Access to U.S. Classified Cryptographic Information
|Publication Date:||16 February 2018|
In accordance with the authority in DoD Directive 5143.01, and pursuant to Committee on National Security Systems Policy No. 3, this issuance establishes policy and assigns responsibilities to govern granting access to U.S. classified cryptographic information that is owned, controlled, and produced by or for the DoD.
a. Applies to:
(1) OSD, the Military Departments, the Office of 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 within the DoD (referred to collectively in this issuance as the "DoD Components").
(2) All Service members and civilian employees of the DoD, and, consistent with DoD 5220.22-M, all DoD-cleared contractors, who pursuant to the terms and conditions of the applicable contract or agreement have access to U.S. classified cryptographic information, and whose duties require continuing access to that information, including, but not limited to, those who are assigned:
(a) As cryptographic material Communications Security Account Managers and Key Management Infrastructure Operational Account Managers, or their alternates or equivalents;
(b) As cryptographic key or logic producers or developers;
(c) As cryptographic maintenance, engineering, or installation technicians;
(d) To supply points where cryptographic keying materials are generated or stored, and to those having access to such materials;
(e) To secure telecommunications facilities located on the ground, on board ship, or on communications support aircraft and whose duties require keying of cryptographic equipment;
(f) To prepare, authenticate, or decode nuclear control orders (valid or exercise); or
(g) To any other responsibility requiring or enabling access to classified cryptographic media.
b. Does not apply to:
(1) Individuals whose duties are to operate, but not to key or maintain, systems using cryptographic equipment; and
(2) Controlled cryptographic items as defined in Committee on National Security Systems Instruction (CNSSI) No. 4001.
c. Does not alter any existing authorities of the Director of National Intelligence, including under Executive Order 12333.