The National Industrial Security Program Policy Advisory Committee (NISPPAC) will hold a teleconference open to the public at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, October 27, 2021. Please expect to block three hours off in your calendar for this meeting. NISPPAC meetings serve as a forum to discuss policy issues in dispute and recommend changes to those policies … Continue reading Registration Now Open for NISPPAC Public Teleconference on October 27, 2021
On July 16, 2021, Mark A. Bradley, Director of the Information Security Oversight Office (ISOO), signed ISOO Notice 2021-02: Partial Waiver for the Declassification Review of Certain White House, National Security Council (NSC) and Homeland Security Council (HSC) Records. This Notice cancels ISOO Notice 2017-03. This new Notice provides further relief to declassification reviewers across … Continue reading ISOO Notice 2021-02 Provides Partial Waiver for the Declassification Review of Certain White House, National Security Council, and Homeland Security Council Records
The NISPPAC has posted their minutes from the teleconference open to the public April 14, 2021 to https://www.archives.gov/isoo/oversight-groups/nisppac/committee.html.
As discussed at the latest National Industrial Security Program Policy Advisory Committee (NISPPAC), 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. GSA has issued a phase-out plan which … Continue reading ISOO Notice About Rescinding Black Label Safe Approval
Each year, ISOO reports to the President on the implementation of the Classified National Security Information (CNSI) and Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) programs, in accordance with requirements in Executive Orders (E.O.s) 13526 and 13556. These reports support ISOO’s oversight responsibilities to further agency compliance with executive branch information security requirements. They include key findings, judgments, … Continue reading ISOO Publishes FY 2020 Annual Report to the President
The Information Security Oversight Office (ISOO) is seeking an Information Security professional to join our staff. The position, focused on classification management and declassification, is in the Classification Management directorate. To learn more about the position, visit the USA JOBS listing. The Information Security Oversight Office is responsible to the President for policy and oversight … Continue reading ISOO Is Hiring!
DCSA has released a webpage providing key changes, webinars, podcasts, videos, links, and FAQs, along with the NISPOM Cross Reference Tool previously discussed on our blog on 1/29/2021. It is located at https://www.dcsa.mil/mc/ctp/NISPOM-Rule/. The webpage is a living page, so check back regularly for new information shared.
The newly declassified transcript of an oral history interview conducted in 1973 with United States Air Force scientist Doyle Northrup has been posted by the ISCAP Staff on its webpage. The document can be viewed here. The document, tracked as appeal 2015-107, is remarkable in two primary respects. First, it is a comprehensive first-person account of … Continue reading ISCAP Release Provides Oral History of Distinguished Career in Nuclear Detection Technology
ISCAP Resumes Posting of Declassified Documents In April 2021 the staff of the Interagency Security Classification Appeals Panel (ISCAP) resumed the posting on its website of documents the ISCAP declassified. The latest documents posted, from appeal 2011-003, are two National Intelligence Estimates concerning the space program of the Soviet Union in 1969 and 1971. The ISCAP voted … Continue reading ISCAP Resumes Posting of Declassified Documents
In order to better plan for future NISPPAC meetings, please complete the short online survey at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/NISPPACAPR21. Your feedback will let us know what worked at the virtual event, and how we can improve the next NISPPAC meeting.Survey responses are anonymous and should take between 5 and 7 minutes to complete. If you would like to … Continue reading Reminder for National Industrial Security Program Policy Advisory Committee (NISPPAC) Virtual Meeting Participants to Complete Survey Through April 25, 2021