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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 Start Printed Page 46872Information Security and Privacy Advisory Board (ISPAB) will meet Thursday, September 4, 2008, from 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m., and Friday, September 5, 2008 from 8 a.m. until 4:30 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​groups/​SMA/​ispab/​index.html/​.


The meeting will be held on September 4, 2008 from 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. and September 5, 2008, from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.


The meeting will take place at George Washington University Cafritz Conference Center 800 21st Street, NW., Room 405, Washington, DC on September 4-5, 2008.

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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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—Welcome and Overview

—NIST Computer Security Division Overview


—DHS Cyber Security Center Activities Brief

—Industry Security Officers Best Practices Panel

—Privacy Technology Report

—Trusted Internet Connection Panel

—Cyber Initiative and Relationship to Civilian Agency Security

—Privacy Impact (Einstein)

—Board discussion on transition letter for old and new administration (NIST Director and OMB Director)

—ISPAB Work Plan Discussion

—Security and Privacy Professional Workforce Issues Discussion

Note that agenda items may change without notice because of possible unexpected schedule conflicts of presenters. The final agenda will be posted on the Web site indicated above.

Public Participation: The Board agenda will include a period of time, not to exceed thirty minutes, for oral comments and questions from the public (Friday, September 5, 2008 at 3-3:30 p.m.). Each speaker will be limited to five minutes. Members of the public who are interested in speaking are asked to contact the Board Secretariat at the telephone number indicated above. 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. Approximately 15 seats will be available for the public and media.

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Dated: August 5, 2008.

James M. Turner,

Deputy Director.

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[FR Doc. E8-18620 Filed 8-11-08; 8:45 am]