Unauthorized Disclosure of Sensitive Information

  1. Security:  The disclosure to any unauthorized recipient of information that is sensitive to U.S. National Security interests and that has been marked as Classified.
  2. Export1:  The unauthorized disclosure or export to foreign nationals2, or their representatives, of information deemed to be sensitive to U.S. National Security or economic interests by the U.S. Departments of State or Commerce.
  3. Proprietary:  The unauthorized disclosure of any information that has been marked as “Proprietary” or “Confidential”, or similarly labeled.

1 Exports can be disclosed via the following actions: fax; telephone discussions; e-mail communications; computer data; face-to-face discussions; training sessions; and/or tours which involve visual inspections

2 A foreign national is any person who is NOT a: U.S. Citizen or National; U.S. Lawful Permanent Resident; Person Granted Asylum; Person Granted Refugee Status; or Temporary Resident.