OMB Issues Memorandum on Safeguarding Classified Information

OMB  Memorandum M-11-08 transmitted a memorandum to agency heads from the Director of the Information Security Oversight Office and the National Counterintelligence Executive explaining that, in coordination with OMB, they will “evaluate and assist agencies to comply with the assessment requirement and provide assistance to agency assessment teams. Their support will include periodic on-site reviews of agency compliance where appropriate.”

The memo calls for agency teams to complete their internal assessments by January 28, 2011.

The agency self-assessment items are drawn fron FISMA, various Executive Orders and other relevant laws.

The OMB Memorandum (with attachments) is attached below.



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