What is CUI?

CUI Life Cycle

The CUI Life Cycle shows the path that sensitive unclassified information takes as it goes from creation through destruction or public release. Each step in the CUI journey has clearly defined requirements to ensure proper safeguarding.

Together with Side Channel and CUI experts, we have developed an easy to use, mobile friendly and cloud accessible CUI initial, annual, and refresher training for those required to follow US Federal or Department of Defense regulations, such as Executive Order 13556, Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC), DFARS Clause 52.204-7012, or 32 Code of Federal Regulations Part 2002.

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