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 be … Continue reading ISOO Invites NISPPAC Virtual Meeting Participants to Complete Survey Through April 25, 2021
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, April 14, 2021. Please … Continue reading Reminder for Registration for the National Industrial Security Program Policy Advisory Committee (NISPPAC)’s Public Teleconference on April 14, 2021
In July 2020 I posted a status update on the impact of the Government facility closures caused by the global COVID-19 pandemic on the work of the Interagency Security Classification Appeals Panel (ISCAP). It has now been just over a year since those closures began. In the late summer of 2020, the leadership of the … Continue reading The Pandemic and ISCAP Operations – A One Year Update, March 2021
One year ago, the Federal Government shut down due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. Federal agencies and offices enacted their emergency plans to continue serving and protecting the American people. The staff at the Information Security Oversight Office (ISOO) also adapted its work, replacing in-person stakeholder and interagency meetings with virtual ones and sought new avenues … Continue reading One Year of Virtual Work at ISOO
In FY 2018 ISOO ISOO embarked on a multiyear effort to reform its data collection. Our aim was to develop a more effective and efficient way to measure and assess the health of agency CNSI programs. We worked extensively with stakeholders and subject matter experts, including those from federal agencies and civil society groups, to … Continue reading ISOO Sends POCs New Data Element and Question List for FY 2021 Data Collection
The CUI Program will present a WebEx training session on “CUI Marking Fundamentals,” on February 11, 2021, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. (EDT). Participants will receive a certificate of completion for attending, and the session will also provide an update on the CUI Program and its implementation by Executive Branch agencies. For information on how … Continue reading CUI Program Offers Training on CUI Marking Fundamentals
The National Industrial Security Program Policy Advisory Committee (NISPPAC) will hold a teleconference open to the public at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, April 14, 2021. 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 in … Continue reading Registration Now Open for NISPPAC Public Teleconference on April 14, 2021
On January 27, 2021, the Information Security Oversight Office (ISOO) hosted the 19th meeting of the State, Local, Tribal, and Private Sector Policy Advisory Committee (SLTPS-PAC). Representatives from the federal government and state, local, tribal, and private sector entities attended the meeting, which was held via teleconference and open to the public. The minutes and … Continue reading 19th SLTPS-PAC Meeting Hosted by ISOO
The National Industrial Security Program Policy Advisory Committee (NISPPAC) has posted their minutes from the teleconference open to the public held on November 18, 2020 to https://www.archives.gov/isoo/oversight-groups/nisppac/committee.html.
On January 28, 2021, the Defense Counterintelligence Security Agency (DCSA) posted a cross reference tool at https://www.dcsa.mil/ under "latest news," which provides information on where to find this tool to assist in comparing the NISPOM rule at 32 CFR Part 117 with the NISPOM DoD 5220.22-M.