ISOO Invites NISPPAC Virtual Meeting Participants to Complete Survey Through July 24, 2020

Although in-person meetings are preferred, at this time the virtual format best continues the work of the NISPPAC while keeping everyone safe. In order to better plan for future engagements, please complete the short online survey at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/NISPPAC. Your feedback will let us know what worked at the virtual event, and how we can improve … Continue reading ISOO Invites NISPPAC Virtual Meeting Participants to Complete Survey Through July 24, 2020

CUI Program Sets Virtual Briefings on CUI Metadata Markings and NIEM 5.0 beta 1 Release for July 13, 2020

At 2:30 p.m. (EDT), Monday, July 13, 2020, the CUI Program will present online briefings about CUI Metadata Markings and an overview of CUI additions to the forthcoming NIEM 5.0. There will be a Q&A discussion following the presentations. For information about how to dial in to the conference, and to join on your computer, … Continue reading CUI Program Sets Virtual Briefings on CUI Metadata Markings and NIEM 5.0 beta 1 Release for July 13, 2020

CUI Program Posts Notice on Proposed NIST SP 800-172, Regarding Enhanced Security Requirements for CUI

Public comments on new requirements proposed by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to protect Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) are due by August 21, 2020. For more information on “Enhanced Security Requirements for Protecting Controlled Unclassified Information: A Supplement to NIST Publication 800-171” (NIST SP 800-172), click: CUI Program Blog. To view the draft … Continue reading CUI Program Posts Notice on Proposed NIST SP 800-172, Regarding Enhanced Security Requirements for CUI

CUI Training Session on July 23, 2020, to Discuss CUI Implementation Deadlines

Scheduled for July 23, 2020, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. (EDT), the CUI Program training session on “CUI Marking Fundamentals” will include a discussion of the new CUI Program Implementation Deadlines (CUI Notice 2020-01) and Alternative Marking Methods (CUI Notice 2020-02). The training provides an overview of the principles of marking in the unclassified … Continue reading CUI Training Session on July 23, 2020, to Discuss CUI Implementation Deadlines

Required Registration Now Open for NISPPAC Public Teleconference on July 15, 2020

The National Industrial Security Program Policy Advisory Committee (NISPPAC) will hold a teleconference open to the public at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, July 15, 2020. For those who would like to attend the meeting, please reach out to Robert Tringali at robert.tringali@nara.gov.  Additionally, registration prior to the meeting is required. Please register at https://ems8.intellor.com/?do=register&t=1&p=827965.

ISOO Welcomes Heather Harris Pagán as National Industrial Security Program Manager

Heather Harris Pagán joined the ISOO staff to manage ISOO’s National Industrial Security Program (NISP) and National Industrial Security Program Policy Advisory Committee (NISPPAC). Heather joins ISOO with 18 years of security experience.  She has broad experience working closely with the Intelligence Community (IC) and the military services.  Most recently, she served as a security … Continue reading ISOO Welcomes Heather Harris Pagán as National Industrial Security Program Manager

ISOO Congratulates Dawn Fairchild

The Director and staff of the Information Security Oversight Office congratulate ISOO Program Analyst Dawn Fairchild on her retirement from Federal service. Dawn joined ISOO in March 2010, bringing with her 25 years of experience in information technology, systems analysis and software development in both public and private sector organizations. Her technical writing experience and … Continue reading ISOO Congratulates Dawn Fairchild

ISOO Streamlines Data Collection Based on Existing Mandates

ISOO’s project to assess, modernize, and streamline the Classified National Security Information program data and methods used for collecting that required data from agencies has been a top priority of the Director of ISOO for over two years. This effort began during preparation of ISOO's FY 2017 Annual Report to the President when staff started … Continue reading ISOO Streamlines Data Collection Based on Existing Mandates

ISOO’s NISP to hold Teleconference on Cost Collection Tomorrow (May 19, 2020)

On Tuesday, May 19, 2020, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., ISOO’s National Industrial Security Program (NISP) will hold an interagency meeting by teleconference to discuss NISP cost collection.  The discussion will be led by ISOO Associate Director Greg Pannoni, and will include representatives of the Department of Defense, the Office of the Director of … Continue reading ISOO’s NISP to hold Teleconference on Cost Collection Tomorrow (May 19, 2020)