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Access to Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI)

Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) is information about certain intelligence sources and methods and can include information pertaining to sensitive collection systems, analytical processing, and targeting, or which is derived from it.

Access to SCI will only be granted to individuals who have a need-to-know, have been granted a Top Secret clearance by Personnel Security (PerSec), and are approved by the Department of Commerce’s Intelligence Community granting agency, and only upon completion of a separate Nondisclosure Agreement, the IC Form 4414.

A request for approval of SCI will be initiated by PerSec for an individual whose position requires access to SCI, after favorable adjudication of their background investigation and an NSI briefing from Information Security (InfoSec).