National Industrial Security Program (NISP)
|Publication Date:||1 May 2018|
PURPOSE. This Instruction
a. Reissues DoD Directive (DoDD) 5220.22 (Reference (a)) as a DoD Instruction in accordance with the authority in DoDD 5143.01 (Reference (b)).
b. Establishes policy and assigns responsibilities for administration of the NISP in accordance with Executive Orders 10865 and 12829 (References (c) and (d)) to ensure that classified information disclosed to industry is properly safeguarded.
APPLICABILITY. This Instruction:
a. Applies to OSD, the Military Departments, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Joint Staff, the Combatant Commands, the Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Defense, the Defense Agencies, the DoD Field Activities, and all other organizational entities in the DoD (hereafter referred to collectively as the "DoD Components").
b. Does not apply to the standards and criteria for determining security eligibility for contractor personnel requiring access to classified information, which are governed by DoDD 5220.6 (Reference (e)).