Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI)

CUI Registry: Critical Infrastructure-Protected Critical Infrastructure Information

 

Category-Subcategory: Critical Infrastructure-Protected Critical Infrastructure Information
Category Description:

Systems and assets, whether physical or virtual, so vital that the incapacity or destruction of such may have a debilitating impact on the security, economy, public health or safety, environment, or any combination of these matters, across any Federal, State, regional, territorial, or local jurisdiction.

Subcategory Description: As defined by 6 USC 131-134, and 6 CFR 29, PCII relates to threats, vulnerabilities, or operational experience related to the national infrastructure. PCII offers protection to private sector infrastructure information voluntarily shared with government entities for purposes of homeland security.
Marking: PCII

 

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  • CUI Specified authorities include specific handling practices that differ from general CUI requirements. For Specified authorities, reference individual Safeguarding/Dissemination control citations for distinct requirements
  • Whether CUI is Basic or Specified is determined by the applicable Safeguarding and/or Dissemination Authority for that CUI.
  • Each "Safeguarding and/or Dissemination Authority" citation links to the statute, regulation or government-wide policy authorizing the control of that information as CUI.
  • Each "Sanctions" authority links to the statute, regulation or government-wide policy that includes penalties for CUI misuse of CUI for the associated "Safeguarding and/or Dissemination Authority" on the same line.

Safeguarding and/or Dissemination Authority Basic or
Specified
Sanctions
6 CFR 29 Specified 6 CFR 29.9

 

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Authority links are updated based on regular re-publication of the United States Code and Code of Federal Regulations, and the CUI Registry maintenance schedule.

 

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