DOD watchdog finds oversight lacking on 'controlled unclassified' info restrictions

By Tony Bertuca / June 2, 2023 at 1:28 PM
The Defense Department inspector general has found the Pentagon does not "effectively oversee" officials who mark government documents as "controlled unclassified information," potentially restricting transparency without an appropriate rationale. “The use of improper or inconsistent CUI markings and the lack of training can increase the risk of the unauthorized disclosure of CUI or unnecessarily restrict the dissemination of information and create obstacles to authorized information sharing,” the IG states in a new audit report . Further, “CUI marking or using...

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