Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI)

CUI Registry: Transportation-Sensitive Security Information

 

Category-Subcategory: Transportation-Sensitive Security Information
Category Description:

Related to any mode of travel or conveyance by air, land, or waterway.

Subcategory Description: As defined in 49 C.F.R. Part 15.5, Sensitive Security Information is information obtained or developed in the conduct of security activities, including research and development, the disclosure of which DOT has determined would constitute an unwarranted invasion of privacy, reveal trade secrets or privileged or confidential information, or be detrimental to transportation safety. As defined in 49 C.F.R. Part 1520.5, Sensitive Security Information is information obtained or developed in the conduct of security activities, including research and development, the disclosure of which DHS/TSA has determined would, among other things, be detrimental to the security of transportation.
Marking: SSI

 

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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
49 USC 114(h) Basic  
49 CFR 1520 Specified 49 CFR 1520.17
49 USC 40119(b)(1) Basic  
49 CFR 15 Specified 49 CFR 15.17

 

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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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