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USACM Submits Comments to NIST on U.S. Participation in International Cybersecurity Standardization
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USACM Submits Comments to NIST on U.S. Participation in International Cybersecurity Standardization

The ACM U.S. Public Policy Council, in collaboration with four other ACM entities, submitted comments to the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)...

ACM/CSTA Cutler-Bell Prize in High School Computing
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

ACM/CSTA Cutler-Bell Prize in High School Computing

The new ACM/CSTA Cutler-Bell Prize in High School Computing challenges high school seniors in the United States to develop innovative solutions using their knowledge...

FTC PrivacyCon 2016 – Call for Privacy and Security Research Presentations
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FTC PrivacyCon 2016 – Call for Privacy and Security Research Presentations

The FTC invites presentation proposals on consumer privacy and security issues in the commercial sector for a privacy conference, PrivacyCon, to be held on January...

ACM Policy Award Nominations Due November 30
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

ACM Policy Award Nominations Due November 30

ACM is accepting nominations for the inaugural ACM Policy Award to honor the contributions of an individual, or a small group, who has had a significant impact...

NTIA to Host First Cybersecurity Multistakeholder Forum on Vulnerability Research Disclosure on September 29
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NTIA to Host First Cybersecurity Multistakeholder Forum on Vulnerability Research Disclosure on September 29

The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) will hold the kickoff meeting for the new cybersecurity multistakeholder process on vulnerability...

NTIA Drone Privacy Multistakeholder Forum to Convene on September 24
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

NTIA Drone Privacy Multistakeholder Forum to Convene on September 24

The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) will convene the second meeting of the multistakeholder process on drone privacy, transparency...

Hill Tech Happenings, Week of September 14
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

Hill Tech Happenings, Week of September 14

Wednesday, September 16, 2015 Hearing: Achieving the Promise of Health Information Technology: Improving Care Through Patient Access to Their Records Senate Health...

NIST Invites Comments on U.S. Participation in International Cybersecurity Standards
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

NIST Invites Comments on U.S. Participation in International Cybersecurity Standards

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is accepting public comments on a new interagency report advocating U.S. participation in international...

In Memoriam: Joseph Traub
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

In Memoriam: Joseph Traub

Computing pioneer Jospeh Traub passed away on August 24. ACM recognized him as an ACM Fellow in 1994 for his research on information-based complexity and parallel...

President Obama Establishes National Strategic Computing Initiative
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

President Obama Establishes National Strategic Computing Initiative

President Obama signed an Executive Order establishing the National Strategic Computing Initiative to ensure the U.S. remains on the leading-edge of research, development...

Hill Tech Happenings, Week of August 3
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

Hill Tech Happenings, Week of August 3

Senate Floor: Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act, S. 754 Legislation pertaining to the sharing of cybersecurity threat and vulnerability information between...

NTIA Multistakeholder Process on Drones: First Meeting on August 3
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

NTIA Multistakeholder Process on Drones: First Meeting on August 3

The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) will hold the first meeting of the new multistakeholder process on drone privacy, transparency...

EAC Election Data Summit on August 12-13
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

EAC Election Data Summit on August 12-13

The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) will host an EAC Election Data Summit on August 12-13 at American University in Washington, D.C. The two-day summit...

USACM Submits Comments to NIST on Privacy Risk Management for Federal Information Systems
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USACM Submits Comments to NIST on Privacy Risk Management for Federal Information Systems

USACM today submitted comments to NIST on the draft report, Privacy Risk Management for Federal Information Systems (NISTIR 8062). USACM supports NIST’s efforts...

Hill Tech Happenings, Week of July 27
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

Hill Tech Happenings, Week of July 27

House Floor H.R. 2206, State Wide Interoperable Communications Enhancement Act H.R. 1634, Border Security Technology Accountability Act Tuesday July 28, 2015 Hearing...

USACM Celebrates 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

USACM Celebrates 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act

On July 26, 2015, we will celebrate the 25th anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The ACM U.S. Public Policy Council joins the...

NTIA Invites Participation in a New Cybersecurity Multistakeholder Process on Vulnerability Research Disclosure
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

NTIA Invites Participation in a New Cybersecurity Multistakeholder Process on Vulnerability Research Disclosure

The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) invites businesses, organizations, and individuals to participate in a new cybersecurity multistakeholder...

NTIA Invites Participation in a New Multistakeholder Process on Drones
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

NTIA Invites Participation in a New Multistakeholder Process on Drones

The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) invites businesses, organizations, and individuals to participate in a new multistakeholder...

U.S. Department of Commerce Seeks Public Comments on Proposed Export Definitions Relevant to Cloud and Other Digital Services
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

U.S. Department of Commerce Seeks Public Comments on Proposed Export Definitions Relevant to Cloud and Other Digital Services

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security is accepting public comments on proposed revisions to definitions in the Export Administration...

Washington News – Alerts and Updates
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

Washington News – Alerts and Updates

General Announcements * Nominations for ACM Distinguished Member are due by August 3. Security * The U.S. Department of Commerce is accepting public comments on...
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