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National Industrial Security Program

The National Industrial Security Program, or NISP, is the nominal authority (in the United States) for managing the needs of private industry to access classified information.
The NISP was established in 1993 by Executive Order 12829.[1] The National Security Council nominally sets policy for the NISP, while the Director of the Information Security Oversight Office is nominally the authority for implementation. Under the ISOO, the Secretary of Defense is nominally the Executive Agent, but the NISP recognizes four different Cognizant Security Agencies, all of which have equal authority: the Department of Defense, the Department of Energy, the Central Intelligence Agency, and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

NISP Operating Manual (DoD 5220.22-M)

A major component of the NISP is the NISP Operating Manual, also called NISPOM, or DoD 5220.22-M.[3] The NISPOM establishes the standard procedures and requirements for all government contractors, with regards to classified information. As of 2016, the current NISPOM edition is dated 28 Feb 2006.

To review the current NISPOM visit the link below.

NISP Operating Manual (DoD 5220.22-M)



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