President's National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee

November 19, 2009
12 p.m. -- 1 p.m.
Meeting will be partially closed to the public

NSTAC advises the President on issues and problems related to implementing national security and emergency preparedness telecommunications policy.

Between 12 p.m. and 12:35 p.m., the NSTAC Principals will receive government stakeholder comments, hold a discussion and vote on the Satellite Task Force Report, and discuss the January-May portion of the NSTAC Work Plan. This portion of the meeting will be open to the public. Between 12:35 p.m. and 1 p.m., the Principals will receive an update on the work of the Cybersecurity Collaboration Task Force. NSTAC will discuss cybersecurity collaboration between the private sector and the Federal Government. Such discussions will likely include identification of network vulnerabilities and strategies for mitigating those vulnerabilities. NSTAC members will likely inform the discussion by contributing confidential and voluntarily-provided commercial information relating to private sector cybersecurity vulnerabilities that they would not customarily release to the public. Disclosure of this information can be reasonably expected to frustrate DHS's ongoing cyber security programs and initiatives, especially the National Cyber Incident Response Plan, and could be used to exploit vulnerabilities in the Federal Government's cyber network.