National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) Trusted Geolocation in the Cloud Building Block, 21979-21980 [2017-09502]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 90 / Thursday, May 11, 2017 / Notices Cash Deposit Requirements Because there have been subsequent administrative reviews for Huahui, the cash deposit rate for Huahui will remain the rate established in the recentlycompleted AR8 Final Results, which is $1.36/kg.23 Notification to Interested Parties This notice is issued and published in accordance with sections 516A(e)(1), 751(a)(1), and 777(i)(1) of the Act. Dated: May 5, 2017. Gary Taverman, Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations. [FR Doc. 2017–09578 Filed 5–10–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Institute of Standards and Technology [Docket No.: 170331340–7340–01] National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) Trusted Geolocation in the Cloud Building Block 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 the Trusted Geolocation in the Cloud Building Block. 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 Trusted Geolocation in the Cloud Building Block. Participation in the building block is open to all interested organizations. DATES: Interested parties must contact NIST to request a letter of interest template to be completed and submitted to NIST. 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 June 12, 2017. When the asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: 23 See Certain Activated Carbon from the People’s Republic of China: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2014–2015, 81 FR 62088, 62089 (September 8, 2016) (AR8 Final Results). VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:52 May 10, 2017 Jkt 241001 building block has been completed, NIST will post a notice on the NCCoE Trusted Geolocation in the Cloud Web site at https://nccoe.nist.gov/projects/ building_blocks/trusted_geolocation_in_ the_cloud announcing the completion of the building block and informing the public that it will no longer accept letters of interest for this building block. ADDRESSES: The NCCoE is located at 9700 Great Seneca Highway, Rockville, MD 20850. Letters of interest must be submitted to trusted-cloud-nccoe@ nist.gov or via hardcopy to National Institute of Standards and Technology, 100 Bureau Drive Mail Stop 2002 Gaithersburg, MD 20899. 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: https://nccoe.nist.gov/library/nccoeconsortium-crada-example. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mike Bartock and Murugiah Souppaya via email to trusted-cloud-nccoe@ nist.gov; by telephone 301–975–5358; or by mail to National Institute of Standards and Technology, NCCoE; 100 Bureau Drive Mail Stop 2002 Gaithersburg, MD 20899. Additional details about the Trusted Geolocation in the Cloud Building Block are available at: https://nccoe.nist.gov/projects/ building_blocks/trusted_geolocation_in_ the_cloud. 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 PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 21979 platforms for the Trusted Geolocation in the Cloud Building Block. The full building block can be viewed at: https:// nccoe.nist.gov/projects/building_blocks/ trusted_geolocation_in_the_cloud. 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 building block 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 building block. 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 (for reference, see ADDRESSES section above). 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. Building Block Objective: The building block provides details about the implementation of trusted resource pools to aggregate trusted systems and segregate them from untrusted resources, which results in the separation of higher-value, more sensitive workloads from commodity application and data workloads. A detailed description of the Trusted Geolocation in the Cloud Building Block is available at: https://nccoe.nist.gov/ projects/building_blocks/trusted_ geolocation_in_the_cloud. Requirements: Each responding organization’s letter of interest should identify which security platform component(s) or capability(ies) it is offering. Letters of interest should not include company proprietary information, and all components and capabilities must be commercially available. Components are listed in section 5 of the Trusted Geolocation in the Cloud Building Block (for reference, please see the link in the PROCESS section above) and include, but are not limited to: E:\FR\FM\11MYN1.SGM 11MYN1 asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 21980 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 90 / Thursday, May 11, 2017 / Notices 1. Commodity servers with hardware cryptographic module 2. Commodity network switches 3. Hypervisors 4. Operating systems 5. Application containers 6. Attestation server 7. Orchestration and management servers 8. Database servers 9. Directory servers 10. Software defined network 11. Data encryption and key management server 12. Cloud service Each responding organization’s letter of interest should identify how its products address one or more of the following desired solution characteristics in section 3 of the Trusted Geolocation in the Cloud Building Block (for reference, please see the link in the PROCESS section above): 1. Platform Attestation and Safer Hypervisor or Operating System Launch 2. Trust-Based Homogeneous Secure Migration within a Single Cloud Platform 3. Trust-Based and Geolocation-Based Homogeneous Secure Migration within a Single Cloud Platform 4. Data Protection and Encryption Key Management Enforcement Based on Trust-Based and Geolocation-Based Homogeneous Secure Migration within a Single Cloud Platform 5. Persistent Data Flow Segmentation Before and After the Trust-Based and Geolocation-Based Homogeneous Secure Migration within a Single Cloud 6. Industry Sector Compliance Enforcement for Regulated Workloads Before and After the Trust-Based and Geolocation-Based Homogeneous Secure Migration 7. Trust-Based and Geolocation-Based Homogeneous and Policy Enforcement in a Secure Cloud Bursting across Two Cloud Platforms 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 Trusted Geolocation in the Cloud Building Block 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 Trusted Geolocation in the Cloud Building Block VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:52 May 10, 2017 Jkt 241001 are available at https://nccoe.nist.gov/ projects/building_blocks/trusted_ geolocation_in_the_cloud. NIST cannot guarantee that all 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 CRADA in the development of the Trusted Geolocation in the Cloud Building Block. 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 platform user instructions, and demonstration plans and scripts necessary to demonstrate the desired capabilities. Each participant will train NIST personnel, as necessary, to operate its product in capability demonstrations. 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 Trusted Geolocation in the Cloud Building Block. These descriptions will be public information. Under the terms of the consortium CRADA, 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 Trusted Geolocation in the Cloud Building Block 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 the trusted geolocation in the cloud within the 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/. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Institute of Standards and Technology Request for Participation on Developing Industrial Wireless Systems Best Practices Guidelines National Institute of Standards and Technology, Commerce. AGENCY: ACTION: Notice. The Intelligent Systems Division of NIST is forming a technical working group (TWG) to develop best practices guidelines in selecting and deploying industrial wireless solutions within industrial environments such as process control and manufacturing. Guidelines will consider the entire wireless ecosystem within factories with emphasis on wireless networks operating on the factory floor. This includes factory/plant instrumentation, control systems, and back-haul networks. The guidelines will be technology and vendor agnostic and will address the current needs of industry to have independent guidelines based on user requirements and measurement science research. SUMMARY: Intention to participate must be received by 180 days after date of publication in the Federal Register. DATES: Intention to participate may be submitted in one of two ways. • By sending an email to iwstwg@ nist.gov. • By written request: National Institute of Standards and Technology ATTN: Richard Candell 100 Bureau Drive, Stop 8230 Gaithersburg, MD 20899–8615. Please direct media inquiries to NIST’s Office of Public Affairs at 301– 975–2762. ADDRESSES: More information on industrial wireless systems research may be found on the NIST home page for Industrial Wireless Systems at https://www.nist.gov/ programs-projects/wireless-systemsindustrial-environments. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Kevin Kimball, NIST Chief of Staff. [FR Doc. 2017–09503 Filed 5–10–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–13–P Kevin Kimball, Chief of Staff. [FR Doc. 2017–09502 Filed 5–10–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–13–P PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 E:\FR\FM\11MYN1.SGM 11MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 90 (Thursday, May 11, 2017)]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Institute of Standards and Technology

[Docket No.: 170331340-7340-01]


National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) Trusted 
Geolocation in the Cloud Building Block

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 the Trusted Geolocation 
in the Cloud Building Block. 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 Trusted Geolocation in the Cloud Building Block. 
Participation in the building block is open to all interested 
organizations.

DATES: Interested parties must contact NIST to request a letter of 
interest template to be completed and submitted to NIST. 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 June 12, 
2017. When the building block has been completed, NIST will post a 
notice on the NCCoE Trusted Geolocation in the Cloud Web site at 
https://nccoe.nist.gov/projects/building_blocks/trusted_geolocation_in_the_cloud announcing the completion of the 
building block and informing the public that it will no longer accept 
letters of interest for this building block.

ADDRESSES: The NCCoE is located at 9700 Great Seneca Highway, 
Rockville, MD 20850. Letters of interest must be submitted to trusted-cloud-nccoe@nist.gov or via hardcopy to National Institute of Standards 
and Technology, 100 Bureau Drive Mail Stop 2002 Gaithersburg, MD 20899. 
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: https://nccoe.nist.gov/library/nccoe-consortium-crada-example.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mike Bartock and Murugiah Souppaya via 
email to trusted-cloud-nccoe@nist.gov; by telephone 301-975-5358; or by 
mail to National Institute of Standards and Technology, NCCoE; 100 
Bureau Drive Mail Stop 2002 Gaithersburg, MD 20899. Additional details 
about the Trusted Geolocation in the Cloud Building Block are available 
at: https://nccoe.nist.gov/projects/building_blocks/trusted_geolocation_in_the_cloud.

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 Trusted 
Geolocation in the Cloud Building Block. The full building block can be 
viewed at: https://nccoe.nist.gov/projects/building_blocks/trusted_geolocation_in_the_cloud.
    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 building block 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 building 
block. 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 (for reference, see 
ADDRESSES section above). 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.
    Building Block Objective: The building block provides details about 
the implementation of trusted resource pools to aggregate trusted 
systems and segregate them from untrusted resources, which results in 
the separation of higher-value, more sensitive workloads from commodity 
application and data workloads. A detailed description of the Trusted 
Geolocation in the Cloud Building Block is available at: https://nccoe.nist.gov/projects/building_blocks/trusted_geolocation_in_the_cloud.
    Requirements: Each responding organization's letter of interest 
should identify which security platform component(s) or capability(ies) 
it is offering. Letters of interest should not include company 
proprietary information, and all components and capabilities must be 
commercially available. Components are listed in section 5 of the 
Trusted Geolocation in the Cloud Building Block (for reference, please 
see the link in the PROCESS section above) and include, but are not 
limited to:


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1. Commodity servers with hardware cryptographic module
2. Commodity network switches
3. Hypervisors
4. Operating systems
5. Application containers
6. Attestation server
7. Orchestration and management servers
8. Database servers
9. Directory servers
10. Software defined network
11. Data encryption and key management server
12. Cloud service

    Each responding organization's letter of interest should identify 
how its products address one or more of the following desired solution 
characteristics in section 3 of the Trusted Geolocation in the Cloud 
Building Block (for reference, please see the link in the PROCESS 
section above):

1. Platform Attestation and Safer Hypervisor or Operating System Launch
2. Trust-Based Homogeneous Secure Migration within a Single Cloud 
Platform
3. Trust-Based and Geolocation-Based Homogeneous Secure Migration 
within a Single Cloud Platform
4. Data Protection and Encryption Key Management Enforcement Based on 
Trust-Based and Geolocation-Based Homogeneous Secure Migration within a 
Single Cloud Platform
5. Persistent Data Flow Segmentation Before and After the Trust-Based 
and Geolocation-Based Homogeneous Secure Migration within a Single 
Cloud
6. Industry Sector Compliance Enforcement for Regulated Workloads 
Before and After the Trust-Based and Geolocation-Based Homogeneous 
Secure Migration
7. Trust-Based and Geolocation-Based Homogeneous and Policy Enforcement 
in a Secure Cloud Bursting across Two Cloud Platforms

    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 Trusted Geolocation 
in the Cloud Building Block 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 Trusted Geolocation in the Cloud 
Building Block are available at https://nccoe.nist.gov/projects/building_blocks/trusted_geolocation_in_the_cloud.
    NIST cannot guarantee that all 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 CRADA in the development 
of the Trusted Geolocation in the Cloud Building Block. 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 
platform user instructions, and demonstration plans and scripts 
necessary to demonstrate the desired capabilities. Each participant 
will train NIST personnel, as necessary, to operate its product in 
capability demonstrations. 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 
Trusted Geolocation in the Cloud Building Block. These descriptions 
will be public information.
    Under the terms of the consortium CRADA, 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 Trusted Geolocation in the Cloud Building Block 
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 the trusted geolocation in the cloud within 
the 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/.

Kevin Kimball,
Chief of Staff.
[FR Doc. 2017-09502 Filed 5-10-17; 8:45 am]
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