Guidance

Industry Security Notice (ISN)

A list of Industry Security Notices (ISNs) for defence personnel to highlight security changes or information.

Documents

Encryption of removable storage media holding MOD data

DART: risk balance case process

Encryption of removable storage media holding MOD data

Definition of MOD Identifiable Information

MOD implementation of cyber essentials scheme

Guidance on securing technology at OFFICIAL

Marking of MOD commercial information

Government Security Classification Scheme

Defence Trade Cooperation Treaty (DTCT)

Defence Trade Cooperation Treaty (DTCT): application form

Social networking

Personal data handling

Details

A Industry Security Notice (ISN) is an official document that tells people in industry about important instructions, guidance or other information relating to security.

Important notice

  • ‘ISN 2014/04 Farnborough International Air Show 2014: exhibition clearances’ has been removed
  • ‘ISN 2014/01: Government Security Classification Scheme’ updated April 2014
  • ‘ISN 2011/05 Defence & Security Equipment International (DSEi) 2011: exhibition clearances’ has been removed
  • ‘ISN 2011/02: incident report’ has been superseded by ‘2011/07: incident reporting’
  • ‘ISN 2011/03: Nato personnel security clearances’ has been superseded by ‘2014/03: Procedure for UK contractors to obtain Nato personnel security clearances’
Published 7 September 2010
Last updated 1 November 2018 + show all updates
  1. Added Ongoing personnel security requirements for defence contractors - Aftercare responsibilities.
  2. Updated Interpretation of US DFARS clauses in relation to CDI and cyber reporting.
  3. Added Interpretation of US DFARS Clauses in relation to CDI and Cyber Reporting (ISN 2018/04).
  4. Added Introduction of Verify to the Cyber Security Model and Risk Management Guidance.
  5. Added Encryption of removable storage media holding MOD data ISN.
  6. Added ISN 01/18 DART – Risk Balance Case Process.
  7. Added Release of UK OFFICIAL-SENSITIVE and equivalent third party classified material to foreign non-government recipients.
  8. Added Encryption of removable storage media holding MOD data.
  9. Added ISN 03/2017: Requirement to report security incidents affecting MOD material to the MOD
  10. Added Industry supplier guidance on DEFCON 658 (ISN 2017/06) that replaces an earlier version of the guide (ISN 2017/05).
  11. Added Industry supplier guidance on DEFCON 658 (flow-down) ISN 2017/05.
  12. Added industry supplier guidance on DEFCON 658 (cyber).
  13. Added ISN 2017/02 Defence industry WARP CANNEL state notification
  14. Added MOD ICT security accreditation and the defence assurance risk tool (DART).
  15. Updated: Definition of MOD Identifiable Information
  16. Added: Definition of MOD Identifiable Information
  17. Added ISN 2016/04 key email address changes for the Ministry of Defence
  18. Added new ISN 2016/03.
  19. Added new Industry security notice ISN 2016/02.
  20. Added ISN 2016/01.
  21. Added ISN 2015/05.
  22. Added new ISN 2015/04.
  23. Removed out of date notices.
  24. Added ISN 2015/03: Guidance on Security Technology at OFFICIAL.
  25. Added ISN 2015/02: Introduction of the electronic private venture security grading and exhibition clearance processes on SPIRE.
  26. Replaced ISN 2015-01 Marking of MOD Commercial Information with amended version.
  27. Added ISN 2015/01: Marking of MOD commercial information.
  28. Added new ISN 2014/06
  29. Added ISN 2014/05.
  30. Added ISN 2014/04: Farnborough International Air Show 2014: exhibition clearances
  31. Replaced Government Security Classification Scheme with the updated April 2014 file.
  32. Removed 2011/03 which was superseded by 2014/03. Added 2014/02 and 2014/03.
  33. Added ISN 2014/01: Government Security Classification Scheme
  34. First published.