Whether you have never seen an ITAR Export Controlled Item warning before or you have written one to inform your customers of regulatory restrictions on your products, it is important to understand the regulations involved. The International Traffic in Arms Regulation (ITAR) regulation helps keep American weapons technology safe from bad actors that would use it against us and our allies.
Today the idea of access control is everywhere. Everyone who has sensitive information wants security controls to limit access to that data. This desire turns to need when the data is not only sensitive but regulated, and is a common sense measure that limits access to data on a need to have basis.