Information Security Job Aids
The Information Security (INFOSEC) Program establishes policies, procedures, and requirements to protect classified and controlled unclassified information (CUI) that, if disclosed, could cause damage to national security.
May 2017, 41 pages. This job aid provides the requirements and methods for marking classified documents and other classified materials. It address general marking requirements, marking originally classified information, marking derivatively classified information, marking special types of documents and materials, changes in markings, marking foreign government information, and marking Atomic Energy information.
Guide to Information Security
March 2015, 10 pages. This job aid provides simple and direct information, guidance, and procedures for protecting classified information at one's organization. The target audience includes cleared DoD and contractor personnel who may not be security professionals but may be assigned security-related duties at their organization.
December 2014, 17 pages. The CDSE has provided this training document that derivative classifiers are required to have training once every two years on the proper application of the derivative classification principles of the order with an emphasis on avoiding over-classification. It is designed for wide dissemination as a hand-out for use by security managers and derivative classifiers. This job aid also provides an overview of the approved security classification documents that assist in analyzing and evaluating information for identification of elements that require classification.
of Classified Information Within and Outside of the Executive Branch
December 2014. Trifold brochure. Dissemination of Classified Information Within and Outside of the Executive Branch.
TO - A Quick Reference Guide to Two Dissemination Controls
July 2014. Trifold brochure. NOFORN/REL TO - A Quick Reference Guide to Two Dissemination Controls.
Step Plan of Action for Writing Classification Guides
June 2014, 11 pages. The purpose of this job aid is to provide examples and scenarios associated with guidance found in DoD Manual 5200.45, "Instructions for Developing Security Classification Guides." The job aid describes processes and decisions an Original Classification Authority (OCA) must complete when creating a Security Classification Guide (SCG).
Classification Authority Desktop Reference
July 2012, 13 pages. This guide outlines the steps in the original classification process that Original Classification Authorities (OCAs) must adhere to when determining classification decisions.