Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI)

CUI Registry: Privacy-Inspector General


Category-Subcategory: Privacy-Inspector General
Category Description:

Refers to personal information, or, in some cases, "personally identifiable information," as defined in OMB M-17-12, or "means of identification" as defined in 18 USC 1028(d)(7).

Subcategory Description: Related to the identity of a person making a report to the Inspector General of any Executive agency.
Marking: PRIIG


  • 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
5 USC Appendix 7(b) Basic  
5 USC Appendix 8D(a)(1)(F) Basic  
5 USC Appendix 8D(e) Specified  
5 USC Appendix 8M(b)(2)(B) Basic  
50 USC 3033(g) 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.