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{{Quote|[t]he ability and opportunity to obtain knowledge of [[classified information]]. Persons have [[access]] to [[classified information]] if they are permitted to gain knowledge of the [[information]] or if they are in a place where they would be expected to gain such knowledge. Persons do not have [[access]] to [[classified information]] by being in a place where [[classified information]] is kept if [[security measures]] prevent them from gaining knowledge of the [[information]].<ref>U.S. [[Department of Defense]], Joint Pub. 1–02: DOD Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms (Nov. 8, 2010, as amended through May 15, 2011) ([http://www.fas.org/irp/doddir/dod/jp1_02.pdf full-text]).</ref>}}
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{{Quote|[t]he ability and opportunity to obtain knowledge of [[classified information]]. Persons have [[access]] to [[classified information]] if they are permitted to gain knowledge of the [[information]] or if they are in a place where they would be expected to gain such knowledge. Persons do not have [[access]] to [[classified information]] by being in a place where [[classified information]] is kept if [[security measures]] prevent them from gaining knowledge of the [[information]].<ref>[[Department of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms]].</ref>}}
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== Overview ==
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As stated in [[Executive Order 13526]], a person may have [[access]] to [[classified information]] provided that:
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* A favorable determination of eligibility for [[access]] has been made by an agency head or the agency head's designee (i.e., the person has been granted an appropriate [[security clearance]]);
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* The person has signed an approved [[non-disclosure agreement]]; and
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* The person has a [[need-to-know]] the [[information]].
   
 
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* "Overview" section: [[U.S. National Intelligence: An Overview 2011]], at 62.
 
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Latest revision as of 00:23, 18 July 2016

Definition[]

Access to classified information is

[t]he ability and opportunity to obtain knowledge of classified information. Persons have access to classified information if they are permitted to gain knowledge of the information or if they are in a place where they would be expected to gain such knowledge. Persons do not have access to classified information by being in a place where classified information is kept if security measures prevent them from gaining knowledge of the information.[1]

Overview[]

As stated in Executive Order 13526, a person may have access to classified information provided that:

References[]

Source[]