Tag Archives: controlled unclassified information

Report: GSA’s Proposed Rule to Require Compliance With NIST’s Federal Data Protection Framework

The General Services Administration has introduced a proposed rule that would direct civilian contractors to comply with a National Institute of Standards and Technology framework that aims to protect controlled unclassified information in nonfederal data systems, Federal News Radio reported Monday. GSA will seek public comments on the proposed rule …

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Professional Services Council Seeks Changes to Proposed DoD Technical Data Rule

The Professional Services Council has suggested modifications on a proposed Defense Department rule to control disclosure of unclassified technical data to the public in order to address potential overlap or clashes with existing rules as well as unintended consequences. Alan Chvotkin, a PSC executive vice president, said in the council’s comments submitted Tuesday to the …

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Mark Bradley Named NARA Info Security Oversight Office Director

Mark Bradley, director of the Freedom of Information Act declassification and pre-publication review at the Justice Department, has been appointed director of the National Archives and Records Administration‘s information security oversight office. He will transition to his new role on Dec. 27 and will lead the office that oversees the governmentwide security classification system …

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NIST Issues Final Guidance on CUI Protection in Nonfederal Systems

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has finalized its guidance on how to implement measures to protect sensitive federal information in the hands of government contractors. NIST said Friday it worked with the National Archives and Records Administration to develop the “Protecting Controlled Unclassified Information in Nonfederal Information Systems and Organizations” (NIST Special …

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NIST Seeks Comments on Final Draft of Federal Info Protection Guidelines

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has released the final draft of its guidance document on protecting controlled unclassified federal information residing in nonfederal systems based on feedback to the initial November 2014 draft. NIST said Friday it is seeking further public comments on the “Protecting Controlled Unclassified Information in Nonfederal Information …

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DoD Unveils Military Commercial Cloud Strategy

The Defense Department has released a report on its planned approaches to ensure information security as the Pentagon pushes increase adoption of commercial cloud for military systems, Federal News Radio reported Monday. Jason Miller writes that the “DoD Cloud Way Forward” guidance includes modified and separate requirements for non-national security systems, new impact levels, a …

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NIST, NARA Publish Standards on Sensitive Federal Data Mgmt

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has partnered with the National Archives and Records Administration to develop proposed standards for data security at government contracting companies, FCW reported Wednesday. Mark Rockwell and Troy Schneider write that Draft Special Publication 800-171 covers controlled but unclassified federal information stored at nonfederal information systems. The report said government …

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