May 21, 2022

NARA’s Information Security Oversight Office Releases Annual Report to the President FY 2017

From the Information Security Oversight (ISO) Announcement:

2018-07-12_10-29-31This report, mandated by Executive Order 13526, covers implementation by Government agencies’ of the security classification program and the Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) program.

The report calls for fuller implementation of the CUI program, and provides recommendations to aid in modernizing the security classification system, which has an estimated annual cost to Government of over $18.39 billion.

It calls for adopting strategies that increase the precision and decrease the permissiveness of security classification decisions, improve the efficiency and effectiveness of declassification programs, and the use of modern technology in security classification programs across the Government.


Annual Report to the President for FY 2017; Information Security Oversight Office (ISOO)

Direct to Full Text Report
69 pages; PDF. 

See Also: In-Depth Analysis from Steven Aftergood at Secrecy News

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