National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence Access Rights Management Use Case for the Financial Services Sector, 18198-18200 [2015-07590]

Download as PDF 18198 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 64 / Friday, April 3, 2015 / Notices and state export assistance programs; invoicing (billing) foreign buyers; collecting (letters of credit and other financial instruments) payment for Products; and arranging for payment of applicable commissions and fees. Export Markets The Export Markets include all parts of the world except the United States (the fifty states of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, American Samoa, Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, and the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands). Export Trade Activities and Methods of Operations To engage in Export Trade in the Export Markets, WJIR may provide and/ or arrange for the provision of Export Trade Facilitation Services. Definition ‘‘Supplier’’ means a person who produces, provides, or sells Products, Services, and/or Technology Rights. Dated: March 31, 2015. Joseph Flynn, Director, Office of Trade and Economic Analysis, International Trade Administration. [FR Doc. 2015–07717 Filed 4–2–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DR–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request The Department of Commerce will submit to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for clearance the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). Agency: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Title: Alaska Commercial Operator’s Annual Report (COAR). OMB Control Number: 0648–0428. Form Number(s): None. Type of Request: Regular (extension of a currently approved information collection). Number of Respondents: 179. Average Hours per Response: 8 hours. Burden Hours: 1,432. Needs and Uses: This request is for extension of a currently approved information collection. 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Any owner of a catcher/ processor or mothership with a Federal permit operating in the EEZ off Alaska is required to annually submit a COAR to ADF&G under 50 CFR part 679.5(p). The COAR provides information on ex-vessel and first wholesale values for statewide fish and shellfish products. Containing information from shoreside processors, stationary floating processors, motherships, and catcher/ processors, this data collection yields equivalent annual product value information for all respective processing sectors and provides a consistent time series according to which groundfish resources may be managed more efficiently. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations. Frequency: Annually. Respondent’s Obligation: Mandatory. This information collection request may be viewed at reginfo.gov. Follow the instructions to view Department of Commerce collections currently under review by OMB. Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to OIRA_Submission@ omb.eop.gov or fax to (202) 395–5806. Dated: March 30, 2015. Sarah Brabson, NOAA PRA Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2015–07585 Filed 4–2–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P PO 00000 Frm 00011 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Institute of Standards and Technology [Docket No.: 150318278–5278–01] National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence Access Rights Management Use Case for the Financial Services Sector National Institute of Standards and Technology, Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) invites organizations to provide products and technical expertise to support and demonstrate security platforms for access rights management for the financial services sector. This notice is the initial step for the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) in collaborating with technology companies to address cybersecurity challenges identified under the financial services sector program. Participation in the use case is open to all interested organizations. DATES: Interested parties must contact NIST to request a letter of interest template. Letters of interest will be accepted on a first come, first served basis. Collaborative activities will commence as soon as enough completed and signed letters of interest have been returned to address all the necessary components and capabilities, but no earlier than May 4, 2015. When the use case has been completed, NIST will post a notice on the NCCoE financial services sector program Web site at http:// nccoe.nist.gov/financial-services announcing the completion of the use case and informing the public that it will no longer accept letters of interest for this use case. ADDRESSES: The NCCoE is located at 9600 Gudelsky Drive, Rockville, MD 20850. Letters of interest must be submitted to financial_NCCoE@nist.gov or via hardcopy to National Institute of Standards and Technology, NCCoE; 9600 Gudelsky Drive; Rockville, MD 20850. Organizations whose letters of interest are accepted in accordance with the Process set forth in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this notice will be asked to sign a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with NIST. A CRADA template can be found at: http://nccoe.nist.gov/node/138. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michael Stone via email at financial_ NCCoE@nist.gov; or telephone 240–314– SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\03APN1.SGM 03APN1 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 64 / Friday, April 3, 2015 / Notices 6813; National Institute of Standards and Technology, NCCoE; 9600 Gudelsky Drive; Rockville, MD 20850. Additional details about the Financial Services Sector program are available at http:// nccoe.nist.gov/financial-services. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background: The NCCoE, part of NIST, is a public-private collaboration for accelerating the widespread adoption of integrated cybersecurity tools and technologies. The NCCoE brings together experts from industry, government, and academia under one roof to develop practical, interoperable cybersecurity approaches that address the real-world needs of complex Information Technology (IT) systems. By accelerating dissemination and use of these integrated tools and technologies for protecting IT assets, the NCCoE will enhance trust in U.S. IT communications, data, and storage systems; reduce risk for companies and individuals using IT systems; and encourage development of innovative, job-creating cybersecurity products and services. Process: NIST is soliciting responses from all sources of relevant security capabilities (see below) to enter into a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) to provide products and technical expertise to support and demonstrate security platforms for the Access Rights Management use case for the Financial Services Sector. The full use case can be viewed at: http://nccoe.nist.gov/sites/ default/files/NCCoE_FS_Use_Case_ IDAM_FinalDraft_20140501.pdf. Interested parties should contact NIST using the information provided in the asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section of this notice. NIST will then provide each interested party with a letter of interest template, which the party must complete, certify that it is accurate, and submit to NIST. NIST will contact interested parties if there are questions regarding the responsiveness of the letters of interest to the use case objective or requirements identified below. NIST will select participants who have submitted complete letters of interest on a first come, first served basis within each category of product components or capabilities listed below up to the number of participants in each category necessary to carry out this use case. However, there may be continuing opportunity to participate even after initial activity commences. Selected participants will be required to enter into a consortium CRADA with NIST. NIST published a notice in the Federal Register on October 19, 2012 (77 FR 64314) inviting U.S. companies to enter VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:49 Apr 02, 2015 Jkt 235001 into National Cybersecurity Excellence Partnerships (NCEPs) in furtherance of the NCCoE. For this demonstration project, NCEP partners will not be given priority for participation. Use Case Objective: The goal of this project is to demonstrate ways to link together the management of existing disparate identity and access mechanisms and systems into a comprehensive identity and access management (IDAM) system. This will enable financial sector entities to centrally issue, validate, and modify or revoke access rights for their entire enterprise based on easy-to-understand business rules. This IDAM system will abstract, unify, and simplify the complex task of dealing with multiple types of access systems, such as Windows Active Directory, Unix/Linux, Resource Access Control Facility (RACF), automatic class selection (ACS2) and myriad legacy and internally developed applicationspecific mechanisms. This IDAM system will also produce consolidated reports and statistics so that administrators and managers can make accurate risk management decisions. This IDAM system will, at a minimum, automate the monitoring and analysis of identity related activities in a manner that enables administrators and managers to make timely and informed risk management decisions. Requirements: Each responding organization’s letter of interest should identify which security platform components or capabilities it is offering. Components are listed in section six (for reference, please see link in PROCESS section above) of the Access Rights Management for the Financial Services Sector use case and include, but are not limited to: • Mainframe (may be simulated or remotely accessed) such as RACF • Representative ‘‘homemade’’ financial sector application(s) with internal user access database and logging system Each responding organization’s letter of interest should identify how their products address one or more of the following desired solution characteristics in section two (for reference, please see link in PROCESS section above) of the Access Rights Management for the Financial Services Sector use case: 1. Is a single system that is capable of interacting with multiple existing accesses 2. Has management systems to provide a complete picture of access rights within the organization PO 00000 Frm 00012 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 18199 3. Complements, and does not replace, existing security infrastructure 4. Utilizes secure communications among all components 5. Automates logging, reporting and alerting of identity and access management events across the enterprise 6. Can be queried for information (adhoc reporting) in order to answer management, performance and security questions (i.e. show all activity for a given user in a certain time period) 7. Does not introduce new attack vectors into existing systems 8. Supports multiple access levels for the IDAM system (e.g. administrator, operator, viewer) 9. Provides fine-grain privilege controls (e.g. groups, users, directory, file, and record) 10. Provides the ability to attach expiration dates/time limits on access controls 11. Provides the ability to map user’s access requests via ‘‘service’’ account access Responding organizations need to understand and, in their letters of interest, commit to provide: 1. Access for all participants’ project teams to component interfaces and the organization’s experts necessary to make functional connections among security platform components 2. Support for development and demonstration of the Access Rights Management use case for the Financial Services Sector in NCCoE facilities which will be conducted in a manner consistent with Federal requirements (e.g., FIPS 200, FIPS 201, SP 800–53, and SP 800–63) Additional details about the Access Rights Management for the Financial Services sector use case are available at: http://nccoe.nist.gov/sites/default/files/ NCCoE_FS_Use_Case_IDAM_ FinalDraft_20140501.pdf. NIST cannot guarantee that all of the products proposed by respondents will be used in the demonstration. Each prospective participant will be expected to work collaboratively with NIST staff and other project participants under the terms of the consortium agreement in the development of the Access Rights Management for the Financial Services sector capability. Prospective participants’ contribution to the collaborative effort will include assistance in establishing the necessary interface functionality, connection and set-up capabilities and procedures, demonstration harnesses, environmental and safety conditions for use, integrated E:\FR\FM\03APN1.SGM 03APN1 18200 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 64 / Friday, April 3, 2015 / Notices platform user instructions, and demonstration plans and scripts necessary to demonstrate the desired capabilities. Each prospective participant will train NIST personnel as necessary, to operate its product in capability demonstrations to the financial services community. Following successful demonstrations, NIST will publish a description of the security platform and its performance characteristics sufficient to permit other organizations to develop and deploy security platforms that meet the security objectives of the Access Rights Management for the Financial Services sector use case. These descriptions will be public information. Under the terms of the consortium agreement, NIST will support development of interfaces among participants’ products by providing IT infrastructure, laboratory facilities, office facilities, collaboration facilities, and staff support to component composition, security platform documentation, and demonstration activities. The dates of the demonstration of the Access Rights Management for the Financial Services sector capability will be announced on the NCCoE Web site at least two weeks in advance at http://nccoe.nist.gov/. The expected outcome of the demonstration is to improve access rights management across an entire financial services sector enterprise. Participating organizations will gain from the knowledge that their products are interoperable with other participants’ offerings. For additional information on the NCCoE governance, business processes, and NCCoE operational structure, visit the NCCoE Web site http:// nccoe.nist.gov/. Richard Cavanagh, Acting Associate Director for Laboratory Programs. [FR Doc. 2015–07590 Filed 4–2–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–13–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Economics and Statistics Administration asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Commerce Data Advisory Council Meeting Economic and Statistics Administration, Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: The Economic and Statistics Administration (ESA) is giving notice of a meeting of Commerce Data Advisory Council (CDAC). The CDAC will SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:49 Apr 02, 2015 Jkt 235001 address areas such as data management practices; common, open data standards; policy issues related to privacy, latency, and consistency; effective models for public-private partnership; external uses of Commerce data; and, methods to build new feedback loops between the Department and data users. The CDAC will meet in a plenary session on April 23–24, 2015. Last-minute changes to the schedule are possible, which could prevent giving advance public notice of schedule adjustments. DATES: April 23–24, 2015. On April 23, the meeting will begin at approximately 12:00 p.m. and end at approximately 5:00 p.m. On April 24, the meeting will begin at approximately 9:00 a.m. and end at approximately 1:00 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at Google Washington, DC, 25 Massachusetts Avenue NW., Suite 900, Washington, DC 20001. 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The Committee meeting is in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Title 5, United States Code, Appendix 2, Section 10(a)(b)). All meetings are open to the public. A brief period will be set aside at the meeting for public comment on April 24, 2015. However, individuals with extensive questions or statements must submit them in writing to: DataAdvisoryCouncil@doc.gov (subject line ‘‘APRIL 2015 CDAC Meeting Public Comment’’), or by letter submission to the Director of External Communication and DFO, CDAC, Department of Commerce, Economics and Statistics PO 00000 Frm 00013 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Administration, 1401 Constitution Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20230. Such submissions will be included in the record for the meeting if received by Friday, April 17, 2015. The meeting is physically accessible to persons with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to the Director of External Communication as soon as possible, preferably two weeks prior to the meeting. If you plan to attend the meeting, please register by Monday, April 20, 2015. You may access the online registration from the following link: https:// www.regonline.com/cdac_april_2015_ meeting. Seating is available to the public on a first-come, first-served basis. Dated: March 30, 2015. Austin Durrer, Chief of Staff for Under Secretary for Economic Affairs, Economics and Statistics Administration. 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(Patterson) was outside the scope of the antidumping duty order on certain steel threaded rod from the People’s Republic of China on threaded rod from the PRC.1 On December 29, 2014, the United States Court of International Trade (CIT or Court) issued an order for the Department to take action on remand in accordance with the CAFC’s decision and to find that Patterson’s engineered steel coil rod is outside the AGENCY: 1 See A.L. Patterson, Inc., v. United States, 585 Fed. Appx. 778, 785–86 (Fed. Cir. 2014) (Patterson CAFC 2014); see also Certain Steel Threaded Rod from the People’s Republic of China: Notice of Antidumping Duty Order, 74 FR 17154 (April 4, 2009) (AD Order). E:\FR\FM\03APN1.SGM 03APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 64 (Friday, April 3, 2015)]
[Notices]
[Pages 18198-18200]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Institute of Standards and Technology

[Docket No.: 150318278-5278-01]


National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence Access Rights 
Management Use Case for the Financial Services Sector

AGENCY: National Institute of Standards and Technology, Department of 
Commerce.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) 
invites organizations to provide products and technical expertise to 
support and demonstrate security platforms for access rights management 
for the financial services sector. This notice is the initial step for 
the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) in 
collaborating with technology companies to address cybersecurity 
challenges identified under the financial services sector program. 
Participation in the use case is open to all interested organizations.

DATES: Interested parties must contact NIST to request a letter of 
interest template. Letters of interest will be accepted on a first 
come, first served basis. Collaborative activities will commence as 
soon as enough completed and signed letters of interest have been 
returned to address all the necessary components and capabilities, but 
no earlier than May 4, 2015. When the use case has been completed, NIST 
will post a notice on the NCCoE financial services sector program Web 
site at http://nccoe.nist.gov/financial-services announcing the 
completion of the use case and informing the public that it will no 
longer accept letters of interest for this use case.

ADDRESSES: The NCCoE is located at 9600 Gudelsky Drive, Rockville, MD 
20850. Letters of interest must be submitted to 
financial_NCCoE@nist.gov or via hardcopy to National Institute of 
Standards and Technology, NCCoE; 9600 Gudelsky Drive; Rockville, MD 
20850. Organizations whose letters of interest are accepted in 
accordance with the Process set forth in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION 
section of this notice will be asked to sign a Cooperative Research and 
Development Agreement (CRADA) with NIST. A CRADA template can be found 
at:  http://nccoe.nist.gov/node/138.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michael Stone via email at 
financial_NCCoE@nist.gov; or telephone 240-314-

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6813; National Institute of Standards and Technology, NCCoE; 9600 
Gudelsky Drive; Rockville, MD 20850. Additional details about the 
Financial Services Sector program are available at http://nccoe.nist.gov/financial-services.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Background: The NCCoE, part of NIST, is a public-private 
collaboration for accelerating the widespread adoption of integrated 
cybersecurity tools and technologies. The NCCoE brings together experts 
from industry, government, and academia under one roof to develop 
practical, interoperable cybersecurity approaches that address the 
real-world needs of complex Information Technology (IT) systems. By 
accelerating dissemination and use of these integrated tools and 
technologies for protecting IT assets, the NCCoE will enhance trust in 
U.S. IT communications, data, and storage systems; reduce risk for 
companies and individuals using IT systems; and encourage development 
of innovative, job-creating cybersecurity products and services.
    Process: NIST is soliciting responses from all sources of relevant 
security capabilities (see below) to enter into a Cooperative Research 
and Development Agreement (CRADA) to provide products and technical 
expertise to support and demonstrate security platforms for the Access 
Rights Management use case for the Financial Services Sector. The full 
use case can be viewed at: http://nccoe.nist.gov/sites/default/files/NCCoE_FS_Use_Case_IDAM_FinalDraft_20140501.pdf.
    Interested parties should contact NIST using the information 
provided in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section of this notice. 
NIST will then provide each interested party with a letter of interest 
template, which the party must complete, certify that it is accurate, 
and submit to NIST. NIST will contact interested parties if there are 
questions regarding the responsiveness of the letters of interest to 
the use case objective or requirements identified below. NIST will 
select participants who have submitted complete letters of interest on 
a first come, first served basis within each category of product 
components or capabilities listed below up to the number of 
participants in each category necessary to carry out this use case. 
However, there may be continuing opportunity to participate even after 
initial activity commences. Selected participants will be required to 
enter into a consortium CRADA with NIST. NIST published a notice in the 
Federal Register on October 19, 2012 (77 FR 64314) inviting U.S. 
companies to enter into National Cybersecurity Excellence Partnerships 
(NCEPs) in furtherance of the NCCoE. For this demonstration project, 
NCEP partners will not be given priority for participation.
    Use Case Objective: The goal of this project is to demonstrate ways 
to link together the management of existing disparate identity and 
access mechanisms and systems into a comprehensive identity and access 
management (IDAM) system. This will enable financial sector entities to 
centrally issue, validate, and modify or revoke access rights for their 
entire enterprise based on easy-to-understand business rules. This IDAM 
system will abstract, unify, and simplify the complex task of dealing 
with multiple types of access systems, such as Windows Active 
Directory, Unix/Linux, Resource Access Control Facility (RACF), 
automatic class selection (ACS2) and myriad legacy and internally 
developed application-specific mechanisms. This IDAM system will also 
produce consolidated reports and statistics so that administrators and 
managers can make accurate risk management decisions. This IDAM system 
will, at a minimum, automate the monitoring and analysis of identity 
related activities in a manner that enables administrators and managers 
to make timely and informed risk management decisions.
    Requirements: Each responding organization's letter of interest 
should identify which security platform components or capabilities it 
is offering. Components are listed in section six (for reference, 
please see link in PROCESS section above) of the Access Rights 
Management for the Financial Services Sector use case and include, but 
are not limited to:

 Mainframe (may be simulated or remotely accessed) such as RACF
 Representative ``homemade'' financial sector application(s) 
with internal user access database and logging system

    Each responding organization's letter of interest should identify 
how their products address one or more of the following desired 
solution characteristics in section two (for reference, please see link 
in PROCESS section above) of the Access Rights Management for the 
Financial Services Sector use case:

1. Is a single system that is capable of interacting with multiple 
existing accesses
2. Has management systems to provide a complete picture of access 
rights within the organization
3. Complements, and does not replace, existing security infrastructure
4. Utilizes secure communications among all components
5. Automates logging, reporting and alerting of identity and access 
management events across the enterprise
6. Can be queried for information (ad-hoc reporting) in order to answer 
management, performance and security questions (i.e. show all activity 
for a given user in a certain time period)
7. Does not introduce new attack vectors into existing systems
8. Supports multiple access levels for the IDAM system (e.g. 
administrator, operator, viewer)
9. Provides fine-grain privilege controls (e.g. groups, users, 
directory, file, and record)
10. Provides the ability to attach expiration dates/time limits on 
access controls
11. Provides the ability to map user's access requests via ``service'' 
account access

    Responding organizations need to understand and, in their letters 
of interest, commit to provide:

1. Access for all participants' project teams to component interfaces 
and the organization's experts necessary to make functional connections 
among security platform components
2. Support for development and demonstration of the Access Rights 
Management use case for the Financial Services Sector in NCCoE 
facilities which will be conducted in a manner consistent with Federal 
requirements (e.g., FIPS 200, FIPS 201, SP 800-53, and SP 800-63)

    Additional details about the Access Rights Management for the 
Financial Services sector use case are available at: http://nccoe.nist.gov/sites/default/files/NCCoE_FS_Use_Case_IDAM_FinalDraft_20140501.pdf.
    NIST cannot guarantee that all of the products proposed by 
respondents will be used in the demonstration. Each prospective 
participant will be expected to work collaboratively with NIST staff 
and other project participants under the terms of the consortium 
agreement in the development of the Access Rights Management for the 
Financial Services sector capability. Prospective participants' 
contribution to the collaborative effort will include assistance in 
establishing the necessary interface functionality, connection and set-
up capabilities and procedures, demonstration harnesses, environmental 
and safety conditions for use, integrated

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platform user instructions, and demonstration plans and scripts 
necessary to demonstrate the desired capabilities. Each prospective 
participant will train NIST personnel as necessary, to operate its 
product in capability demonstrations to the financial services 
community. Following successful demonstrations, NIST will publish a 
description of the security platform and its performance 
characteristics sufficient to permit other organizations to develop and 
deploy security platforms that meet the security objectives of the 
Access Rights Management for the Financial Services sector use case. 
These descriptions will be public information. Under the terms of the 
consortium agreement, NIST will support development of interfaces among 
participants' products by providing IT infrastructure, laboratory 
facilities, office facilities, collaboration facilities, and staff 
support to component composition, security platform documentation, and 
demonstration activities.
    The dates of the demonstration of the Access Rights Management for 
the Financial Services sector capability will be announced on the NCCoE 
Web site at least two weeks in advance at  http://nccoe.nist.gov/. The 
expected outcome of the demonstration is to improve access rights 
management across an entire financial services sector enterprise. 
Participating organizations will gain from the knowledge that their 
products are interoperable with other participants' offerings.
    For additional information on the NCCoE governance, business 
processes, and NCCoE operational structure, visit the NCCoE Web site 
http://nccoe.nist.gov/.

Richard Cavanagh,
Acting Associate Director for Laboratory Programs.
[FR Doc. 2015-07590 Filed 4-2-15; 8:45 am]
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