National Institute of Standards and Technology August 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Request for Information on the Development of the Organization of Scientific Area Committees (OSAC) for Forensic Science 2.0
Document Number: 2017-18355
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-30
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) established the Organization of Scientific Area Committees (OSAC) for Forensic Science in 2013 as part of a larger effort to strengthen forensic science in the United States. NIST has primary responsibility to support the OSAC and has publicly announced its intention to transition the administration of the OSAC to another host within five to ten years. NIST made a commitment to the forensic science community (community) that OSAC 2.0 will ensure the continued scientific integrity and stability of the organization. NIST publishes this notice to request information for consideration in the development of a comprehensive transition plan for the OSAC that meets the needs of the community and ensures that transition is conducted in a manner that safeguards the efficiency and effectiveness of the OSAC.
Federated Cloud Public Working Group
Document Number: 2017-18354
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-30
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The NIST Cloud Computing Program (NCCP) announces the reconstitution of its Federated Cloud Public Working Group. The Working Group's activities will resume and initiate work to develop a vocabulary of terms to support federated cloud and federated cloud environments, as well as a conceptual architecture for federated cloud. Participation in the Working Group is open to all interested parties.
Advisory Committee on Earthquake Hazards Reduction Meeting
Document Number: 2017-17797
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-23
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The Advisory Committee on Earthquake Hazards Reduction (ACEHR or Committee), will hold a meeting via webinar on Wednesday, September 6, 2017, from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Interested members of the public will be able to view the meeting materials and participate from remote locations. The primary purpose of this meeting is to review and finalize the Committee's 2017 Report on the Effectiveness of the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program (NEHRP). The agenda may change to accommodate Committee business. The agenda and meeting materials will be posted on the NEHRP Web site at http://nehrp.gov/.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-17189
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) Secure Inter-Domain Routing Building Block
Document Number: 2017-16219
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-02
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) invites organizations to provide products and technical expertise to support and demonstrate security platforms for the Secure Inter-Domain Routing 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 Secure Inter-Domain Routing Building Block. Participation in the building block is open to all interested organizations.