NSA reviews records and makes them publicly available under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) or Mandatory Declassification Review provisions of Executive Order 13526
. We periodically conduct "Special Topical Reviews" of categories of records for release. In accordance with the federal Open Government directive
, we also identify and release subjects and records for which there is a general public interest. NSA releases the following policies and procedures related to managing and releasing records, which are frequently requested by the public, and other general policies.