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Agencies can waive the requirement to re-mark legacy information with the new CUI markings while the CUI is in their control. The CUI Program does not require the agencies to re-mark unless reusing and sharing the information with others outside … Continue reading
Under the FOUO (For Official Use Only) system (and multiple other protection schemes), agencies are already spending money on protecting the same (or even a greater) range of unclassified information as identified in the CUI Registry. This includes marking, safeguarding … Continue reading
Employees that handle CUI in the course of doing agency business are not expected to go directly to and interpret the laws, Federal regulations, and Government-wide policies to determine what unclassified information is controlled, nor will they be responsible for … Continue reading
The CUI Registry is a listing of the categories/subcategories of CUI that are required (or permitted) to be protected by law, Federal regulation, and Government-wide policy. While the Registry was compiled through agency submissions, the entirety of those submissions were … Continue reading
Will the CUI Program cause an expansion of the use of Exemption 3 of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)?
The full implementation of CUI is unlikely to cause an expansion of the use of Exemption 3 statutes by agencies, and in fact is more likely to produce the opposite effect by prohibiting agencies from marking and controlling information unless … Continue reading