Managing the Lifecycle of National Security Information

Managing the Lifecycle of National Security Information is a one-day class designed to improve the management of classified records in the intelligence, law enforcement and defense communities by integrating records management, information security and declassification concepts. The intended audience is anyone who handles classified records in agencies within the civilian Executive Branch, the Intelligence Community and the Department of Defense.

The next offering is Tuesday, February 18, 2014 in Washington DC at Archives I and Tuesday, September 16, 2014 in College Park at Archives II.

Course Objectives

  • Explain the role of NARA in managing records and safeguarding National Security Information
  • Identify the roles and responsibilities of Records Management and Classification Management personnel at every point throughout the record lifecycle
  • Apply the rules and mandates that govern the management and safeguarding of National Security Information and records
  • Define the additional requirements that pertain to National Security Information for each stage of the record lifecycle

This class is restricted to persons who have an active Secret or higher security clearance. Before your registration can be confirmed, NARA must receive documentation from your agency’s security office indicating you have a clearance. To do this, request that your agency’s security officer send a fax on your agency’s letterhead to NARA: 301-837-0346. Please note that some agency security offices may require two weeks advance notice to provide this confirmation.  Address security clearance questions to:

Length: 1 day Cost: $150

To register for this course, please visit our Learning Management System.