National Telecommunications and Information Administration – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

911 Grant Program
Document Number: 2018-17423
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-08-14
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
On August 3, 2018, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) published a final rule that revised the implementing regulations for the 911 Grant Program, as a result of the enactment of the Next Generation 911 (NG911) Advancement Act of 2012. This document corrects numbering errors in the regulatory text.
Withdrawal of Notice of Intent To Prepare Supplemental Environmental Impact Statements and Amendment of Record of Decisions for Programmatic Environmental Impact Statements
Document Number: 2018-17225
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet Authority) is (1) withdrawing its Notice of Intent to Prepare Supplemental Programmatic Environmental Impact Statements (SPEISs) and Conduct Scoping for the Nationwide Public Safety Broadband Network (NPSBN), and (2) amending five (5) records of decision to remove the references to the FirstNet Authority's intent to prepare the SPEISs.
First Responder Network Authority Combined Committee and Board Meeting
Document Number: 2018-16912
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The Board of the First Responder Network Authority (``FirstNet Authority Board'') will convene a meeting of the FirstNet Authority Board and the Committees of the FirstNet Authority Board (``Board Committees'') that will be open to the public via teleconference and WebEx on August 13, 2018.
911 Grant Program
Document Number: 2018-16567
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-08-03
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
This action revises the implementing regulations for the 911 Grant Program, as a result of the enactment of the Next Generation 911 (NG911) Advancement Act of 2012. The 911 Grant Program provides grants to improve 911 services, E-911 services, and NG911 services and applications.
Virginia Broadband Summit
Document Number: 2018-16157
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-30
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration's (NTIA) BroadbandUSA Program, in partnership with the Center for Innovative Technology (CIT), will host the Virginia Broadband Summit in Roanoke, Virginia on October 30, 2018. The purpose of the Summit is to engage the public and stakeholders with information to accelerate broadband connectivity, improve digital inclusion, and support local priorities. The Summit will provide information on topics including local broadband planning, funding and engagement with service providers. Speakers and attendees from Virginia, federal agencies and across the country will come together to explore ways to facilitate the expansion of broadband capacity, access, and utilization.
BroadbandUSA Webinar Series
Document Number: 2018-15160
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), as part of its BroadbandUSA program, will host a series of webinars on a monthly basis to engage the public and stakeholders with information to accelerate broadband connectivity, improve digital inclusion, strengthen policies and support local priorities. The Practical Broadband Conversations webinar series will provide an ongoing source of information on a range of topics and issues being addressed by BroadbandUSA, including but not limited to best practices for improving broadband deployment, digital inclusion, workforce skills, and e-government.
Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2018-13238
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-20
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
This notice announces a public meeting of the Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee (Committee). The Committee provides advice to the Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Communications and Information and the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) on spectrum management policy matters.
Revision to the Manual of Regulations and Procedures for Federal Radio Frequency Management
Document Number: 2018-12790
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-06-18
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) is making certain changes to its regulations relating to the public availability of the Manual of Regulations and Procedures for Federal Radio Frequency Management (NTIA Manual). Specifically, NTIA is releasing an update to the current edition of the NTIA Manual, with which federal agencies must comply when requesting use of radio frequency spectrum. NTIA is making changes to the regulatory text to comply with the Incorporation by Reference formatting structure.
First Responder Network Authority Combined Committee and Board Meeting
Document Number: 2018-12816
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-14
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The Board of the First Responder Network Authority (``FirstNet Authority Board'') will convene a meeting of the FirstNet Authority Board and the Committees of the Board of the First Responder Network Authority (``Board Committees'') that will be open to the public via teleconference and WebEx on June 20, 2018.
International Internet Policy Priorities
Document Number: 2018-12613
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
In response to requests for additional time, the Department of Commerce is extending the closing deadline for submitting comments to a request for public comments entitled ``International Internet Policy Priorities'' published in the Federal Register on June 5, 2018. Through this notice, the Department extends the comment period to July 17, 2018.
Multistakeholder Process on Promoting Software Component Transparency
Document Number: 2018-12261
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-07
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) will convene meetings of a multistakeholder process on promoting software component transparency. This Notice announces the first meeting, which is scheduled for July 19, 2018.
International internet Policy Priorities
Document Number: 2018-12075
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-05
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
Recognizing the vital importance of the internet and digital communications to U.S. innovation, prosperity, education, and civic and cultural life, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) of the U.S. Department of Commerce has made it a top priority to encourage growth and innovation for the internet and internet-enabled economy. Towards that end, NTIA is seeking comments and recommendations from all interested stakeholders on its international internet policy priorities for 2018 and beyond. These comments will help inform NTIA to identify priority issues and help NTIA effectively leverage its resources and expertise to address those issues.
Improving the Quality and Accuracy of Broadband Availability Data
Document Number: 2018-11483
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-05-30
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), on behalf of the Department of Commerce (Department), is requesting comment on actions that can be taken to improve the quality and accuracy of broadband availability data, particularly in rural areas, as part of the activities directed by Congress in the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2018. Through this Request for Comments (RFC), NTIA seeks input from a broad range of interested stakeholdersincluding private industry; academia; federal, state, and local government; not-for-profits; and other stakeholders with an interest in broadband availabilityon ways to improve the nation's ability to analyze broadband availability, with the intention of identifying gaps in broadband availability that can be used to improve policymaking and inform public investments.
NTIA 2018 Spectrum Policy Symposium
Document Number: 2018-09237
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-05-02
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), U.S. Department of Commerce, will host a symposium on June 12, 2018, focusing on the development and implementation of national spectrum policies to support continuing U.S. leadership and innovation in wireless telecommunications and other spectrum-dependent technologies.
Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2018-08225
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-04-19
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) is seeking applications from persons interested in serving on the Department of Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee (CSMAC or committee) for two-year terms. The CSMAC provides advice to the Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information and NTIA Administrator on spectrum policy matters.
Recruitment of First Responder Network Authority Board Members
Document Number: 2018-08224
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-04-19
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) issues this Notice on behalf of the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) to initiate the annual process to seek expressions of interest from individuals who would like to serve on the FirstNet Board. One of the 12 appointments of nonpermanent members to the FirstNet Board, expiring August 2019, is currently vacant. Additionally, four of the 12 appointments of nonpermanent members to the FirstNet Board expire in August 2018, creating a total of five available appointments to the FirstNet Board. NTIA issues this Notice to obtain expressions of interest in being selected by the Secretary to the FirstNet Board.
Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2018-06035
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-26
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
This notice announces a public meeting of the Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee (Committee). The Committee provides advice to the Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Communications and Information and the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) on spectrum management policy matters.
First Responder Network Authority Combined Committee and Board Meeting
Document Number: 2018-04715
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-09
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The Board of the First Responder Network Authority (Board) will convene an open public meeting of the Board and the Board Committees on March 15, 2018.
First Responder Network Authority; Revised National Environmental Policy Act Procedures and Categorical Exclusions
Document Number: 2018-02020
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-02-01
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The First Responder Network Authority (``FirstNet'') publishes this notice of its final procedures for implementing the National Environmental Policy Act (``NEPA''). The final procedures include a revised list of, and replace, previously established categorical exclusions (``CEs'') and extraordinary circumstances.
Tennessee Broadband Summit Conference
Document Number: 2018-00689
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-01-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration's BroadbandUSA Program, in partnership with the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development, will host a Broadband Summit about ``Creating Partnerships to Ensure Access for All'' on March 20, 2018. Speakers and attendees from Tennessee, federal agencies, and across the country will come together to explore ways to increase broadband deployment and improve broadband adoption to advance their overarching business, social, economic, and community goals. This Summit will highlight the initiatives and outreach driven through the newly enacted Tennessee Broadband Accessibility Act, which promotes broadband deployment thorough grants to providers, tax credits, deregulation, and education.
Promoting Stakeholder Action Against Botnets and Other Automated Threats
Document Number: 2018-00322
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-01-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The Department of Commerce (Department) is requesting comment on a draft Report about actions to address automated and distributed threats to the digital ecosystem as part of the activity directed by Executive Order 13800, ``Strengthening the Cybersecurity of Federal Networks and Critical Infrastructure.'' Through this Notice, the Department seeks broad input and feedback from all interested stakeholdersincluding private industry, academia, civil society, and other security expertson this draft Report, its characterization of risks and the state of the ecosystem, the goals laid out, and the actions to further these goals.
Renewal of the Digital Economy Board of Advisors Charter
Document Number: 2017-28294
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-01-02
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
On December 20, 2017, the U.S. Department of Commerce renewed the Charter for the Digital Economy Board of Advisors. It has been determined that the Committee is necessary and in the public interest.
Notice of Public Meeting on Developing the Digital Marketplace for Copyrighted Works
Document Number: 2017-27651
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-22
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration, United States Patent and Trademark Office
The Department of Commerce's internet Policy Task Force (Task Force) will hold a conference at the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) facility in Alexandria, Virginia, on January 25, 2018, to discuss current initiatives and technologies used to develop a more robust and collaborative digital marketplace for copyrighted works. This follows up on three earlier public meetings held by the Task Force: On December 12, 2013, which included panels focusing on access to rights information and online licensing transactions; on April 1, 2015, which focused on how the Government can assist in facilitating the development and use of standard identifiers for all types of works of authorship; and on December 9, 2016, which was designed to facilitate constructive, cross-industry dialogue among stakeholders about ways to promote a more robust and collaborative online marketplace for copyrighted works.
First Responder Network Authority; First Responder Network Authority Combined Committee and Board Meeting
Document Number: 2017-25868
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-01
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The Board of the First Responder Network Authority (``FirstNet Board'') will convene a meeting of the FirstNet Board and the Committees of the Board of the First Responder Network Authority ``Board Committees'' that will be open to the public via teleconference and WebEx on December 7, 2017.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-25389
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-24
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
Notice of Availability of a Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for the East Region of the Nationwide Public Safety Broadband Network
Document Number: 2017-23423
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-27
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The First Responder Network Authority (``FirstNet'') announces the availability of the Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for the East Region (``Final PEIS''). The Final PEIS evaluates the potential environmental impacts of the proposed nationwide public safety broadband network in the East Region (Connecticut, Delaware, the District of Columbia, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, and West Virginia).
Governor's Opt-Out Notice To Conduct State Radio Access Network
Document Number: 2017-23144
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-25
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012 (Act) requires a Governor of a State to notify the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet), the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) of a State's decision to opt-out of participation in the deployment of the nationwide public safety broadband network (NPSBN) as proposed by FirstNet and to conduct its own deployment of a Radio Access Network in the State. This Notice provides instructions for such ``opt-out'' notices to NTIA.
Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2017-23051
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-24
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
This notice announces a public meeting of the Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee (Committee). The Committee provides advice to the Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Communications and Information and the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) on spectrum management policy matters.
Membership of the Performance Review Board for EDA, NTIA and BIS
Document Number: 2017-22792
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-20
Agency: Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration, National Telecommunications and Information Administration, Bureau of Industry and Security
The EDA, NTIA and BIS, Department of Commerce (DOC), announce the appointment of those individuals who have been selected to serve as members of the Performance Review Board. The Performance Review Board is responsible for (1) reviewing performance appraisals and ratings of Senior Executive Service (SES) members and Senior Level (SL) members and (2) making recommendations to the appointing authority on other performance management issues, such as pay adjustments, bonuses and Presidential Rank Awards for SES and SL members. The appointment of these members to the Performance Review Board will be for a period of twenty-four (24) months.
Multistakeholder Process on Internet of Things Security Upgradability and Patching
Document Number: 2017-21976
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) will convene a virtual meeting of a multistakeholder process on Internet of Things Security Upgradability and Patching on November 8, 2017. This is the sixth in a series of meetings. For information on prior meetings, see Web site address below.
Notice of Availability of a Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for the South Region of the Nationwide Public Safety Broadband Network
Document Number: 2017-20933
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-02
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The First Responder Network Authority (``FirstNet'') announces the availability of the Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for the South Region (``Final PEIS''). The Final PEIS evaluates the potential environmental impacts of the proposed nationwide public safety broadband network in the South Region (Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Texas).
911 Grant Program
Document Number: 2017-19944
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-09-21
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
This action proposes revised implementing regulations for the 911 Grant Program, as a result of the enactment of the Next Generation 911 (NG911) Advancement Act of 2012. The 911 Grant Program provides grants to improve 911 services, E-911 services, and NG911 services and applications. NTIA and NHTSA (the Agencies) request comments on this proposed rule.
Repeal of Regulations Governing the Public Telecommunications Facilities Program
Document Number: 2017-20012
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-09-20
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) is repealing its regulations governing the Public Telecommunications Facilities Program (PTFP). The PTFP was a competitive grant program that helped public broadcasting stations, state and local governments, Indian Tribes, and nonprofit organizations to construct public television and radio stations. As of Fiscal Year 2011, no funds have been available for PTFP grants. NTIA is repealing its regulations governing the PTFP because the regulations are unnecessary and obsolete.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; State and Local Implementation Grant Program 2.0 Reporting Requirements
Document Number: 2017-19679
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-09-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on the proposed information collection, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
BroadbandUSA Webinar Series
Document Number: 2017-19095
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-09-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), as part of its BroadbandUSA program, will host a series of webinars on a monthly basis to engage the public and stakeholders with information to accelerate broadband connectivity, improve digital inclusion, strengthen policies and support local priorities. The Practical Broadband Conversations webinar series will provide an ongoing source of information on a range of topics and issues being addressed by BroadbandUSA, including best practices for improving broadband deployment, digital literacy and e-government.
Notice of Availability of a Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for the Central Region of the Nationwide Public Safety Broadband Network
Document Number: 2017-18534
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-09-01
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The First Responder Network Authority (``FirstNet'') announces the availability of the Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for the Central Region (``Final PEIS''). The Final PEIS evaluates the potential environmental impacts of the proposed nationwide public safety broadband network in the Central Region (Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, Utah, Wyoming, and Wisconsin).
Scope of NTIA's Authority Regarding FirstNet Fees
Document Number: 2017-18221
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-08-29
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
Congress authorized the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet), an independent authority within the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), to assess and collect, among other funds, three specific types of fees. By law, NTIA must review and approve these fees on an annual basis. This final rule describes NTIA's overarching scope, boundaries, and guidelines for its FirstNet fee review and approval process as mandated by the Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012 (the Act).
First Responder Network Authority Combined Committee and Board Meeting
Document Number: 2017-18008
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-25
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The Board of the First Responder Network Authority (``Board'') will convene an open public meeting on September 14, 2017, preceded by a combined meeting of the Committees of the First Responder Network Authority (``Board Committees'') that will be open to the public via teleconference and WebEx on September 13, 2017.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-16255
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-02
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
Multistakeholder Process on Internet of Things Security Upgradability and Patching
Document Number: 2017-16155
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-01
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) will convene a meeting of a multistakeholder process on Internet of Things Security Upgradability and Patching on September 12, 2017.
Community Broadband Workshop
Document Number: 2017-16154
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-01
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), through the BroadbandUSA program, will hold a Technical Assistance Workshop to share information and help communities build their broadband capacity and utilization. The workshop will present in- depth sessions on planning and funding broadband infrastructure projects. The session on planning will explore effective business and partnership models. The session on funding will explore available funding options and models, including federal funding.
Notice of Availability of a Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for the West Region of the Nationwide Public Safety Broadband Network
Document Number: 2017-15312
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-07-21
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The First Responder Network Authority (``FirstNet'') announces the availability of the Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for the West Region (``Final PEIS''). The Final PEIS evaluates the potential environmental impacts of the proposed nationwide public safety broadband network in the West Region (Arizona, California, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington).
Repeal of Regulations Governing the Public Telecommunications Facilities Program
Document Number: 2017-14978
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-07-18
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) issues this NPRM to propose the repeal of its regulations governing the Public Telecommunications Facilities Program (PTFP). The PTFP is a competitive grant program that helps public broadcasting stations, state and local governments, Indian Tribes, and nonprofit organizations to construct public television and radio stations. As of Fiscal Year 2011, no funds have been available for PTFP grants. NTIA is proposing to repeal its regulations governing the PTFP because the regulations are unnecessary and obsolete.
Notice of Availability of a Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for the Non-Contiguous Region of the Nationwide Public Safety Broadband Network
Document Number: 2017-13795
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-30
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The First Responder Network Authority (``FirstNet'') announces the availability of the Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for the Non-Contiguous Region (``Final PEIS''). The Final PEIS evaluates the potential environmental impacts of the proposed nationwide public safety broadband network in the Non-Contiguous Region (Alaska, Hawaii, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands).
Community Broadband Workshop
Document Number: 2017-13777
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-30
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), through the BroadbandUSA program, will hold a Technical Assistance Workshop to share information and help communities build their broadband capacity and utilization. The workshop will present in- depth sessions on planning and funding broadband infrastructure projects. The session on planning will explore effective business and partnership models. The session on funding will explore available funding options and models, including federal funding.
Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2017-13776
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-30
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
This notice announces a public meeting of the Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee (Committee). The Committee provides advice to the Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Communications and Information and the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) on spectrum management policy matters.
Multistakeholder Process on Internet of Things Security Upgradability and Patching
Document Number: 2017-13775
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-30
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) will convene a virtual meeting of a multistakeholder process on Internet of Things Security Upgradability and Patching on July 18, 2017. This is the fourth in a series of meetings. For information on prior meetings, see Web site address below.
Revised National Environmental Policy Act Procedures and Categorical Exclusions
Document Number: 2017-13156
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-23
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) publishes this notice to request comments on proposed revisions to its procedures for implementing the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), categorical exclusions, and related extraordinary circumstances. Pursuant to Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) regulations, FirstNet is soliciting comments on its proposed revisions to its NEPA implementing procedures from members of the interested public. Additionally, in this notice, FirstNet is providing a synopsis of the proposed changes to its NEPA implementing procedures and categorical exclusions to assist the public in reviewing those changes.
Promoting Stakeholder Action Against Botnets and Other Automated Threats
Document Number: 2017-13034
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-22
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
In response to requests for additional time, the Department of Commerce is extending the closing deadline for submitting comments to a request for public comments entitled ``Promoting Stakeholder Action Against Botnets and Other Automated Threats.'' In the request for comment, the NTIA seeks broad input from all interested stakeholders including private industry, academia, civil society, and other security expertson ways to improve industry's ability to reduce threats perpetuated by automated distributed attacks, such as botnets, and what role, if any, the U.S. Government should play in this area. Through this notice, the Department extends the comment period to July 28, 2017.
Promoting Stakeholder Action Against Botnets and Other Automated Threats
Document Number: 2017-12192
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), on behalf of the Department of Commerce (Department), is requesting comment on actions that can be taken to address automated and distributed threats to the digital ecosystem as part of the activity directed by the President in Executive Order 13800, ``Strengthening the Cybersecurity of Federal Networks and Critical Infrastructure.'' Through this Request for Comments (RFC), NTIA seeks broad input from all interested stakeholdersincluding private industry, academia, civil society, and other security expertson ways to improve industry's ability to reduce threats perpetuated by automated distributed attacks, such as botnets, and what role, if any, the U.S. Government should play in this area.