Regulations & Requirements

Federal Requirements Related to Foreign Influence:

In January of 2021, the White House issued NSPM-33 which directs federal agencies and departments to focus on improving the security of the research enterprise.  Specifically, NSPM-33 focuses on:

  • Adopt and standardize, where possible, disclosure requirements across agencies  
  • Require recipients of funding to use Digital Persistent Identifiers
  • Document consequences for violation of disclosure requirements
  • Share information between agencies
  • Require recipients of federal funding to implement Research Security programs

In January 2022, Guidance for Implementing NSPM-33 as issued to federal agencies and requires that Research Security programs contain the following elements: