administrative control, safety, and protection for the
limited or exclusion areas. These areas require
personnel identification and control systems to limit
admittance to those people having bona fide need for
access to the area
from gaining access to it. The security requirements
must allow work to be accomplished while providing
adequate security. In the Navy, the commanding officer
is directly responsible for safeguarding all classified
information within his command. He is also responsible
to ensure that classified material is stored properly when
not actually in use.
person, it must be guarded or stored in a locked security
combination lock as approved by the General Services
Administration (GSA) or a class A vault that meets the
standards established by the Director of Naval
Intelligence. An alarm-protected area may be used to
protect Top Secret material when the responsible local
official decides that an alarm system provides protection
equal to, or better than, the safe, steel file, or vault. The
alarm-protected area provides a physical barrier that
prevents removal of the material and prevents the
material from being viewed by unauthorized personnel
B vault, a vault type of room, or a secure storage room
that has been approved according to the standards
prescribed by the Director of Naval Intelligence.
to store classified materials because they increase the
risk of theft. Only classified materials are to be placed
in containers designated for storage of classified
symbols are located in an obvious location on the
outside of the container. Each container must also meet
the security requirements for the highest classification
of material stored in the container. However, this
designation is not marked externally on the container.
officer, communications officer, or other person(s)
designated by the commanding officer. Combinations
for containers with noncryptographic material will be
changed under any of the following conditions:
discovered unlocked and unattended
numerical series, and personal data (such as birthdays
and serial numbers) must not be used. The same
combination cannot be used for more than one container.
classified material stored in the container.
combination 50-25-50. Combination padlocks must be
reset to 10-20-30.
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