5 May, 2016
Security Executive Agent Directive 5: Collection, Use, and Retention of Publicly Available Social Media Information in Personnel Security Investigations and Adjudications, (Version: 5.4 - 05 May 2016) (Effective: 12 May 2016)
United States. Office of the Director of National Intelligence
"This Security Executive Agent (SecEA) Directive addresses the collection and use of publicly available social media information during the conduct of personnel security background investigations and adjudications for determining initial or continued eligibility for access to classified national security information or eligibility to hold a sensitive position and the retention of such information. Nothing in this Directive prohibits agencies from conducting other legally permissible investigations or inquiries."
  • URL
  • Publisher
    United States. Office of the Director of National Intelligence
  • Report Number
    Security Executive Agent Directive 5; Version 5.4
  • Date
    5 May, 2016
  • Copyright
    Public Domain
  • Retrieved From
    Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC): www.dtic.mil/dtic/
  • Format
  • Media Type
  • Source
    Federation of American Scientists: www.fas.org/
  • Subjects
    Intelligence/Intelligence policy
    Management and economics/Human resource management
  • Resource Group
    Instructions and directives (agency/department)
  • Series
    ODNI: Security Executive Agent Directive

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