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TITLE:  DoD Directive 5101.7, "DoD Executive Agent for Information Technology Standards," 05/21/2004

SUMMARY:   This Directive:  1. Supersedes reference Assistant Secretary of Defense for Command, Control, Communications, and Intelligence Memorandum, "Executive Agent for DoD Information Standards," September 3, 1991.  2. Assigns responsibilities and authorities to fulfill Department of Defense (DoD) Chief Information Officer (CIO) responsibilities, pursuant to Section 2223 of title 10, United States Code, for developing, prescribing, and implementing Information Technology (IT), including National Security Systems (NSS), standards that apply throughout the Department of Defense.  3. Designates, pursuant to DoD Directive 5101.1, the Director, Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) as the DoD
Executive Agent for IT Standards.

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