Documents regarding the Vulnerabilities Equities Process (DISA)

Runa Sandvik filed this request with the Defense Information Systems Agency of the United States of America.
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From: Runa A. Sandvik

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request all guidelines, presentations, policy statements, legal opinions, memoranda, briefs, training manuals, emails, records and any other documents including communications and procurements relating to the Vulnerabilities Equities Process.

The name - "Vulnerabilities Equities Process" - refers to an interagency process for deciding when to disclose vulnerabilities in commercial and open source software. Some background information can be found on

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. I am a published independent reporter and a current contributor to Forbes ( I have also had my journalism published on domestic and international blogs.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.


Runa A. Sandvik

From: Defense Information Systems Agency

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To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Sept. 30, 2014. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #14-88.

Thank you for your help.

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