Guidance and Frequently Asked Questions
Guidance for Handling and Reporting Incidents and Spillages of Classified National Security Information
The Director of the Information Security Oversight Office has provided guidance that was promulgated by the Committee on National Security Systems for determining, investigating and reporting data incidents and spills involving classified information onto information systems not accredited and certified to the appropriate level of the information’s classification.
Guidance on what to do if a member of the public or a non-governmental archives finds what looks like classified national security information in their collections
Please contact ISOO: the Director of ISOO is charged under 32 C.F.R. Part 2001.36(b) to provide guidance and assistance to anybody who possesses potentially classified national security information outside of government control. ISOO has developed an information paper that provides more detail on this issue.
Guidance for transmission methods of Secret and Confidential information within and between the U.S., Puerto Rico, or a U.S. possession or territory
The Director of the Information Security Oversight Office has provided guidance that agency heads may authorize the use of current holders of the GSA contract, when a requirement exists, for the overnight delivery of Secret and Confidential information within and between the U.S., Puerto Rico, or a U.S. possession or territory.
Guidance on the National Declassification Center
The National Declassification Center (NDC) was created when President Obama signed the new Executive order released by the White House on December 29, 2009.