Definitions for "Need-to-know"
Keywords:  besoin, conna, nsc, tre, possessor
The necessity for access to, knowledge of, or possession of specific information required to carry out official duties.
Access to information based on clearly identified need to know the information to perform official job duties.
A determination made by the possessor of classified information that a prospective recipient has a requirement for access to, knowledge of, or possession of the classified information to perform tasks or services essential to the fulfillment of a classified contract or program.