. The committee addresses areas of interest and importance to the Under Secretary for Science and Technology, such as new developments in systems engineering, cyber-security, knowledge management and how best to leverage related technologies funded by other federal agencies and by the private sector. It also advises the Under Secretary on policies, management processes, and organizational constructs as needed. Agenda: Members will meet with the Acting Under Secretary and other executives of the DHS Science and Technology Directorate (DHS S&T) to hear updates, discuss areas of concern, and receive taskings. Agenda items on December 4 include an update on the status of the DHS Science and Technology Directorate (DHS S&T), a brief about the DHS S&T Resilient Systems Division, a discussion about industry engagement with DHS S&T, and a status report from the HSSTAC Task Force on Third Party PreScreening, followed by a public comment period, committee deliberations, and DHS taskings to the committee. The agenda on December 5 focuses solely on the interaction between DHS S&T and Customs and Border Protection (CBP). An official from CBP will first give a CBP overview, followed by a discussion among officials from CBP and DHS S&T about CBP’s technology needs, how DHS S&T supports those needs, and how that support can be improved. A public comment period will follow the discussion. The committee will then deliberate, receive its tasking from DHS, and begin to develop written recommendations regarding how DHS S&T can better support CBP. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: October 29, 2013. Mary Hanson, Executive Director, Homeland Security Science and Technology Advisory Committee. [FR Doc. 2013–26605 Filed 11–6–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–9F–P PO 00000 Frm 00061 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 332–541] Trade Barriers That U.S. Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises Perceive as Affecting Exports to the European Union; Rescheduling of Washington, DC Public Hearing and Change in Dates for Filing Requests To Appear, Pre- and Post-Hearing Briefs, All Other Written Submissions, and for Transmittal of Final Report United States International Trade Commission. ACTION: Rescheduling of Washington public hearing and change in dates for filing requests to appear, pre- and posthearing briefs, all other written submissions, and transmittal of the final report. AGENCY: Due to the lapse in appropriations and resulting furlough, the Commission has rescheduled the Washington, DC, public hearing in this investigation to 9:30 a.m. on November 20, 2013. The Commission has also changed the dates for filing requests to appear, pre-hearing briefs and posthearing briefs relating to the Washington hearing; for filing all other written submissions, and for transmitting the final report to USTR. The Washington, DC, hearing was previously scheduled for October 8, 2013, with post-hearing briefs and all written submission due by October 15, 2013, and a transmittal date of January 31, 2014. Revised Dates: November 12, 2013: Deadline for filing requests to appear at Washington hearing. November 13, 2013: Deadline for filing pre-hearing briefs and statements. November 20, 2013: Public hearing. December 2, 2013: Deadline for filing post-hearing briefs. December 2, 2013: Deadline for filing all other written submissions. February 28, 2014: Transmittal of Commission report to the USTR. ADDRESSES: All written submissions should be addressed to the Secretary, United States International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW., Washington, DC 20436. The public record for this investigation may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS) at https://edis.usitc.gov/ edis3-internal/app. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Project Leader William Deese (202–205– 2626 or william.deese@usitc.gov) or Deputy Project Leader Tamar Khachaturian (202–205–3299 or SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\07NON1.SGM 07NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 216 (Thursday, November 7, 2013)]
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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

[Docket No. DHS-2013-0071]


Homeland Security Science and Technology Advisory Committee 
(HSSTAC)

AGENCY: Science and Technology Directorate, DHS.

ACTION: Committee Management; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee 
Meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Homeland Security Science and Technology Advisory 
Committee (HSSTAC) will meet on December 4-5, 2013, in Washington, DC 
The meeting will be open to the public.

DATES: The HSSTAC will meet Wednesday, December 4, 2013, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 
p.m. and December 5, 2013 9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. The meeting may close 
early if the committee has completed its business.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Department of Homeland 
Security

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(DHS), Science and Technology Directorate, 1120 Vermont Avenue NW., 
(Room 5-212), Washington DC.
    All visitors must pre-register and present a government-issued ID 
in order to gain entry to the building. To register, please contact the 
person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT, below. Please 
provide your name, citizenship, organization (if any), title (if any), 
email address (if any), and telephone number.
    For information on facilities or services for individuals with 
disabilities or to request special assistance at the meeting, contact 
the person listed under For Further Information Contact, below.
    Materials that are provided to committee members will also be 
provided to the public, either at the meeting or on the public Web site 
mentioned below, or both. Check this Web site on the meeting dates: 
http://www.dhs.gov/st-hsstac. To facilitate public participation, we 
invite public comment on the issues to be considered by the committee 
as listed in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION below. Comments may be 
submitted orally, in writing, or both. If submitting in writing, please 
include the docket number (DHS-2013-0071) and submit via one of the 
following methods before December 2, 2013:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
     Email: mary.hanson@hq.dhs.gov. Include the docket number 
in the subject line of the message.
     Fax: 202-254-6176.
     Mail: Mary Hanson, HSSTAC Executive Director, 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. 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 HSSTAC, go to http://www.regulations.gov and 
type ``HSSTAC'' into the search function of the Web site.
    A period is allotted for oral public comment on December 4 and 5, 
2013, before any recommendations are formulated. Speakers are asked to 
pre-register and limit their comments to three minutes or less. Please 
note that the public comment period may end before the time indicated, 
following the last call for comments. To register as a speaker, contact 
the person listed below.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mary Hanson, HSSTAC Executive 
Director, Science and Technology Directorate, Department of Homeland 
Security, 245 Murray Lane, Bldg. 410, Washington, DC 20528, 202-254-
5866 (O), 202-254-5823 (F), mary.hanson@hq.dhs.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of this meeting is given under the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S.C. Appendix (Pub. L. 92-
463). The HSSTAC was established and operates in accordance with the 
provisions of the FACA. The committee addresses areas of interest and 
importance to the Under Secretary for Science and Technology, such as 
new developments in systems engineering, cyber-security, knowledge 
management and how best to leverage related technologies funded by 
other federal agencies and by the private sector. It also advises the 
Under Secretary on policies, management processes, and organizational 
constructs as needed.
    Agenda: Members will meet with the Acting Under Secretary and other 
executives of the DHS Science and Technology Directorate (DHS S&T) to 
hear updates, discuss areas of concern, and receive taskings. Agenda 
items on December 4 include an update on the status of the DHS Science 
and Technology Directorate (DHS S&T), a brief about the DHS S&T 
Resilient Systems Division, a discussion about industry engagement with 
DHS S&T, and a status report from the HSSTAC Task Force on Third Party 
Pre-Screening, followed by a public comment period, committee 
deliberations, and DHS taskings to the committee. The agenda on 
December 5 focuses solely on the interaction between DHS S&T and 
Customs and Border Protection (CBP). An official from CBP will first 
give a CBP overview, followed by a discussion among officials from CBP 
and DHS S&T about CBP's technology needs, how DHS S&T supports those 
needs, and how that support can be improved. A public comment period 
will follow the discussion. The committee will then deliberate, receive 
its tasking from DHS, and begin to develop written recommendations 
regarding how DHS S&T can better support CBP.

    Dated: October 29, 2013.
Mary Hanson,
Executive Director, Homeland Security Science and Technology Advisory 
Committee.
[FR Doc. 2013-26605 Filed 11-6-13; 8:45 am]
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