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Notice of 07/18/2017 Virtual Meeting of Multistakeholder Process on Internet of Things Security Upgradability and Patching

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 16:07:40 +0000

Date: 
June 27, 2017

NTIA will convene a virtual meeting of a multistakeholder process on Internet of Things Security Upgradability and Patching on July 18, 2017, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Eastern Time. This is the fourth in a series of meetings. For information on prior meetings, see website address below. This is a virtual meeting.




Statement of John Morris, Associate Administrator of NTIA's Office of Policy Analysis and Development, on the U.S. Copyright Office study of Section 1201 of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 12:27:22 +0000

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 
June 22, 2017
News Media Contact: 
NTIA, Office of Public Affairs
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Statement of John Morris, Associate Administrator for NTIA's Office of Policy Analysis and Development, on the U.S. Copyright Office study of Section 1201 of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act:




Notice of Extension of Comment Period on Promoting Stakeholder Action Against Botnets and Other Automated Threats

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 16:35:48 +0000

Date: 
June 20, 2017
Docket Number: 
170602536-7536-01

In response to requests for additional time, the Department of Commerce is extending the closing deadline for submitting comments to a request for public comments entitled ''Promoting Stakeholder Action Against Botnets and Other Automated Threats.''  In the request for comment, the NTIA seeks broad input from all interested stakeholders -- including private industry, academia, civil society, and other security experts -- on ways to improve industry's ability to reduce thr




SAPP Opt-Out Process Presentation

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 16:59:48 +0000

Date: 
June 20, 2017

The Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012 directed NTIA to establish a program to review applications for spectrum leasing rights and Radio Access Network construction funds for any state seeking to opt-out of FirstNet's plan for deployment of the Nationwide Public Safety Broadband Network within its boundaries. NTIA's grant program is called the State Alternative Plan Program (SAPP). By opting-out, a state is seeking permission to deploy its own RAN, which must connect to and interoperate with the nationwide network.







Thirty-Second Quarterly Status Report to Congress Regarding BTOP

Wed, 14 Jun 2017 14:30:54 +0000

Topics: 
BroadbandGrants
GrantsBroadband Technology Opportunities Program
GrantsState Broadband Initiative
June 14, 2017
Abstract: 

Pursuant to Section 6001(d)(4) of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Public Law No. 111-5), NTIA provides this Quarterly Report on the status of the Broadband Technology Opportunities Program. This Report focuses on the Program's activities from October 1 to December 31, 2016.




Request for Comments on Promoting Stakeholder Action Against Botnets and Other Automated Threats

Thu, 08 Jun 2017 19:05:09 +0000

Date: 
June 08, 2017
Docket Number: 
170602536-7536-01

NTIA, on behalf of the Department of Commerce, 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, NTIA seeks broad input from all interested stakeholders - including private industry, academia, civil society, and other security experts - on ways to improve industry's ability to reduce threats perpetuated by automated distributed a




Broadband Interagency Working Group (BIWG) Members

Tue, 06 Jun 2017 13:02:50 +0000

Date: 
June 06, 2017

These are the points of contact for the BIWG as of May 2017. These individuals are available to answer questions about their Agency's participation in the BIWG and the status of action items contained in the Progress Report.