NATIONAL INDUSTRIAL SECURITY PROGRAM OPERATING MANUAL (CANCELLING DODD 5220.22-S)
|Publication Date:||28 February 2006|
The NISP applies to all Executive Branch Departments and Agencies and to all cleared contractor facilities located within the United States and its territories.
This Manual applies to and shall be used by contractors to safeguard classified information released during all phases of the contracting, licensing, and grant process, including bidding, negotiation, award, performance, and termination. It also applies to classified information not released under a contract, license, certificate or grant, and to foreign government information furnished to contractors that requires protection in the interest of national security. This Manual implements applicable Federal Statutes, E.O.s, National Directives, international treaties, and certain government-to-govern
Implementation of changes to this Manual by contractors shall be effected no later than 6 months from the date of the published change.
This Manual does not contain protection requirements for Special Nuclear Material.
This Manual is issued in accordance with the National Industrial Security Program (NISP). It prescribes the requirements, restrictions, and other safeguards to prevent unauthorized disclosure of classified information. The Manual controls the authorized disclosure of classified information released by U.S. Government Executive Branch Departments and Agencies to their contractors. It also prescribes the procedures, requirements, restrictions, and other safeguards to protect special classes of classified information, including Restricted Data (RD), Formerly Restricted Data (FRD), intelligence sources and methods information, Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI), and Special Access Program (SAP) information. These procedures are applicable to licensees, grantees, and certificate holders to the extent legally and practically possible within the constraints of applicable law and the Code of Federal Regulations.