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This link will help Defense Contractors with administrative requirements
Chances are, if you are a cleared defense contractor, your Cognizant Security Office is the Defense Security Service (DSS). The following documents are available from the DSS website as linked from here. You can download a copy of the NISPOM or you can buy a paperback NISPOM from Red Bike Publishing.
A technology control plan will help you protect technical data from unauthorized export. Remember, you control the information and who see it. The form links to the DSS website. You can copy it, paste it to a word document and fill in the blanks.
This product has been updated to reflect changes in the marking procedures that resulted from the issuance of ExecutiveOrder 13526 on December 29, 2009, and 32 CFR Parts 2001 and 2003 on June 25, 2010.
Classified National Security Information
On December 29, 2009, the White House released a new Executive Order 13526, entitled “Classified National Security Information.” This order is effective 180 days from the date of the order, except for sections 1.7, 3.3, and 3.7, which are effective immediately.
On August 18, 2010, the White House released a new Executive Order 13549, entitled “Classified National Security Information Program for State, Local, Tribal, and Private Sector Entities.”
Executive Order 12829, as amended establishes a National Industrial Security Program to safeguard Federal Government classified information that is released to contractors, licensees, and grantees of the United States Government.
National Industrial Security Program (NISP) implementing order safeguards Federal Government classified information that is released to contractors, licensees, and grantees of the United States Government.
National Industrial Security Program Directive No. 1 On April 16, 2010, The Information Security Oversight Office (ISOO), National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), amended the National Industrial Security Program Directive No. 1 . This amendment provides guidance to agencies on release of certain classified information (referred to as “proscribed information”) to contractors that are owned or under the control of a foreign interest and have had the foreign ownership or control mitigated by an arrangement known as an Special Security Agreement (SSA).
Other Standard Security Forms
These standard security forms are used in administering the security classification programs in Government. Industry members should contact their contracting agency for information on how to obtain these forms. The majority of these items are available through the General Services Administration’s (GSA) Federal Supply System. Some of the forms are available online at the GSA web site or can be obtained by calling 1(800) 525-8027.
SF-312 Classified Information Nondisclosure Agreement
The SF-312 is a contractual agreement between the U.S. Government and a cleared employee that must be executed as a condition of access to classified information. By signing the SF-312, the cleared employee agrees never to disclose classified information to an unauthorized person.
SF-700 Security Container Information
The SF-700 is a form that contains vital information about the security container in which it is located. This information includes location, container number, lock serial number, and contact information if the container is found open and unattended.
Standard Form 701, Activity Security Checklist
The SF-701 is a checklist that is filled out at the end of each day to insure that classified materials are secured properly and allows for employee accountability in the event that irregularities are discovered.
Standard Form 702, Security Container Check Sheet
The SF-702 provides a record of the names and times that persons have opened, closed and checked a particular container that holds classified information.
The following three cover sheets are placed on top of documents to clearly identify the classification level of the document and protect classified information from inadvertent disclosure.
SF-703 Top Secret Cover Sheet
SF-704 Secret Cover Sheet
SF-705 Confidential Cover Sheet
The following labels are placed on various forms of U.S. Government property (i.e. CDs, diskettes, computers, etc.) to clearly identify the classification level of the information located in or on that property.
SF-706 Top Secret Label
SF-707 Secret Label
SF-708 Confidential Label
SF-709 Classified Label
SF-710 Unclassified Label