PS-6(2): Classified Information Requiring Special Protection

Control Family:

Personnel Security

CSF v1.1 References:


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Control Statement

The organization ensures that access to classified information requiring special protection is granted only to individuals who:

  1. Have a valid access authorization that is demonstrated by assigned official government duties;
  2. Satisfy associated personnel security criteria; and
  3. Have read, understood, and signed a nondisclosure agreement.

Supplemental Guidance

Classified information requiring special protection includes, for example, collateral information, Special Access Program (SAP) information, and Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI). Personnel security criteria reflect applicable federal laws, Executive Orders, directives, regulations, policies, standards, and guidance.