Department of the Army Information Security Program
o Emphasizes the responsibilities of Headquarters Department of the Army, the Commander, the Command Security Manager, the Supervisor, and the Individual (chap 1).
o Updates information relating to Restricted Data, Formerly Restricted Data, Sensitive Compartmented Information, Communications Security Information, and Special Access Program Information (chap 1).
o Expands and clarifies exceptional situations and waivers (chap 1).
o Specifies the process for applying original classification (chap 2).
o Removes the declassification statement Originating Officials Determination Required or “OADR” (para 2-11).
o Changes the distribution process for security classification guides (para 2-18).
o Outlines the procedures for challenges to classification (para 2-22).
o Updates information regarding the Army Declassification Program (chap 3).
o Updates information relating to the deadline for automatic declassification, adding an additional 18 months (para 3-5).
o Gives clearer information in regards to destruction, declassification, purging, and clearing (chap 3).
o Replaces the statement “US ONLY” with “NOFORN” (para 4-6).
o Updates Warning Notices for printed documents and those on Automated Information Systems (para 4-12).
o Lists the obsolete restrictions and control markings (para 4-13).
o Outlines the requirements relating to For Official Use Only (FOUO) information (chap 5).
o Replaces the statement “Limited Official Use” with “Sensitive But Unclassified” (para 5-7).
o Outlines the requirements relating to Drug Enforcement Administration Sensitive Information (chap 5).
o Outlines the requirements relating to Department of Defense Unclassified Controlled Nuclear Information (chap 5).
o Outlines the requirements relating to sensitive information and the Computer Security Act of 1987 (chap 5).
o Outlines the requirements relating to distribution statements on scientific and technical documents (para 5-24).
o Outlines the requirements regarding the SF 312 (Classified Information Nondisclosure Agreement (NDA) (chap 6).
o Explains the requirements to access Department of the Army classified information by individuals or agencies outside the Executive Branch (para 6-8).
o Adds guidance to the use of speakerphones (para 6-14).
o Updates guidance on classified meetings, conferences, and acquisition meetings (para 6-18).
o Removes the requirement for the Entry/Exit Inspection Program and the TwoPerson Integrity Program (para 6-36).
o Updates the federal specifications for locks (para 7-4).
o Updates procedures for handcarrying of classified material (chap 8).
o Outlines requirements for transportation plans (para 8-7).
o Emphasizes annual refresher training requirements for the security education program (para 9-7).
o Rescinds DA Form 2134 (Security Violation(s) Report) (para 10-3).
o Updates security controls on dissemination and marking of warning notices on intelligence information to include the latest version of Director of Central Intelligence Directive 1/7 (app D).
o Addresses security procedures for documents created for and on automated information systems and Internet web-based display (app E).
o Updates the Management Control Evaluation Checklist (app F, section I).
o Lists and describes the modern army recordkeeping system file numbers associated with this Regulation (app F, section II).
o Updates information of Special Access Programs (app I).
o Updates the abbreviations and terminology lists (glossary).