National Protection and Programs Directorate; Notification of Issuance of Binding Operational Directive 18-01, 49652 [2017-23317]

Download as PDF 49652 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 206 / Thursday, October 26, 2017 / Notices assistance to the extent allowable under the Stafford Act. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) hereby gives notice that pursuant to the authority vested in the Administrator, under Executive Order 12148, as amended, Benigno Bern Ruiz, of FEMA is appointed to act as the Federal Coordinating Officer for this major disaster. The following areas of the State of Wisconsin have been designated as adversely affected by this major disaster: Buffalo, Crawford, Grant, Iowa, Jackson, La Crosse, Lafayette, Monroe, Richland, Trempealeau, and Vernon Counties for Public Assistance. All areas within the State of Wisconsin are eligible for assistance under the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program. 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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) hereby gives notice that pursuant to the authority vested in the Administrator, under Executive Order 12148, as amended, Michael F. Byrne, of FEMA is appointed to act as the Federal Coordinating Officer for this emergency. This action terminates the appointment of Alejandro DeLaCampa as Federal Coordinating Officer for this emergency. The following Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Numbers (CFDA) are to be used for reporting and drawing funds: 97.030, Community Disaster Loans; 97.031, Cora Brown Fund; 97.032, Crisis Counseling; 97.033, Disaster Legal Services; 97.034, Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA); 97.046, Fire Management Assistance Grant; 97.048, Disaster Housing Assistance to Individuals and Households In Presidentially Declared Disaster Areas; 97.049, Presidentially Declared Disaster Assistance— Disaster Housing Operations for Individuals and Households; 97.050, Presidentially Declared Disaster Assistance to Individuals and Households—Other Needs; 97.036, Disaster Grants—Public Assistance (Presidentially Declared Disasters); 97.039, Hazard Mitigation Grant. Brock Long, Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency. [FR Doc. 2017–23245 Filed 10–25–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–23–P Brock Long, Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY [FR Doc. 2017–23251 Filed 10–25–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–23–P National Protection and Programs Directorate; Notification of Issuance of Binding Operational Directive 18–01 DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY [Internal Agency Docket No. FEMA–3391– EM; Docket ID FEMA–2017–0001] Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: This notice amends the notice of an emergency declaration for the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico (FEMA– 3391–EM), dated September 18, 2017, and related determinations. DATES: The change occurred on October 10, 2017. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dean Webster, Office of Response and ethrower on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:29 Oct 25, 2017 Jkt 244001 To safeguard Federal information and information systems, DHS has issued a binding operational directive (BOD) to all Federal, executive branch departments and agencies relating to enhanced email and web security. The BOD requires agencies to take specific actions on their information systems to improve email and web security. DHS is publishing this notice of availability to provide awareness of the BOD. DATES: Binding Operational Directive 18–01 was issued on October 16, 2017. ADDRESSES: The text of Binding Operational Directive 18–01 is available SUMMARY: Puerto Rico; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of an Emergency Declaration SUMMARY: National Protection and Programs Directorate, DHS. ACTION: Issuance of a binding operational directive; notice of availability. AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management Agency PO 00000 Frm 00067 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 at https://cyber.dhs.gov. Submit any inquiries about this notice of availability to BOD.Feedback@hq.dhs.gov. The Department of Homeland Security (‘‘DHS’’ or ‘‘the Department’’) has the statutory responsibility, in consultation with the Office of Management and Budget, to administer the implementation of agency information security policies and practices for information systems, which includes assisting agencies and providing certain government-wide protections. 44 U.S.C. 3553(b). As part of that responsibility, the Department is authorized to ‘‘develop[] and oversee[] the implementation of binding operational directives to agencies to implement the policies, principles, standards, and guidance developed by the Director [of the Office of Management and Budget] and [certain] requirements of [the Federal Information Security Modernization Act of 2014.]’’ 44 U.S.C. 3553(b)(2). A BOD is ‘‘a compulsory direction to an agency that (A) is for purposes of safeguarding Federal information and information systems from a known or reasonably suspected information security threat, vulnerability, or risk; [and] (B) [is] in accordance with policies, principles, standards, and guidelines issued by the Director[.]’’ 44 U.S.C. 3552(b)(1). Agencies are required to comply with these directives. 44 U.S.C. 3554(a)(1)(B)(ii). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Overview of BOD 18–01 In carrying out this statutory responsibility, the Department issued BOD 18–01, titled ‘‘Enhance Email and Web Security.’’ For email security, the BOD requires agencies to take specific technical actions to ensure that agency email can be encrypted in transit and is more difficult to spoof. For web security, the BOD requires agencies to take specific technical actions to ensure publicly accessible Federal Web sites and services are provided through secure connections. Across both topics, the BOD requires that agencies disable and discontinue use of certain, vulnerable ciphers and Secure Socket Layer configurations. Jeanette Manfra, Assistant Secretary, Office of Cybersecurity and Communications, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. 2017–23317 Filed 10–25–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–9P–P E:\FR\FM\26OCN1.SGM 26OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY


National Protection and Programs Directorate; Notification of 
Issuance of Binding Operational Directive 18-01

AGENCY: National Protection and Programs Directorate, DHS.

ACTION: Issuance of a binding operational directive; notice of 
availability.

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SUMMARY: To safeguard Federal information and information systems, DHS 
has issued a binding operational directive (BOD) to all Federal, 
executive branch departments and agencies relating to enhanced email 
and web security. The BOD requires agencies to take specific actions on 
their information systems to improve email and web security. DHS is 
publishing this notice of availability to provide awareness of the BOD.

DATES: Binding Operational Directive 18-01 was issued on October 16, 
2017.

ADDRESSES: The text of Binding Operational Directive 18-01 is available 
at https://cyber.dhs.gov. Submit any inquiries about this notice of 
availability to [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department of Homeland Security (``DHS'' 
or ``the Department'') has the statutory responsibility, in 
consultation with the Office of Management and Budget, to administer 
the implementation of agency information security policies and 
practices for information systems, which includes assisting agencies 
and providing certain government-wide protections. 44 U.S.C. 3553(b). 
As part of that responsibility, the Department is authorized to 
``develop[] and oversee[] the implementation of binding operational 
directives to agencies to implement the policies, principles, 
standards, and guidance developed by the Director [of the Office of 
Management and Budget] and [certain] requirements of [the Federal 
Information Security Modernization Act of 2014.]'' 44 U.S.C. 
3553(b)(2). A BOD is ``a compulsory direction to an agency that (A) is 
for purposes of safeguarding Federal information and information 
systems from a known or reasonably suspected information security 
threat, vulnerability, or risk; [and] (B) [is] in accordance with 
policies, principles, standards, and guidelines issued by the 
Director[.]'' 44 U.S.C. 3552(b)(1). Agencies are required to comply 
with these directives. 44 U.S.C. 3554(a)(1)(B)(ii).

Overview of BOD 18-01

    In carrying out this statutory responsibility, the Department 
issued BOD 18-01, titled ``Enhance Email and Web Security.'' For email 
security, the BOD requires agencies to take specific technical actions 
to ensure that agency email can be encrypted in transit and is more 
difficult to spoof. For web security, the BOD requires agencies to take 
specific technical actions to ensure publicly accessible Federal Web 
sites and services are provided through secure connections. Across both 
topics, the BOD requires that agencies disable and discontinue use of 
certain, vulnerable ciphers and Secure Socket Layer configurations.

Jeanette Manfra,
Assistant Secretary, Office of Cybersecurity and Communications, 
Department of Homeland Security.
[FR Doc. 2017-23317 Filed 10-25-17; 8:45 am]
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