Handbook AS-805-C Revision: Information Security for General Users

Effective August 22, 2013, Handbook AS-805-C, Information Security for General Users, is revised to reflect the following:

n Several requirements were added for using logon IDs and passwords.

n The Use of Information Resources section was updated to clarify protection requirements.

n Requirements for email use were clarified.

n Sensitive information and sensitive-enhanced information were defined.

n Requirements for the protection of sensitive and sensitive-enhanced information were updated to address the current threat environment.

n Critical information was defined.

n The Information Security Incidents section was updated to clarify responsibilities for reporting incidents.

n An Acknowledgement of Information Security Awareness Training page was added for use by new Postal Service employees.

Handbook AS-805-C is now available on the Postal Service PolicyNet website:

n Go to http://blue.usps.gov.

n Under “Essential Links” in the left-hand column, click PolicyNet.

n On the PolicyNet page, click HBKs. (The direct URL for the Postal Service PolicyNet website is http://blue.usps.gov/cpim.)

n The direct URLs for Handbook AS-805-C (November 2014):

n http://about.usps.com/handbooks/as805c.pdf

n http://about.usps.com/handbooks/as805c/welcome.htm

Note: Offices should update references and links to Handbook AS-805-C in local documents.