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COI Resources Topic: Dealing with Classified or Proprietary Information

Audio: Bob Roach on What You Need to Know about Classified, Proprietary, and Other Information

March 18, 2016

Bob Roach, Counsel and Chief Investigator of the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, gives tips and best practices about unclassified information and Congress’s role and abilities in conducting oversight. (Running time: 14:54)

Audio: Joe Kirschbaum on What You Need to Know about Classified, Proprietary, and Other Information

March 18, 2016

Joe Kirschbaum, Director of Defense Capabilities and Management at the Government Accountability Office, gives tips and best practices about handling classified information, clearances, and Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI). (Running time: 10:35)

Audio: Justin Rood on What You Need to Know about Classified, Proprietary, and Other Information

March 18, 2016

Justin Rood, former director of investigations on Homeland Security matters, Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee; and former senior investigator on the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations, Minority Staff, gives pragmatic tips and advice about gaining access to “sensitive” documents in the course of an investigation. (Running time: 7:47)