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Recognizing the vital importance of the Internet to U.S. economic growth and innovation, the Department has made it a top priority to ensure that the Internet remains a vehicle for these important purposes. The Department has assembled an Internet Policy Task Force (Task Force), comprised of Department officials, whose mission is to identify leading public policy and operational challenges in the Internet environment. The Task Force leverages expertise across many bureaus, including those responsible for domestic and international information and communications policy, international trade, cybersecurity standards and best practices, intellectual property, business advocacy and export control.
As part of the Task Force agenda, NIST, NTIA, and ITA are conducting a comprehensive review of cybersecurity and innovation in the Internet economy, with a particular emphasis on the security practices of those businesses that operate non-critical infrastructure. To facilitate this review, on July 27, 2010, NIST, NTIA, and ITA will hold a public meeting to discuss stakeholder views and to encourage public discussion of cybersecurity policy in the United States. The event will seek participation and comment from all interested stakeholders, including the commercial, academic, and civil society sectors, on the impact of current cybersecurity law and governmental policy, the common and emerging techniques used in successful cybersecurity strategies, and the relative
The agenda for the public meeting will be available at least one week prior to the meeting. The agenda will be available on the Internet Policy Task Force Web site,
The meeting will be open to members of the public on a first-come, first-served basis. To pre-register for the meeting, please send a request to Teresa Vicente at