Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI)

CUI Registry: Intelligence-Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act


Category-Subcategory: Intelligence-Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act
Category Description:

Related to intelligence activities, sources, or methods.

Subcategory Description: Related to unclassified and declassified information that is collected from unconsenting individuals under the authority of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA).
Marking: FISA


  • 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
50 USC 1806(a) Specified  
50 USC 1845 Specified  
50 USC 1825(c) Specified 50 USC 1827
50 USC 1828



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.