Multistakeholder Process To Promote Collaboration on Vulnerability Research Disclosure, 17146 [2016-06966]

Download as PDF 17146 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 59 / Monday, March 28, 2016 / Notices Dated: March 23, 2016. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2016–06893 Filed 3–25–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Telecommunications and Information Administration Multistakeholder Process To Promote Collaboration on Vulnerability Research Disclosure National Telecommunications and Information Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of open meeting. AGENCY: The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) will convene a meeting of a multistakeholder process concerning the collaboration between security researchers and software and system developers and owners to address security vulnerability disclosure on April 8, 2016. DATES: The meeting will be held on April 8, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Central Time. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for details. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Westin Chicago River North, 320 North Dearborn Street, Chicago, IL 60654. SUMMARY: Lhorne on DSK5TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Allan Friedman, National Telecommunications and Information Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Room 4725, Washington, DC 20230; telephone (202) 482–4281; email; afriedman@ntia.doc.gov. Please direct media inquiries to NTIA’s Office of Public Affairs, (202) 482–7002; email press@ntia.doc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background: On March 19, 2015, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration, working with the Department of Commerce’s Internet Policy Task Force (IPTF), issued a Request for Comment to ‘‘identify substantive cybersecurity issues that affect the digital ecosystem and digital economic growth where broad consensus, coordinated action, and the development of best practices could substantially improve security for organizations and consumers.’’ 1 This 1 U.S. Department of Commerce, Internet Policy Task Force, Request for Public Comment, Stakeholder Engagement on Cybersecurity in the Digital Ecosystem, 80 FR 14360, Docket No. VerDate Sep<11>2014 14:52 Mar 25, 2016 Jkt 238001 Request built on earlier work from the Department, including the 2011 Green Paper Cybersecurity, Innovation, and the Internet Economy,2 as well as comments the Department had received on related issues.3 On July 9, 2015, after reviewing the comments, NTIA announced that the first issue to be addressed would be ‘‘collaboration on vulnerability research disclosure,’’ 4 and subsequently announced that the first meeting of a multistakeholder process on this topic would be held on September 29, 2015. A second meeting was convened on December 2, 2015.5 Matters to Be Considered: The April 8, 2016 meeting is a continuation of a series of NTIA-convened multistakeholder discussions concerning collaboration on vulnerability disclosure. Stakeholders will engage in an open, transparent, consensus-driven process to develop voluntary principles guiding the collaboration between vendors and researchers about vulnerability information. The April 8, 2016 meeting will build on stakeholders’ previous work. More information about stakeholders’ work is available at: http://www.ntia.doc.gov/otherpublication/2015/multistakeholderprocess-cybersecurity-vulnerabilities. Time and Date: NTIA will convene a meeting of the multistakeholder process to promote collaboration on vulnerability research disclosure on April 8, 2016, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Central Time. The meeting date and time are subject to change. Please refer to NTIA’s Web site, http:// www.ntia.doc.gov/other-publication/ 2015/multistakeholder-processcybersecurity-vulnerabilities, for the most current information. Place: The meeting will be held at the Westin Chicago River North, 320 North Dearborn Street, Chicago, IL 60654. The location of the meeting is subject to change. Please refer to NTIA’s Web site, http://www.ntia.doc.gov/otherpublication/2015/multistakeholderprocess-cybersecurity-vulnerabilities, for the most current information. Other Information: The meeting is open to the public and the press. The meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Allan Friedman at (202) 482–4281 or afriedman@ntia.doc.gov at least seven (7) business days prior to the meeting. The meeting will also be webcast. Requests for real-time captioning of the webcast or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Allan Friedman at (202) 482–4281 or afriedman@ntia.doc.gov at least seven (7) business days prior to the meeting. There will be an opportunity for stakeholders viewing the webcast to participate remotely in the meeting through a moderated conference bridge, including polling functionality. Access details for the meeting are subject to change. Please refer to NTIA’s Web site, http://www.ntia.doc.gov/otherpublication/2015/multistakeholderprocess-cybersecurity-vulnerabilities, for the most current information. Dated: March 23, 2016. Kathy D. Smith, Chief Counsel, National Telecommunications and Information Administration. [FR Doc. 2016–06966 Filed 3–25–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–60–P BUREAU OF CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION [Docket No: CFPB–2016–0015] Agency Information Collection Activities: Comment Request Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection. ACTION: Notice and request for comment. AGENCY: 150312253–5253–01 (Mar. 19, 2015), available at: http://www.ntia.doc.gov/files/ntia/publications/ cybersecurity_rfc_03192015.pdf. 2 U.S. Department of Commerce, Internet Policy Task Force, Cybersecurity, Innovation, and the Internet Economy (June 2011) (Green Paper), available at: http://www.nist.gov/itl/upload/ Cybersecurity_Green-Paper_FinalVersion.pdf. 3 See Comments Received in Response to Federal Register Notice Developing a Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity, Docket No. 140721609–4609–01, available at: http://csrc.nist.gov/cyberframework/rfi_comments_ 10_2014.html. 4 NTIA, Enhancing the Digital Economy Through Collaboration on Vulnerability Research Disclosure (July 9, 2015), available at: http:// www.ntia.doc.gov/blog/2015/enhancing-digitaleconomy-through-collaboration-vulnerabilityresearch-disclosure. 5 NTIA, Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities, http:// www.ntia.doc.gov/other-publication/2015/ multistakeholder-process-cybersecurityvulnerabilities. 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Telecommunications and Information Administration


Multistakeholder Process To Promote Collaboration on 
Vulnerability Research Disclosure

AGENCY: National Telecommunications and Information Administration, 
U.S. Department of Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of open meeting.

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SUMMARY: The National Telecommunications and Information Administration 
(NTIA) will convene a meeting of a multistakeholder process concerning 
the collaboration between security researchers and software and system 
developers and owners to address security vulnerability disclosure on 
April 8, 2016.

DATES: The meeting will be held on April 8, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. to 
4:00 p.m., Central Time. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for details.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Westin Chicago River North, 
320 North Dearborn Street, Chicago, IL 60654.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Allan Friedman, National 
Telecommunications and Information Administration, U.S. Department of 
Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Room 4725, Washington, DC 
20230; telephone (202) 482-4281; email; afriedman@ntia.doc.gov. Please 
direct media inquiries to NTIA's Office of Public Affairs, (202) 482-
7002; email press@ntia.doc.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Background: On March 19, 2015, the National Telecommunications and 
Information Administration, working with the Department of Commerce's 
Internet Policy Task Force (IPTF), issued a Request for Comment to 
``identify substantive cybersecurity issues that affect the digital 
ecosystem and digital economic growth where broad consensus, 
coordinated action, and the development of best practices could 
substantially improve security for organizations and consumers.'' \1\ 
This Request built on earlier work from the Department, including the 
2011 Green Paper Cybersecurity, Innovation, and the Internet 
Economy,\2\ as well as comments the Department had received on related 
issues.\3\ On July 9, 2015, after reviewing the comments, NTIA 
announced that the first issue to be addressed would be ``collaboration 
on vulnerability research disclosure,'' \4\ and subsequently announced 
that the first meeting of a multistakeholder process on this topic 
would be held on September 29, 2015. A second meeting was convened on 
December 2, 2015.\5\
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    \1\ U.S. Department of Commerce, Internet Policy Task Force, 
Request for Public Comment, Stakeholder Engagement on Cybersecurity 
in the Digital Ecosystem, 80 FR 14360, Docket No. 150312253-5253-01 
(Mar. 19, 2015), available at: http://www.ntia.doc.gov/files/ntia/publications/cybersecurity_rfc_03192015.pdf.
    \2\ U.S. Department of Commerce, Internet Policy Task Force, 
Cybersecurity, Innovation, and the Internet Economy (June 2011) 
(Green Paper), available at: http://www.nist.gov/itl/upload/Cybersecurity_Green-Paper_FinalVersion.pdf.
    \3\ See Comments Received in Response to Federal Register Notice 
Developing a Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure 
Cybersecurity, Docket No. 140721609-4609-01, available at: http://csrc.nist.gov/cyberframework/rfi_comments_10_2014.html.
    \4\ NTIA, Enhancing the Digital Economy Through Collaboration on 
Vulnerability Research Disclosure (July 9, 2015), available at: 
http://www.ntia.doc.gov/blog/2015/enhancing-digital-economy-through-collaboration-vulnerability-research-disclosure.
    \5\ NTIA, Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities, http://www.ntia.doc.gov/other-publication/2015/multistakeholder-process-cybersecurity-vulnerabilities.
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    Matters to Be Considered: The April 8, 2016 meeting is a 
continuation of a series of NTIA-convened multistakeholder discussions 
concerning collaboration on vulnerability disclosure. Stakeholders will 
engage in an open, transparent, consensus-driven process to develop 
voluntary principles guiding the collaboration between vendors and 
researchers about vulnerability information. The April 8, 2016 meeting 
will build on stakeholders' previous work. More information about 
stakeholders' work is available at: http://www.ntia.doc.gov/other-publication/2015/multistakeholder-process-cybersecurity-vulnerabilities.
    Time and Date: NTIA will convene a meeting of the multistakeholder 
process to promote collaboration on vulnerability research disclosure 
on April 8, 2016, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Central Time. The 
meeting date and time are subject to change. Please refer to NTIA's Web 
site, http://www.ntia.doc.gov/other-publication/2015/multistakeholder-process-cybersecurity-vulnerabilities, for the most current 
information.
    Place: The meeting will be held at the Westin Chicago River North, 
320 North Dearborn Street, Chicago, IL 60654. The location of the 
meeting is subject to change. Please refer to NTIA's Web site, http://www.ntia.doc.gov/other-publication/2015/multistakeholder-process-cybersecurity-vulnerabilities, for the most current information.
    Other Information: The meeting is open to the public and the press. 
The meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. 
Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids 
should be directed to Allan Friedman at (202) 482-4281 or 
afriedman@ntia.doc.gov at least seven (7) business days prior to the 
meeting. The meeting will also be webcast. Requests for real-time 
captioning of the webcast or other auxiliary aids should be directed to 
Allan Friedman at (202) 482-4281 or afriedman@ntia.doc.gov at least 
seven (7) business days prior to the meeting. There will be an 
opportunity for stakeholders viewing the webcast to participate 
remotely in the meeting through a moderated conference bridge, 
including polling functionality. Access details for the meeting are 
subject to change. Please refer to NTIA's Web site, http://www.ntia.doc.gov/other-publication/2015/multistakeholder-process-cybersecurity-vulnerabilities, for the most current information.

    Dated: March 23, 2016.
Kathy D. Smith,
Chief Counsel, National Telecommunications and Information 
Administration.
[FR Doc. 2016-06966 Filed 3-25-16; 8:45 am]
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