Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI)

CUI Category: General Intelligence

 

Category Description:

Related to intelligence activities, sources, or methods.

Category Marking: INTEL
Banner Format and Marking Notes:
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Banner Format:

CUI//Category Marking//Limited Dissemination Control

 

Marking Notes:

  • Category Marking is optional when marking Basic CUI unless required by agency policy. Example: CUI//Limited Dissemination Control
  • Category Marking preceded by "SP-" is required when marking Specified CUI. Example: CUI//SP-Category Marking//Limited Dissemination Control
  • Whether CUI is Basic or Specified is determined by the applicable Safeguarding and/or Dissemination Authority for a given instance of CUI.
  • Separate multiple Category Markings by a single forward slash (/) and list Category Markings alphabetically. Example: CUI//Category Marking A/Category Marking B//Limited Dissemination Control
  • Category Markings for Specified CUI precede Category Markings for Basic CUI. Example: CUI//SP-Category Marking/Category Marking//Limited Dissemination Control
  • Separate multiple Limited Dissemination Controls by a single forward slash (/). Example: CUI//Category Marking//Limited Dissemination Control/Limited Dissemination Control
  • Reference 32 CFR 2002.20, CUI Marking Handbook, Limited Dissemination Controls and individual agency policy for additional and specific marking guidelines.

 

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Notes for Safeguarding, Dissemination and Sanction Authorities:

  • 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
Executive Order 12333 Basic  
50 USC 3024(i) Specified  
50 USC 3507 Basic  
Intelligence Community Directive 501 Basic  
Intelligence Community Directive 700 Basic  
Intelligence Community Directive 710 Basic  
50 USC 3047(a)(1) Basic  
18 USC 798(a) Basic 18 USC 798(a)
18 USC 798(d)(1)
18 USC 798(d)(2)
50 USC 3605(a) Basic  

 

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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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