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Classified National Security Information

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Executive Order 13587

Structural Reforms To Improve the Security of Classified Networks and the Responsible Sharing and Safeguarding of Classified Information
On October 7, 2011, the White House released a new Executive Order 13587, entitled "Structural Reforms To Improve the Security of Classified Networks and the Responsible Sharing and Safeguarding of Classified Information."  This order ensures sharing and safeguarding of classified information on computer networks shall be consistent with appropriate protections for privacy and civil liberties. 

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Executive Order 13526

Classified National Security Information
On December 29, 2009, the White House released a new Executive Order 13526, entitled "Classified National Security Information."  This order is effective 180 days from the date of the order, except for sections 1.7, 3.3, and 3.7, which are effective immediately. 

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32 C.F.R. Part 2001

Implementing Directive
On June 25, 2010, 32 C.F.R. Part 2001 the implementing directive for E.O. 13526, became effective. This prescribes a uniform system for classifying, safeguarding, and declassifying national security information.

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Executive Order 13549

State, Local, Tribal, and Private Sector Entities
On August 18, 2010, the White House released a new Executive Order 13549, entitled "Classified National Security Information Program for State, Local, Tribal, and Private Sector Entities."
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Implementation Memorandum

Presidential memorandum entitled Implementation of the Executive Order “Classified National Security Information

On December 29, 2009, the White House released a Presidential memorandum entitled Implementation of the Executive Order “Classified National Security Information” PDF document. This memorandum imparts specific requirements to the Executive branch concerning implementation of the new order.


Original Classification Authority

Presidential memorandum entitled Implementation of the Executive Order “Classified National Security Information

On December 29, 2009, the White House released a Presidential order entitled "Original Classification Authority". This order designates those agency heads and officials as having the authority to classify information.

Mishandling of Classified Information

OMB memo On November 28, 2010, the Director of OMB released a memo regarding the safeguarding of classified information.

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ODNI Memo

On January 3, 2011, the Director of ISOO and National Counterintelligence Executive within the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI), released a guidance memorandum to assist agencies to comply with the assessment requirements of the implementation of safeguarding procedures

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Interagency Security Classification Appeals Panel (ISCAP)

 ISCAP Bylaws


32 C.F.R. Part 2003, published on July 9, 2012, describes the procedures to be followed by individuals or organizations who wish to bring matters before the Interagency Security Classification Appeals Panel (ISCAP), and the procedures that the ISCAP will follow to resolve these matters.

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National Industrial Security Program

Executive Order 12829Executive Order 12829, as amended establishes a National Industrial Security Program to safeguard Federal Government classified information that is released to contractors, licensees, and grantees of the United States Government.

NISP Implementing OrderNational Industrial Security Program (NISP) implementing order safeguards Federal Government classified information that is released to contractors, licensees, and grantees of the United States Government.



 

32 CFR Part 2004National Industrial Security Program Directive No. 1 On April 6, 2010, The Information Security Oversight Office (ISOO), National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), amended the National Industrial Security Program Directive No. 1 . This amendment provides guidance to agencies on release of certain classified information (referred to as "proscribed information") to contractors that are owned or under the control of a foreign interest and have had the foreign ownership or control mitigated by an arrangement known as an Special Security Agreement (SSA).

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