National Security Directives

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National Security Directives

Memoranda issued by the president of the United States indicating how he/she intends to interpret and implement the law as it relates to national security. National security directives are approved by the National Security Council before they take effect. While they are not legislative, they have the force of law.
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Lincoln continued his use of presidential directives throughout the war.
Security mandates including the Homeland Security Presidential Directive 12 impose strict demands on the security practices at government organizations and are now requiring agencies to increase security without compromising employee productivity," said Richard Bowers, Director, Public Sector Sales, of Imprivata.
The recently issued presidential directive mandates a new level of interagency cooperation and interoperability to enhance the terrorist screening process and, at the same time, specifies the use of a layered approach to identification utilizing biometric, biographic, and related contextual data.
Directly challenging the authenticity of a major presidential directive, Alexander Lebed, the blunt, determined Russian national security adviser said Tuesday that he did not believe President Boris N.
The Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FS-ISAC) which launched in 1999, was established by the financial services sector in response to 1998's Presidential Directive 63.
Under the presidential directive, all vehicles without registration documents should have been impounded by June 2, the provincial traffic police chief, Sultan Muhammad, told Pajhwok Afghan News.
The Presidential directive said that it was imperative to provide relief to the displaced persons and a way should be found in collaboration with PEPCO to provide safe and standardized electric infrastructure in the Camps.
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The Presidential directive said that the Committee should not only enquire into the matter but also make recommendations to stop damage to the environment, he said.
The agency recently used their embedded public key infrastructure (PKI) from Entrust to comply with Homeland Security Presidential Directive 12 (HSPD-12).
Another Presidential directive asked the Frontier government to designate only one window for collecting credible information from concerned agencies about the IDPs to void confusion and doubts about the authenticity of information collected through multiple channels.

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