Information Security Oversight Office (ISOO)

Policy Documents

Executive Orders (E.O.)

Executive Order 12829 Executive Order 12829, as amended, "National Industrial Security Program" , has been further amended by sec. 6 of E.O. 13691. This order establishes a National Industrial Security Program to safeguard Federal Government classified information that is released to contractors, licensees, and grantees of the United States Government.

Executive Order 13526 Executive Order 13526 - Classified National Security Information
On December 29, 2009, the White House released a new Executive Order 13526. [ HTML]

 

 

On December 29, 2009, the White House released a Presidential memorandum entitled Implementation of Executive Order “Classified National Security Information”. This memorandum imparts specific requirements to the Executive branch concerning implementation of the new order.

 

Presidential memorandum-Implementation of Executive Order “Classified National Security Information

On December 29, 2009, the White House released a Presidential order entitled "Original Classification Authority". This order designates those agency heads and officials as having the authority to classify information.

 

 

 

Executive Order 13549 Executive Order 13549 - State, Local, Tribal, and Private Sector Entities 
On August 18, 2010, the White House released a new Executive Order 13549, entitled "Classified National Security Information Program for State, Local, Tribal, and Private Sector Entities."
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Executive Order 13549 Executive Order 13556 - Controlled Unclassified Information 
On November 4, 2010, the White House released a new Executive Order 13556, entitled "Controlled Unclassified Information"
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Executive Order 13587Executive Order 13587 - Structural Reforms To Improve the Security of Classified Networks and the Responsible Sharing and Safeguarding of Classified Information
On October 7, 2011, the White House released a new Executive Order 13587. This order ensures sharing and safeguarding of classified information on computer networks shall be consistent with appropriate protections for privacy and civil liberties. [ HTML]

 

 

Executive Order 13691

Executive Order 13691 - Promoting Private Sector Cybersecurity Information Sharing 

The purpose of this order is to establish mechanisms for private companies, nonprofit organizations, executive departments and agencies
(agencies), and other entities must be able to share information related to cybersecurity risks and incidents and collaborate to respond in as close
to real time as possible.

 

Implementing Directives

32 C.F.R. Part 2001Executive Order 13526, 32 CFR Part 2001 - This prescribes a uniform system for classifying, safeguarding, and declassifying national security information. [ HTML]

 

 

 

 

 ISCAP BylawsExecutive Order 13556, 32 CFR Part 2002 - Establishes an open and uniform program for managing [unclassified] information that requires safeguarding or dissemination controls.

 

 

 

 

 ISCAP Bylaws

Executive Order 13526, 32 CFR Part 2003 - Describes the procedures to be followed by individuals or organizations who wish to bring matters before the Interagency Security Classification Appeals Panel (ISCAP), and the procedures that the ISCAP will follow to resolve these matters.

 

 

 

National Industrial Security Program Directive No. 1

Executive Order 12829, 32 CFR Part 2004 - National Industrial Security Program Directive No. 1 - Safeguards Federal Government classified information that is released to contractors, licensees, and grantees of the United States Government.
 

 

 

32 CFR Part 2004

Executive Order 12829, 32 CFR Part 2004 amendment - This amendment provides guidance to agencies on release of certain classified information (referred to as "proscribed information") to contractors that are owned or under the control of a foreign interest and have had the foreign ownership or control mitigated by an arrangement known as an Special Security Agreement (SSA).

 

 

Mishandling of Classified Information

OMB memo On November 28, 2010, the Director of OMB released a memo regarding the safeguarding of classified information.
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ODNI Memo

On January 3, 2011, the Director of ISOO and National Counterintelligence Executive within the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI), released a guidance memorandum to assist agencies to comply with the assessment requirements of the implementation of safeguarding procedures
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