All of the following are steps in derivative classification EXCEPT:


All of the following are steps in derivative classification EXCEPT:

A. Determining whether information has been clas sified previously.

B. Carrying forward that determination into new material.

C. Making the initial determination that information requires protection against unauthorized disclosure in the interest of national security.

D. Marking the information to show its classified status.

Answer : C. Making the initial determination that information requires protection against unauthorized disclosure in the interest of national security.