Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI)

CUI Training Tools

The CUI Executive Agent develops training tools for the CUI Program, designed for a widespread audience at multiple levels within the government and beyond.  The modules below can be used to supplement any training or awareness efforts by Executive branch entities or other stakeholders (i.e., Nonfederal organizations).  

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Select the respective title for PowerPoint presentation, transcript, mp4 video or video link to learn about a specific element of the CUI Program:

 

Controlled Environments (August 2018 Edition) presents  examples of two environments, one that is considered suitable for the storage and handling of CUI and one that is not. It discusses why controlled environments are important and the different approaches agencies can take to creating their own controlled environments.

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Controlled Environments (2017 Edition) describes the requirements for storing CUI in physical and electronic environments.

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CUI Program Overview (2017 Edition) addresses: (1) Definition of CUI, and Distinctions between types of information provided in the CUI Registry; (2) Marking requirements overall, for email, and for packages and standard mail; (3) Controlled Environments, both physical and electronic; (4) Principles of access and sharing as they apply to Lawful Government Purpose and Limited Dissemination Control markings; (5) Reproduction of CUI; (6) FAXing CUI; (7) Incident reporting; (8) Destruction of CUI; and (9) Acceptable indicators for the Decontrol of CUI

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Decontrolling (2017 Edition) describes the requirements for decontrolling   discusses the different destruction methods that are appropriate for CUI when it is no longer needed.

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Destruction of CUI (August 2018 Edition) discusses the different destruction methods that are appropriate for CUI when it is no longer needed.

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Destruction (2017 Edition) describes the requirements for destroying CUI.

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Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) FAQs (August 2018 Edition) addresses some of the most frequently asked questions about CUI and FOIA.

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Lawful Government Purpose (August 2018 Edition) addresses the principle of Lawful Government Purpose, or the standard for deciding when to share and when not to share CUI.

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Lawful Government Purpose (2017 Edition) describes the concept of Lawful Government Purpose and the sharing requirements related to CUI.

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Introduction to Marking (August 2018 Edition) provides an overview of how to mark documents, emails, presentations, systems, and other files that contain CUI. It specifically addresses the designation indicator and the CUI banner marking, including the CUI control marking, CUI category markings, and Limited Dissemination Control Markings. It also discusses portion marking, the use of cover sheets, marking multi-page documents, and decontrolling CUI.

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Introduction to Marking (2017 Edition) provides an introduction and addresses the requirements for marking CUI.

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Marking: Non-Traditional (2017 Edition) addresses the various ways to mark or identify CUI.

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Marking Commingled Information (August 2018 Edition) describes how to mark documents that contain both CNSI and CUI. Specifically, it covers portion and banner markings and how to mark emails and presentations.

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Unauthorized Disclosures: Preventing and Reporting assists agency efforts to meet training requirements outlined in the September 8, 2017 White House Memo: "Request for Provision of Training on Unauthorized Disclosures." NOTE: this module covers only unauthorized disclosure of CUI.

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This briefing, recorded on January 27, 2017, provides an overview of the CUI Program, its origins, implementation by agencies, and major features, including marking, safeguarding, and destruction.

 

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