Policy SecEA

Security Executive Agent:  Policy


Security Executive Agent Authorities and Responsibilities (SEAD-1) (PDF) This Directive consolidates and summarizes the authorities and responsibilities assigned to the Director of National Intelligence (DNI) in the role as the Security Executive Agent (SecEA) responsible for the development, implementation, and oversight of effective, efficient, and uniform policies and procedures governing the conduct of investigations and adjudications for eligibility for access to classified information or eligibility to hold a sensitive position.


Security Executive Agent Directive-2 (SEAD-2) (PDF) Use of polygraph in support of personnel security determinations for initial or continued eligibility for access to classified information or elitibility to hold a sensitve position


Security Executive Agent Directive-3 (SEAD-3) (PDF) Reporting Requirements


Security Executive Agent Directive-4 (SEAD-4) (PDF) National Adjuicative Guidelines


Security Executive Agent Directive-5 (SEAD-5) (PDF) Collection, use, and retention of publicly available social media information in personnel security background investigations and adjudications


Security Executive Agent Directive-6 (SEAD-6) (PDF) Continuous Evaluation


Security Executive Agent Directive-7 (SEAD-7) (PDF) Reciprocity of Background Investigations and National Security Adjudications


Security Executive Agent Directive-8 (SEAD-8) New May 2020 (PDF) Temporary Eligibility


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