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Information security and privacy panel to meet in DC April 7-9

Daniel Chenok

The Information Security and Privacy Advisory Board, which provides advice on federal government information systems, will hold three days of public meetings in Washington, DC, April 7-9, which will focus on the implementation of cloud computing, pending cyber-security legislation in Congress, and other topics.

The meetings will take place at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park Conference Center at 2660 Woodley Road, NW, Washington, on April 7 from 9 AM to 5 PM; on April 8 from 8:30 AM to 5 PM; and on April 9 from 8 AM to 12:30 PM, according to a notice published by the National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST) in the Federal Register on March 19.

The chairman of the advisory panel is Daniel Chenok, the senior vice president and general manager of Pragmatics, Inc., an IT firm based in McLean, VA.

The information security and privacy advisory board provides advice to the Secretary of Commerce, and the Directors of NIST and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB).

Among the other topics that will be discussed are health IT, OpenID, NIST’s activities in fiscal year 2010 and security issues related to FCC’s the newly unveiled broadband plan.

For further information, or to register to deliver public comments, contact Pauline Bowen, ISPAB Secretariat, at 301-975-2938.



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