National Telecommunications and Information Administration June 13, 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

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.