Information Security Oversight Office (ISOO)

ISOO Reports

In any given year, we may conduct a special study or studies that touch on major issues dealing with Executive Order 13526 or Executive Order 12829, as amended. Additionally, we report to the President on the status of the classification programs in both Government and industry on an annual basis.

Annual Report to the President

Annual report to the President FY 2023

Each year ISOO gathers relevant statistical data regarding each agency's security classification program. ISOO analyzes these data and reports them, along with other relevant information, in its Annual Report to the President.

*Please note - Starting FY 2013 the Cost Report and CUI Report have been incorporated in the Annual Report to the President.

Reports on National Industrial Security

Suitability and Security Processes Review-Report to the President, February 2014

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2014 Suitability and Processes Report to the President

2003 Report on Industry Perspectives

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2003 NISP Report

View more information on the NISP and resources related to the NISP.

Declassification Reports

2005 Declassification Report- 

In the March 25, 2003, amendment to Executive Order 12958, "Classified National Security Information" (the Order), you called for a renewed commitment by the Executive branch to the concept of declassification tied to specific deadlines, referred to in the Order as automatic declassification. We have recently completed our review and analysis of agency efforts to fulfill their automatic declassification responsibilities, including their 2004 updates to their declassification plans where required. 


2006 Audit- 

A Withdrawal of Declassified Records April 26: The Archivist announced the results of an audit investigating the withdrawal of records from public access for classification purposes.