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
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
Each year, ISOO reports to the President on the implementation of the Classified National Security Information (CNSI) and Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) programs, following requirements in Executive Orders 13526 and 13556. These reports include data and analyses on Federal agency implementation of the CNSI and CUI programs. They support ISOO’s oversight responsibilities and ensure agency … Continue reading ISOO Publishes its FY 2019 Annual Report to the President
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
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)
The CUI Program Blog has posted advice for safeguarding Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) while teleworking from home during the Coronavirus pandemic. To read the post, click: “Using CUI while teleworking during Coronavirus social distancing common issues: Cohabitants” on the CUI Program Blog.
Like most Federal agencies and departments, the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) is commemorating Public Service Recognition Week virtually this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Information Security Oversight Office (ISOO) is part of NARA and we are also celebrating the work of our staff this week virtually as well. Public Service Recognition … Continue reading Thanking Information Security Professionals at ISOO
The FOIA Advisory Committee will hold a virtual meeting, online and open to the public from 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Friday, May 1, 2020. The agenda for this public meeting will focus on the Committee’s report and draft recommendations from its Vision Subcommittee and Time/Volume Subcommittee, including four recommendations that the Committee agreed to … Continue reading FOIA Advisory Committee to Hold Public Meeting Online, May 1
The CUI Program Blog has posted an analysis regarding how uses of the term “Unclassified” relate to marking Government information, and the implementation of the CUI Program. To read the posting, click: “UNCLASSIFIED”, “(U)”, and “Unclassified” on the CUI Program Blog.
On March 18, the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) completely closed its facility in downtown Washington, D.C. due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The staff of the Information Security Oversight Office (ISOO), who also comprise the staff of the Interagency Security Classification Appeals Panel (ISCAP), is affected by the facility closure. ISOO provides all program … Continue reading Interagency Security Classification Appeals Panel Status During Covid-19 Pandemic