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Announcing a Meeting of the Information Security and Privacy Advisory Board

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National Institute of Standards and Technology, Commerce.


Notice of meeting.


Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App., notice is hereby given that the Information Security and Privacy Advisory Board (ISPAB) will meet Thursday, September 14, 2006, from 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m., and Friday, September 15, 2006, from 8:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. All sessions will be open to the public. The Advisory Board was established by the Computer Security Act of 1987 (Pub. L. 100-235) and amended by the Federal Information Security Management Act of 2002 (Pub. L. 107-347) to advise the Secretary of Commerce and the Director of NIST on security and privacy issues pertaining to Federal computer systems. Details regarding the Board's activities are available at​ispab/​.


The meeting will be held on September 14, 2006 from 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. and September 15, 2006, from 8:30 a.m. until 4 p.m.


The meeting will take place at the George Washington University Cafritz Conference Center 800 21st Street, NW., Room 101, Washington, DC.


—Welcome and Overview.

—NIST Computer Security Division Update.

—Overview of the Privacy & Civil Liberties Oversight Board Activities.

—Data Security Breaches.

—Privacy Technology Project Discussion.

—Safeguarding Personal Information— Government Steps and Lessons Learned.

—Update Status of Security and Privacy Legislation.

—OMB Update.

—HSPD-12 Status Briefing.


Note that agenda items may change without notice because of possible unexpected schedule conflicts of presenters.

Public Participation: The Board agenda will include a period of time, not to exceed thirty minutes, for oral comments and questions from the public. Each speaker will be limited to five minutes. Members of the public Start Printed Page 51803who are interested in speaking are asked to contact the Board Secretariat at the telephone number indicated below. In addition, written statements are invited and may be submitted to the Board at any time. Written statements should be directed to the ISPAB Secretariat, Information Technology Laboratory, 100 Bureau Drive, Stop 8930, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD 20899-8930. It would be appreciated if 25 copies of written material were submitted for distribution to the Board and attendees no later than September 8, 2006. Approximately 15 seats will be available for the public and media.

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Ms. Pauline Bowen, Board Secretariat, Information Technology Laboratory, National Institute of Standards and Technology, 100 Bureau Drive, Stop 8930, Gaithersburg, MD 20899-8930, telephone: (301) 975-2938.

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Dated: August 24, 2006.

William Jeffrey,


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[FR Doc. 06-7288 Filed 8-30-06; 8:45 am]