[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 133 (Wednesday, July 11, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 40863-40864]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-16872]



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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Office of the Secretary

[Docket ID: DOD-2012-OS-0085]


Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records

AGENCY: National Reconnaissance Office, DoD.

ACTION: Notice to Add a New System of Records.

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SUMMARY: The National Reconnaissance Office proposes to add a new 
system of records in its inventory of record systems subject to the 
Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended. The blanket (k)(1) 
exemption applies to this systems of records to accurately describe the 
basis for exempting disclosure of classified information that is or may 
be contained in the records.

DATES: This proposed action will be effective on August 10, 2012 unless 
comments are received which result in a contrary determination.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by docket number and 
title, by any of the following methods:
     Federal Rulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
     Mail: Federal Docket Management System Office, 4800 Mark 
Center Drive, East Tower, 2nd Floor, Suite 02G09, Alexandria, VA 22350-
3100.
    Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency name 
and docket number for this Federal Register document. The general 
policy for comments and other submissions from members of the public is 
to make these submissions available for public viewing on the Internet 
at http://www.regulations.gov as they are received without change, 
including any personal identifiers or contact information.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Chief, Privacy and Information 
Sharing, National Reconnaissance Office (NRO), 14675 Lee Road, 
Chantilly, VA 20151-1715 or (703) 808-0414.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The National Reconnaissance Office notices 
for systems of records subject to the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 
552a), as amended, have been published in the Federal Register and are 
available from the address in FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. The 
proposed system report, as required by 5 U.S.C. 552a(r) of the Privacy 
Act of 1974, as amended, was submitted on June 27, 2012, to the House 
Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, the Senate Committee on 
Governmental Affairs, and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) 
pursuant to paragraph 4c of Appendix I to OMB Circular No. A-130, 
``Federal Agency Responsibilities for Maintaining Records About 
Individuals,'' dated February 8, 1996 (February 20, 1996, 61 FR 6427).

    Dated: July 5, 2012.
Aaron Siegel,
Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.
QNRO-31

System name:
    Software Security Risk Evaluations.

System location:
    National Reconnaissance Office (NRO), 14675 Lee Road, Chantilly, VA 
20151-1715.

Categories of individuals covered by the system:
    Software developers that support products that NRO is considering 
purchasing or leasing.

Categories of records in the system:
    Individual's name; company name; registered business telephone 
number and address (which for small businesses may also be an 
individual's residential telephone number and address); additional 
information relevant to conducting a software risk evaluation, such as 
the company an individual works for or other software products the 
individual has developed.

Authority for maintenance of the system:
    National Security Act of 1947, as amended; 5 U.S.C. 301, 
Departmental Regulations; E.O. 12333, as amended; DoD 5200.1-M, 
Acquisition Systems Protection Program; DoD 5240.1-R, Procedures 
Governing the Activities of DoD Intelligence Components That Affect 
United States Persons; DoDD 5200.27, Acquisition of Information 
Concerning Persons and Organizations not Affiliated with the Department 
of Defense; DoDD 5240.2, DoD Counterintelligence (CI); DoDI 5240.8, 
Security Classification Guide for Information Concerning the DoD 
Counterintelligence Program.

Purpose(s):
    The Software Security Risk Evaluations (SSRE) system is used to 
evaluate potential security risks or counterintelligence threats 
associated with purchasing or using software products.

Routine uses of records maintained in the system, including categories 
of users and the purposes of such uses:
    In addition to those disclosures generally permitted under 5 U.S.C. 
552a(b) of the Privacy Act of 1974, these records contained therein may 
specifically be disclosed outside the NRO as a routine use pursuant to 
5 U.S.C. 552a(b)(3) as follows:
    The DoD Blanket Routines Uses published at the beginning of the NRO 
compilation of systems of records notices apply to this system.

Policies and practices for storing, retrieving, accessing, retaining, 
and disposing of records in the system:
Storage:
    Records are maintained in paper files and on electronic storage 
media.

Retrievability:
    Records are retrieved by the individual's name.

Safeguards:
    Records are maintained in a controlled facility. Physical entry is 
restricted by use of locks, guards, badges, and is accessible only to 
authorized personnel. Access to records is limited to persons 
responsible for servicing the record in performance of official duties 
and who are properly screened and cleared for need-to-know. Access to 
computerized data is restricted by passwords, which are changed 
periodically.

Retention and disposal:
    Records are destroyed when superseded, obsolete, or no longer 
needed. Records are destroyed by erasing or shredding.

System manager(s) and address:
    National Reconnaissance Office, ATTN: Chief, Counter Intelligence 
Operations, Office of Security and Counter Intelligence, 14675 Lee 
Road, Chantilly, VA 20151-1715.

Notification procedure:
    Individuals seeking to determine whether information about 
themselves is contained in this system of records should address 
written inquiries to the National Reconnaissance Office, Information 
Access and Release Center, 14675 Lee Road, Chantilly, VA 20151-1715.
    Request should contain full name, current address, telephone 
number, date and place of birth, and other such personal information 
necessary to locate the record sought. While the Social Security Number 
(SSN) is not required, providing it will expedite the authentication of 
the requestor's identity and clearance level.
    In addition, the requester must provide a notarized statement or an 
unsworn declaration in accordance with 28 U.S.C. 1746, in the following 
format:

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    If executed outside the United States: I declare (or certify, 
verify, or state) under penalty of perjury under the laws of the United 
States of America that the foregoing is true and correct. Executed on 
(date). (Signature).
    If executed within the United States, its territories, possessions, 
or commonwealths: I declare (or certify, verify, or state) under 
penalty of perjury that the foregoing is true and correct. Executed on 
(date). (Signature).

Record access procedures:
    Individuals seeking access to information about themselves 
contained in this system should address written inquiries to the 
National Reconnaissance Office, Information Access and Release Center, 
14675 Lee Road, Chantilly, VA 20151-1715.
    Request should include full name, current address, telephone 
number, date place of birth, and other such personal information 
necessary to locate the record sought. While the Social Security Number 
(SSN) is not required, providing it will expedite the authentication of 
the requestor's identity and clearance level.
    In addition, the requester must provide a notarized statement or an 
unsworn declaration in accordance with 28 U.S.C. 1746, in the following 
format:
    If executed outside the United States: I declare (or certify, 
verify, or state) under penalty of perjury under the laws of the United 
States of America that the foregoing is true and correct. Executed on 
(date). (Signature).
    If executed within the United States, its territories, possessions, 
or commonwealths: I declare (or certify, verify, or state) under 
penalty of perjury that the foregoing is true and correct. Executed on 
(date). (Signature).

Contesting record procedures:
    The NRO rules for accessing records, for contesting contents and 
appealing initial agency determinations are published in 32 CFR part 
326 or may be obtained from the Privacy Act Coordinator, National 
Reconnaissance Office, 14675 Lee Road, Chantilly, VA 20151-1715.

Record source categories:
    From available research tools.

Exemptions claimed for the system:
    An exemption rule for this system has been promulgated in 
accordance with requirements of 5 U.S.C. 553(b)(1), (2), and (3), and 
published in 32 CFR part 326. For additional information contact the 
system manager.

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