Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI)

CUI Registry: Intelligence


Category-Subcategory: Intelligence
Category Description:

Related to intelligence activities, sources, or methods.

Subcategory Description: N/A
Marking: INTEL


  • 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
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  



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.