This workshop will discuss substantive public comments, including open issues) on a draft report about actions to address automated and distributed threats to the digital ecosystem as part of the activity directed by Executive Order 13800, “Strengthening the Cybersecurity of Federal Networks and Critical Infrastructure.” In this workshop, the Departments of Commerce and Homeland Security seek to engage all interested stakeholders—including private industry, academia, civil society, and other security experts—on this draft report, its characterization of the threat landscape, the goals laid out, and the actions to further these goals. The draft report was published January 5, 2018 and is available at A Report to the President on Enhancing the Resilience of the Internet and Communications Ecosystem Against Botnets and Other Automated, Distributed Threats
This report builds on the July 2017 Workshop on on Enhancing Resilience of the Internet and Communications Ecosystem. The proceedings of this workshop were published as NISTIR 8192, "Enhancing Resilience of the Internet and Communications Ecosystem: A NIST Workshop Proceedings".
Conference registration is now open. Registration cost is $120 with food, $67 without food. Note that no food vendors are onsite or easily walkable.
A limited number of registration waivers are available for parties that have submitted significant comments on the draft report. (Note: NIST cannot cover travel costs.) For details, please contact Tim Polk.
If you are not registered, you will not be allowed on site. Registered attendees will receive security and campus instructions prior to the workshop.
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NON U.S. CITIZENS PLEASE NOTE: All foreign national visitors who do not have permanent resident status and who wish to register for the above meeting must supply additional information. Failure to provide this information prior to arrival will result, at a minimum, in significant delays in entering the facility. Authority to gather this information is derived from United States Department of Commerce Department Administrative Order (DAO) number 207-12. The required NIST-1260 form will be available during registration.
February 28, 2018 - 08:30 AM EST
March 01, 2018 - 01:30 PM EST
Open to public
Departments of Commerce and Homeland Security
National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence,
9700 Great Seneca Highway,
Rockville, MD 20850
Security and Privacy:
acquisition, incident response, patch management,
Internet of Things,
communications & wireless, networks,
Laws and Regulations:
Executive Order 13800, Homeland Security Presidential Directive 7, OMB Circular A-130,
Activities and Products:
conferences & workshops,