ISOO Posts Checklist for FY 2022 FCGR Status Report #1, Agency Submissions Due By April 29, 2022

The checklist for agencies to follow in submitting the first required status report on 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 #1 to ISOO by April … Continue reading ISOO Posts Checklist for FY 2022 FCGR Status Report #1, Agency Submissions Due By April 29, 2022

ISOO Posts FY 2022 Fundamental Classification Guidance Review Checklist

Executive Order 13526 requires all executive branch agencies with Original Classification Authority to conduct a comprehensive Fundamental Classification Guidance Review (FCGR) of their agency’s’ classification guidance. These FCGR’s are required to ensure the proper and up-to-date classification of vital national security information, while avoiding over-classification and the unnecessary withholding of government information. Federal agencies are … Continue reading ISOO Posts FY 2022 Fundamental Classification Guidance Review Checklist

Reminder: Deadline Today for Agencies with Original Classification Authority to Submit POCs for the 2022 Federal Classification Guidance Review

Today (January 14, 2022) is the deadline for federal agencies to submit the name and contact information for their points of contact (POCs) for the 2022 Federal Classification Guidance Review (FCGR) to the Information Security Oversight Office (ISOO). Pursuant to Executive Order 13526, Section 1.9, at least every five years, agencies with original classification authority … Continue reading Reminder: Deadline Today for Agencies with Original Classification Authority to Submit POCs for the 2022 Federal Classification Guidance Review

ISOO Notice Recommends TMF Support to Digitize Classification Management, and Declassification of Historically Significant Records

Issued this week, Information Security Oversight Office (ISOO) Notice 2021-03 reinforces the recommendation of the FY 2020 ISOO Annual Report that federal agencies apply for grants available from the Technology Modernization Fund (TMF) in support cross-agency projects for the development of government-wide classification and declassification programs to process electronic information. First authorized by the 2017 … Continue reading ISOO Notice Recommends TMF Support to Digitize Classification Management, and Declassification of Historically Significant Records

CUI Program Offers Training on CUI Marking Fundamentals

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

ISOO to Host 19th Meeting of the SLTPS-PAC by Teleconference, Wednesday, January 27, 2021, 10:00 to 11:30 a.m.

The Information Security Oversight Office (ISOO) will host the 19th meeting of the State, Local, Tribal, and Private Sector Policy Advisory Committee (SLTPS-PAC) on January 27, 2021, 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. The SLTPS-PAC was established in accordance with Executive Order 13549 of August 18, 2010, “Classified National Security Information Program for State, Local, Tribal, and … Continue reading ISOO to Host 19th Meeting of the SLTPS-PAC by Teleconference, Wednesday, January 27, 2021, 10:00 to 11:30 a.m.

ISOO Participates on Panel at FOIA Advisory Committee Meeting

At the public meeting of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Advisory Committee yesterday (Thursday, December 10, 2020), ISOO’s Associate Director for Classification Management presented An Overview of the Information Security Oversight Office (ISOO). Associate Director John Powers discussed the roles and responsibilities of all ISOO components under five Executive Orders, including the role of … Continue reading ISOO Participates on Panel at FOIA Advisory Committee Meeting

CUI Program Offers Training on CUI Marking Fundamentals

The CUI Program will present a WebEx training session on “CUI Marking Fundamentals,” on December 16, 2020, 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