"We're in the process of creating the capability to be able to do what I would call 'sensitive unclassified
Despite its narrow title, the rule remains expansive in scope and prescriptive in application, mandating specific data security controls for sensitive unclassified
information throughout the DoD supply chain.
Specifically, there was a risk that unclassified network users would no longer receive cyber security training and that the laboratory would not be able to ensure that data containing sensitive unclassified
information would be properly sanitized or destroyed.
The bottom line is that even though we are anxious to comply with the DoD Memo, Encyption of Sensitive Unclassified
Data at Rest on Mobile Computing Devices and Removable Storage of July , 007, as of press time, DoD users are not authorized to purchase DAR software because service-specific guidance has not been issued.
Such data would be added to a special category of sensitive unclassified
information, termed safeguards information (SGI), that would be protected from unauthorized disclosure.
These include efforts to restrict the activities of foreign nationals, limit information already in the public domain, expand the use of "sensitive unclassified
information," broaden enforcement of "deemed exports," and impose new restrictions on fundamental research.
Under the Computer Security Act of 1987, NBS was designated as responsible for developing technical, management, physical security, and administrative standards and guidelines for the cost-effective security and privacy of sensitive unclassified
information processed in Federal computers.
As far back as 1987, the GAO was complaining that the Energy Department, unlike the Defense Department, did not have a FOIA exemption "for some of its comparably sensitive unclassified
information," and didn't seem much interested in getting one.
The provision of this lot # 2 gives access to sensitive unclassified
DoD Memo July 3, 2007, Encryption of Sensitive Unclassified
Data at Rest (DAR) on Mobile Computing Devices and Removable Storage Media Used Within the DoD.
: The provision gives access to sensitive unclassified
Personal computers may be used for ad hoc teleworking on limited amounts of sensitive unclassified
material, as long as it is deleted once no longer required.