[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 244 (Wednesday, December 19, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Page 75182]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-30558]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

[Docket No. DHS-2012-0072]


President's National Security Telecommunications Advisory 
Committee

AGENCY: National Protection and Programs Directorate, DHS.

ACTION: Committee Management; Notice of an Open Federal Advisory 
Committee Teleconference.

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SUMMARY: The President's National Security Telecommunications Advisory 
Committee (NSTAC) will meet on Friday, January 11, 2013, via conference 
call. The meeting will be open to the public.

DATES: The NSTAC will meet on Friday, January 11, 2013, from 2:00 p.m. 
to 2:40 p.m. Please note that the meeting may close early if the 
committee has completed its business.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held via conference call. For access to 
the conference bridge, contact Ms. Sue Daage by email at 
sue.daage@hq.dhs.gov by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, January 4, 2013.
    To facilitate public participation, we are inviting public comment 
on the issue to be considered by the committee as listed in the 
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section below. The document associated with 
the topic to be discussed during the conference will be available at 
www.ncs.gov/nstac for review by Monday, January 7, 2013. Written 
comments must be received by the NSTAC Alternate Designated Federal 
Officer no later than Friday, January 25, 2013, and may be submitted by 
any one of the following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the instructions for submitting written comments.
     Email: NSTAC@hq.dhs.gov. Include the docket number in the 
subject line of the email message.
     Fax: (703) 235-4981.
     Mail: Alternate Designated Federal Officer, Stakeholder 
Engagement and Critical Infrastructure Resilience Division, National 
Protection and Programs Directorate, Department of Homeland Security, 
245 Murray Lane, Mail Stop 3016B, Arlington, VA 20598-0615.
    Instructions: All submissions received must include the words 
``Department of Homeland Security'' and the docket number for this 
action. Comments received will be posted without alteration at 
www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided.
    Docket: For access to the docket, including all documents and 
comments received by the NSTAC, go to www.regulations.gov.
    A public comment period will be held during the meeting on Friday, 
January 11, 2013, from 2:05 p.m. to 2:25 p.m. Speakers who wish to 
participate in the public comment period must register in advance no 
later than Friday, January 4, 2013, at 5:00 p.m. by emailing Sue Daage 
at sue.daage@hq.dhs.gov. Speakers are requested to limit their comments 
to three minutes and will speak in order of registration as time 
permits. Please note that the public comment period may end before the 
time indicated, following the last call for comments.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michael A. Echols, NSTAC Alternate 
Designated Federal Officer, Department of Homeland Security, telephone 
(703) 235-4218.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of this meeting is given under the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S.C. App. (Pub. L. 92-463). 
The NSTAC advises the President on matters related to national security 
and emergency preparedness telecommunications policy.
    Agenda: The NSTAC members will receive an update on progress made 
to date by the Secure Government Communications Scoping Subcommittee 
and will vote on the final scoping report. The Secure Government 
Communications Scoping Subcommittee is charged with examining how 
commercial-off-the-shelf technologies and private sector best practices 
can be used to secure unclassified communications between and among 
Federal civilian departments and agencies.

    Dated: December 12, 2012.
Allen F. Woodhouse,
Alternate Designated Federal Officer for the NSTAC.
[FR Doc. 2012-30558 Filed 12-18-12; 8:45 am]
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