Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI)

CUI Policy and Guidance

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Policy and Guidance

The Controlled Unclassified Information Executive Agent (CUI EA) issues guidance to Executive branch departments and agencies that handle unclassified information that requires safeguarding or dissemination controls, pursuant to and consistent with applicable law, regulations, and government-wide policies.

 

CUI Executive Order

 

CUI Implementing Regulation

 

CUI Notices and Executive Agent Guidance

Date Title
08/17/2017 Memorandum for Heads of Executive Branch Departments and Agencies: Annual Report to the President on Agency Implementation of the Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) Program for FY 2017
08/17/2017 CUI Notice 2017-02: Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) and Multi-Step Destruction Process
06/19/2017 CUI Notice 2017-01: Implementation Recommendations for the Controlled Unclassified Information Program
04/07/2017 Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) Program Implementation Status Report
12/06/2016   Marking Controlled Unclassified Information Rev 1.1 (Marking Handbook)
09/16/2016 Marking Controlled Unclassified Information (Marking Handbook)
09/14/2016 Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) Notice 2016-01: Implementation Guidance for the Controlled Unclassified Information Program
07/03/2014 Revised Guidance regarding Controlled Unclassified Information and the Freedom of Information Act (supercedes joint issuance dated November 22, 2011)
05/22/2013 Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) Office Notice 2013-01: Provisional Approval of Proposed CUI Categories and Subcategories
04/11/2013 Appointments of Senior Agency Official and Program Manager for CUI Program Implementation
07/27/2012 Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) Office Memorandum: Review of Proposed Categories for CUI Registry
11/22/2011 Guidance regarding CUI and the Freedom of Information Act (superceded on July 3, 2014)
06/09/2011 Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) Office Notice 2011-01: Initial Implementation Guidance for Executive Order 13556

 

NIST Publications

The following National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) publications have been incorporated by reference into the CUI Implementing Directive, 32 CFR Part 2002, and should be consulted for guidance on implementing specific measures to safeguard CUI:

 

CUI Advisory Council

The CUI EA established the CUI Advisory Council to carry out consultative functions directed by Executive Order 13556.

CUI Advisory Council Charter PROVISIONAL

 

Additional Resources

The CUI EA has developed recommendations to assist departments and agencies in development of their CUI programs and submission of information to the EA.

Compliance Plan Overview for Departments and Agencies

Executive Order 13556 Overview for Departments and Agencies

 

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