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CDSE won a Federal Government Distance Learning Associate (FGDLA) Five Star Award in 2013 and 2015 for demonstrating excellence in providing enterprise-wide, distance learning solutions for the Federal Government. A nonprofit professional association, the FGDLA actively fosters collaboration and understanding among those involved in leveraging technology and instructional media in support of the education and training needs of the Federal Government.

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Since 2008, CDSE has won over 70 Omni Awards for various security shorts, virtual simulations, eLearning courses, and practical exercises in the categories of Education and Government. The Omni Awards are owned and operated by Media Corp Inc., which exists to recognize outstanding media productions that engage, empower, and enlighten. Companies represented by the awards committee include the Olympic organization committee, CNN, NBC, ABC, PBS, US Army, Cartoon Network, Disney, Associated Press and Sodium Entertainment, among many others.

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CDSE has won 43 Horizon Interactive Awards, and in 2015 earned the distinction of being a Distinguished Agency for consistent demonstration of high quality work. The Horizon Interactive Awards is a prestigious international competition recognizing outstanding achievement among interactive media producers. The competition recognizes and awards the best web sites, videos, online advertising, print media, and mobile applications.

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CDSE has won 3 Brandon Hall awards for Best Use of Virtual Worlds for Learning and Best Custom Content. The Brandon Hall Awards recognizes organizations for excellence in the development and deployment of learning solutions, one of four program areas. Often times called the "Academy Awards" by Learning, Talent and Business Executives, the program was one of the first of its kind in the learning industry, which was pioneered in 1994.

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In 2016, CDSE won the Innovation of the Year - Technology Integration Award from the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). This award recognizes uses of technology that enable highly engaging and effective learning. CDSE is affiliated with IACET due to its accreditation as an authorized provider of continuing education units (CEUs).


2016

Business Structures in the National Industrial Security Program (NISP) Course IS051.16

  • Omni, Silver, Education
  • Omni, Silver, Government

Competency Preparatory Tools (CPTs) Instructional Short

  • Omni, Bronze, Education
  • Omni, Bronze, Government

Counterintelligence (CI) Awareness and Security Brief CI112.16

  • Omni, Silver, Education
  • Omni, Silver, Government

Data Spills

  • Omni, Silver, Education
  • Omni, Bronze, Government

Department of Defense (DoD) Security Specialist Course GS101.10

  • Omni, Bronze, Education
  • Omni, Bronze, Government

National Industrial Security Program Oversight (NISPOC) Lesson Presentations

  • Omni, Bronze, Education
  • Omni, Bronze, Government

Unauthorized Disclosure Refresher IF135.16

  • Omni, Bronze, Education
  • Omni, Bronze, Government

2015

Business Structures in the National Industrial Security Program (NISP) Course IS051.16

  • Horizon, Bronze, Training ELearning

Closed Area Practical Exercise

  • Horizon, Bronze, Training ELearning

Competency Preparatory Tools (CPTs) Instructional Short

  • Horizon, Bronze, Training ELearning

Counterintelligence (CI) Awareness and Reporting for Department of Defense Employees CI116.06

  • Horizon, Bronze, Training ELearning

Department of Defense (DoD) Security Specialist Course GS101.10

  • Horizon, Bronze, Training ELearning

National Industrial Security Program Oversight (NISPOC) Lesson Presentations

  • Horizon, Bronze, Training ELearning

2014

Active Shooter Awareness

  • Horizon, Silver, Training ELearning
  • Omni, Bronze, Education and Government

Antiterrorism Officer (ATO) Level II GS109.16

  • Horizon, Bronze, Training ELearning
  • Omni, Bronze, Education and Government

Derivative Classification Refresher IF109.16

  • Horizon, Silver, Training ELearning
  • Omni, Silver, Education and Government

Protecting Your Facility's Technology CI141.16

  • Horizon, Silver, Training ELearning
  • Omni, Bronze, Education and Government

SAP Mid-Level Physical Security Simulation SA201.01

  • Omni, Silver, Education and Government

Security Specialist Course Transmission and Transportation Practical Exercise GS101.01

  • Omni, Silver, Education and Government

The Relationship between Counterintelligence and Security CI140.16

  • Horizon, Silver, Training ELearning
  • Omni, Silver, Education and Government

Unauthorized Disclosure of Classified Info for DoD and Industry IF130.16

  • Horizon, Bronze, Training ELearning
  • Omni, Gold, Education and Government

2013

CI Foreign Travel Briefing CI022.16

  • Horizon, Silver, E-Learning and Government
  • Omni, Silver, Education and Government

Disposal & Destruction of Classified Information Short

  • Horizon, Silver, Education, Training and Government
  • Omni, Silver, Education and Government

GSA Approved Containers

  • Horizon, Bronze, E-Learning and Government
  • Omni, Silver, Education and Government

Insider Threat Awareness CI121.16

  • Horizon, Silver, E-Learning and Government
  • Omni, Gold, Education and Government

Marking in the Electronic Environment IF105.16

  • Horizon, Bronze, E-Learning and Government
  • Omni, Silver, Education and Government

2012

Cyber Security Awareness

  • Omni, Bronze, Education and Government

Downgrading & Declassification Short

  • Horizon, Bronze, Education, Training and Government
  • Omni, Silver, Education and Government

Storage Containers and Facilities PE

  • Brandon Hall, Bronze, Best Custom Content

Suspicious Emails Short

  • Horizon, Bronze, Education, Training and Government
  • Omni, Bronze, Education and Government

Virtual Environment for Physical Security Assessment

  • Brandon Hall, Bronze, Best Use of Virtual Worlds for Learning
  • Omni, Bronze, Education and Government

2011

Antiterrorism/Force Protection Short

  • Horizon, Bronze, Education and Training
  • Horizon, Silver, Government
  • Omni, Bronze, Education and Government

CI Concerns for National Security Adjudicators Short

  • Horizon, Bronze, Education and Training
  • Horizon, Silver, Government
  • Omni, Silver, Education and Government

KMP: To Clear or Not to Clear? Short

  • Horizon, Bronze, Education, Training and Government
  • Omni, Bronze, Education and Government

OPSEC Awareness for Military Members, DoD Employees, and Contractors GS130.16

  • National OPSEC Award, Second Place, Multimedia Achievement Electronic

Thwarting the Enemy: Providing Counterintelligence & Threat Awareness to the Defense Industrial Base CI111.16

  • Omni, Gold, Education and Government
  • DoD CI and Human Intelligence (HUMINT) Award, CI Training & Education
  • Horizon, Silver, Education and Government

What Are Security Shorts?

  • Horizon, Bronze, Education, Training and Government
  • Omni, Silver, Government

2010

Integrating Counterintelligence and Threat Awareness Into Your Security Program CI010.16

  • Omni, Bronze, Government

Introduction to DoD Personnel Security Adjudication PS001.18

  • Omni, Bronze, Education

Storage Container and Facilities Practical Exercise PY105.16

  • Horizon, Silver, Government
  • Omni, Silver, Education and Government

Special Access Programs (SAP) Overview SA001.16

  • Omni, Bronze, Education and Government

2009

Business Structures in the National Industrial Security Program IS051.16

  • Horizon, Bronze, Training and Government

FSO Role in the National Industrial Security Program IS021.06

  • Horizon, Bronze, Training and Government
  • Omni, Bronze, Government

Original Classification IF102.16

  • Omni, Silver, Government
  • Omni, Bronze, Education

Safeguarding Classified Information in the National Industrial Security Program IS109.16

  • Omni, Silver, Government
  • Omni, Bronze, Education

Transportation and Transmission for Industry IS107.16

  • Omni, Bronze, Government

2008

Business Structures in the National Industrial Security Program IS051.16

  • Omni, Bronze, Education and Government