Destruction of Paper-based CUI

In 2019, the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) issued guidance on destroying paper copies of CUI (CUI Notice 2019-02: Destroying Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) in paper form), but many DoD contractors aren’t familiar with NARA or the guidance. This article summarizes NARA’s guidance and provides practical approaches that help DoD contractors manage the destruction of paper-based CUI.