Per the following orders:
- Executive Order (EO) 12958 "Classified National Security Information" of April 20, 1995
- Executive Order (EO) 12968 "Access to Classified Information" of Aug. 4, 1995
The Director of Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS), on a global scale, is designated to carry out the Department of the Navy Information and Personnel Security Program management responsibilities.
The Director of NCIS reports directly to the Chief of Naval Operations in the following capacities:
- CNO (N09N) Special Assistant for Naval Investigative Matters and Security
- CNO (N09N2), Assistant for Information and Personnel Security.
The Commanding Officer, on the local level, is required to designate a senior security official to be the Security Manager for his cognizant command.
The Security Manager reports directly to the Commanding Officer on the following matters:
- Personnel Security
- Information Security
- Industrial Security