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DoD 5220.22-M


February 2006

NISPOM Hyper-Link and Color-Code Guide

All hyper-links that take you to a specific reference have a corresponding link that will return you to the original text. • Summary of Major NISPOM Changes The Summary of Major NISPOM Changes table of content is color-coded aqua in the bookmark section. All aqua hyper-link boxes NISPOM Changes document. • link to references in the Summary of Major

Industrial Security Letters Current Industrial Security Letters have been added to the NISPOM document. All Blue hyper-link boxes Industrial Security Letters. link to references in the

NISPOM Text Chapters in the NISPOM table of content are color-coded rust in the bookmark section. • Sections, paragraphs, sub-paragraphs, etc., are further broken down into different colors within each chapter. All rust colored hyper-link boxes located within the NISPOM text (Chapters 1 through 11) will link to other section(s) within the NISPOM text that are being referenced. • If you click on a rust colored hyper-link box, you will be taken to that reference within the actual NISPOM text. • The rust colored hyper-link button located next to that reference will take you back to the original portion of the NISPOM text.

Dianne Walton, CISSP,ISP
Facility Security Officer Northrop Grumman Space & Mission Systems Network Communications Division 2721 Discovery Drive, Suite # 100 Orlando, Florida 32826 Phone: 321-235-3910

February 2006

February 28, 2006


As required by Executive Order 12829 and under the authority of DoD Directive 5220.22, “National Industrial Security Program (NISP),” September 27, 2004, this Manual reissues DoD 5220.22-M, “National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM),” January 1995 (hereby canceled). It provides baseline standards for the protection of classified information released or disclosed to industry in connection with classified contracts under the NISP. This Manual cancels DoD 5220.22-S, “COMSEC Supplement to the Industrial Security Manual for Safeguarding Classified Information,” March 1988. Users of the NISPOM are encouraged to submit recommended changes through their Cognizant Security Agency to the designated representative of the Secretary of Defense in his capacity as the Executive Agent for the NISP pursuant to Presidential guidance at the following address: Department of Defense Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence ATTN: OUSD(I)/ODUSD(CI&S), Room 3A666 5000 Defense Pentagon Washington, D.C. 20301-5000

Summary of Major NISPOM Changes
General The term “contractor” used throughout the NISPOM means a cleared contractor; i.e., a contractor that has been granted a facility clearance (FCL). The term “company” is used for those contractors that are not cleared or not yet granted an FCL. The term “personnel” is used in place of “employees” to recognize that subcontractors fill many roles traditionally handled by company employees. The use of a CSA-designated database; i.e., JPAS; for maintaining records of eligibility and access to classified information is incorporated throughout. The Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004 established the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (DNI) and changed the roles and responsibilities of the Director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). The NISPOM has been changed to acknowledge that intelligence information is under the jurisdiction and control of the DNI, who establishes security policy for the protection of intelligence information, sources, methods, and analytical processes. The CIA is still designated as the CSA per Executive Order (EO) 12829 and the NISP Implementing Directive. DoD publication policy requires certain...
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