July 12, 2007
Issued to Los Alamos National Security, LLC related to the Unauthorized Reproduction and Removal of Classified Matter from the Los Alamos National Laboratory
The Compliance Order directs LANS to implement specific corrective actions to remediate both the laboratory management deficiencies that contributed to the thumb drive security incident at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) discovered in October 2006 and, more broadly, longstanding deficiencies in the classified information and cyber security programs at LANL.
Violation of the Compliance Order would subject LANS to issuance of a notice of violation and assessment of civil penalties up to S100,000 per violation per day. Pursuant to 10 C.F.R. § 824.4(b), ifLANS wishes to contest the Compliance Order, it must file a notice of appeal within 15 days of receipt of the Compliance Order.