Reminder for Registration for the National Industrial Security Program Policy Advisory Committee (NISPPAC)’s Public Teleconference on November 2, 2022

NISPPAC meetings serve as a forum to discuss policy issues in dispute and recommend changes to those policies as reflected in Executive Order 12829, as amended, its implementing directives, or the National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM).   The NISPPAC will hold a teleconference open to the public at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, November 2, 2022.  … Continue reading Reminder for Registration for the National Industrial Security Program Policy Advisory Committee (NISPPAC)’s Public Teleconference on November 2, 2022

Registration Now Open for NISPPAC Public Teleconference on November 2, 2022

The National Industrial Security Program Policy Advisory Committee (NISPPAC) will hold a teleconference open to the public at 10:00 a.m. EST, Wednesday, November 2, 2022. Please expect to block three hours off in your calendar for this meeting. National Industrial Security Program Policy Advisory Committee (NISPPAC) meetings serve as a forum to discuss policy issues … Continue reading Registration Now Open for NISPPAC Public Teleconference on November 2, 2022

2022 FCGR Final Reports Due Today

All federal agencies with original classification authority (OCA) are required to submit their final reports for the 2022 Fundamental Classification Guidance Review (FCGR) today, September 30, 2022, as specified in the initial 2022 FCGR tasking memorandum issued to senior agency officials by ISOO Director Mark Bradley on December 9, 2021. At least every five years, … Continue reading 2022 FCGR Final Reports Due Today

Reminder: Final Checklist for FY 2022 FCGR Due by September 30, 2022

All federal agencies with original classification authority (OCA) are required to complete their Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 Fundamental Classification Guidance Review (FCGR) by September 30, 2022, as specified in the initial FY 2022 FCGR tasking memorandum issued to Senior Agency Officials by ISOO Director Mark Bradley on December 9, 2021. At least every five years, … Continue reading Reminder: Final Checklist for FY 2022 FCGR Due by September 30, 2022

ISOO Seeks Senior Program Analyst – Apply by September 6, 2022

The Information Security Oversight Office (ISOO) is seeking a GS-0343-14, Senior Program Analyst, responsible for inspecting and evaluating the information security programs of federal agencies with security classification programs and other sensitive information. A component of the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), ISOO is located at Archives 1, 700 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC.  The position is open … Continue reading ISOO Seeks Senior Program Analyst – Apply by September 6, 2022

ISOO Notice About Rescinding Black Label Vault Door Approvals

As discussed in ISOO Notice 2021-01:  General Services Administration (GSA) Approved Security Equipment (https://www.archives.gov/files/isoo/notices/isoo-notice-2021-01-rescd-approval-pre-1989-gsa-safes-final.pdf), the General Services Administration (GSA) has determined that agencies must phase out use of all GSA-approved security containers and vault doors manufactured from 1954 through 1989, aka black labels, to store classified information and materials. This phase out plan has been … Continue reading ISOO Notice About Rescinding Black Label Vault Door Approvals

ISOO Congratulates Greg Pannoni on His Retirement

The Director and staff of the Information Security Oversight Office (ISOO) congratulate ISOO's Associate Director for Operations and Industrial Security, Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI), Greg Pannoni, on over 42 years of Federal Service.  Greg joined ISOO in 2004, bringing with him over 20 years of Industrial Security experience with the now-called Defense Counterintelligence and Security … Continue reading ISOO Congratulates Greg Pannoni on His Retirement

ISOO Publishes its FY 2021 Annual Report to the President

Today, ISOO published its FY 2021 Annual Report to the President. Each year, ISOO reports to the President on the implementation of the Classified National Security Information (CNSI) and Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) programs, following requirements in Executive Orders 13526 and 13556. These Reports summarize ISOO’s oversight activities and make key recommendations that seek to … Continue reading ISOO Publishes its FY 2021 Annual Report to the President

ISOO Posts Checklist for FY 2022 FCGR Status Report #2, Agency Submissions Due By July 15, 2022

The checklist for agencies to follow in submitting the second status report required for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 Fundamental Classification Guidance Review (FCGR) is now available on the ISOO FCGR webpage, at https://www.archives.gov/isoo/fcgr/2022-fcgr-html. Agencies with Original Classification Authorities (OCAs) are required to submit this FY 2022 FCGR Status Report #2 to ISOO by July … Continue reading ISOO Posts Checklist for FY 2022 FCGR Status Report #2, Agency Submissions Due By July 15, 2022

$9.1M Technology Modernization Fund Award Backs Updates to National Archives’ Legacy Systems

On April 22, 2022, the Technology Modernization Fund (TMF) awarded the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) $9.1 million to update two legacy platforms used to support mission critical business processes: the Archives and Records Centers Information System (ARCIS) and the Case Management Reporting System (CMRS). NARA submitted its first proposal to the TMF in … Continue reading $9.1M Technology Modernization Fund Award Backs Updates to National Archives’ Legacy Systems