Controlled Unclassified Information

  • 4 topics | 16m 1s
  • Up to 30 languages
  • Transcripts
As an employee of a private-sector federal contractor, you are required by law to control unclassified information – to protect that information from unauthorized users and to ensure the confidentiality and availability thereof to the right people. In this course, you'll learn how to identify the Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) your organization holds. You'll also learn with whom you can share CUI and how to mark CUI in documents. Finally, you'll learn how to safeguard CUI in the physical and electronic environment to prevent unauthorized access. This course was developed with subject matter support provided by The Potomac Law Group, PLLC. Please note, however, that the course materials and content are for informational purposes only and do not constitute legal advice and may or may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation or constitute a legal opinion with respect to compliance with statutes, regulations, or other legal authority. Transmission of the information is not intended to create, and receipt does not constitute, an attorney-client relationship. Readers should not act upon this information without seeking independent legal advice.


  • recognize the definition of CUI
  • identify how documents containing CUI should be marked
  • identify methods to safeguard CUI against unauthorized access
  • recognize how to share and protect CUI


  • Recognizing CUI
  • Marking CUI
  • Safeguarding CUI
  • Knowledge Check: Sharing and Protecting CUI