Senator Ron Wyden to Speak on the 2020 Declassification Reform Act Today at Noon

The Public Interest Declassification Board (PIDB) will host a virtual public meeting today (Wednesday, October 7, 2020) from Noon to 1:30 p.m. Senator Ron Wyden will discuss the bipartisan bill, the Declassification Reform Act of 2020, and the need to modernize the U.S. classification and declassification system. The meeting is open to the public. Register … Continue reading Senator Ron Wyden to Speak on the 2020 Declassification Reform Act Today at Noon

Brief Questionnaire Regarding the Status of Agency

The Information Security Oversight Office (ISOO) sent agency declassification program managers a questionnaire on the status of their automatic declassification programs.  ISOO is interested in learning how the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent National Emergency declaration has affected agency declassification programs. Over the past six weeks as agencies began to add more staff at work sites, … Continue reading Brief Questionnaire Regarding the Status of Agency

Registration Now Open for NISPPAC Public Teleconference on November 18, 2020

The National Industrial Security Program Policy Advisory Committee (NISPPAC) will hold a teleconference open to the public at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, November 18, 2020. You must register in advance through the Event Services link at https://ems8.intellor.com?do=register&t=1&p=831768, if you wish to attend.  Please do not share the individualized link, and instead, direct employees to register as well. NISPPAC members, … Continue reading Registration Now Open for NISPPAC Public Teleconference on November 18, 2020

To all Department of Defense Facility Lodging Managers and Security Offices Utilizing ILCO Magstripe and ILCO RFID systems:

The systems listed below require a software update before November 24, 2021, to prevent time/date errors after that date:System 700/700-II710/710-II/740ILCO 76x/77xILCO 79xConfidant (ILCO)Q90The manufacturer, Dormakaba, informed the Department of Defense that the ILCO locks used will have a “time management” problem at 8pm EST on November 24, 2021 if a software update is not conducted … Continue reading To all Department of Defense Facility Lodging Managers and Security Offices Utilizing ILCO Magstripe and ILCO RFID systems:

Sending Classified Information through the U.S. Postal Service (USPS)

At this time, due to the USPS waiving the signature requirement for Express Mail, registered mail is the only authorized way to send collateral secret and below information through the U.S. postal service. Do not send any classified material without first ensuring the package will be delivered with the required signature. If using a commercial … Continue reading Sending Classified Information through the U.S. Postal Service (USPS)

ISOO to HOST 17th Meeting of the SLTPS-PAC by Teleconference, Tomorrow, Wednesday, July 29, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon

The Information Security Oversight Office (ISOO) will host the 17th meeting of the State, Local, Tribal, and Private Sector Policy Advisory Committee (SLTPS-PAC) on July 29, 2020, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. The SLTPS-PAC was established in accordance with Executive Order 13549 of August 18, 2010, “Classified National Security Information Program for State, Local, … Continue reading ISOO to HOST 17th Meeting of the SLTPS-PAC by Teleconference, Tomorrow, Wednesday, July 29, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon