Description: The focus of this course is on the basic skills and knowledge needed to conduct an OPSEC risk analysis (apply the five steps) and to implement an OPSEC program. The student is afforded the opportunity to apply OPSEC tools and lessons through a variety of practical exercises and case studies. Upon completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Apply the systems analysis methodology to their own organizations and activities;
  • Identify sources of information and support materials for OPSEC practitioners;
  • Conduct an OPSEC analysis of a program, activity or operation;
  • Market an OPSEC program;
  • Write an organizational OPSEC policy; and,
  • Implement and manage an OPSEC program.

Length: 4 days

Target Audience: OPSEC program manager; OPSEC coordinator; and, OPSEC working group member.

Prerequisites: None. However, (OPSE-1301) OPSEC Fundamentals course is recommended. You can take the OPSEC Fundamentals CBT directly on the IOSS website. Log into your account and click on the training tab, click on OPSEC Fundamentals options and scroll to the bottom of the page and click on the launch button.

Note: Registration for this course is being handled by the Interagency OPSEC Support Staff (IOSS). Please call the IOSS Registrar at 443-479-4710, Customer Support at 443-479-4677, ext 2 or send a message to ioss@radium.ncsc.mil. To request training or products, access the website at http://www.ioss.gov.

CDSE courses are intended for use by Department of Defense and other U.S. Government personnel and contractors within the National Industrial Security Program.

Course Schedule

None scheduled at this time.

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Registration for this course is being handled by the Interagency OPSEC Support Staff (IOSS). Please call the IOSS Registrar at 443-479-4671, Customer Support at 443-479-4677, ext 2 or send a message to ioss@radium.ncsc.mil. To request training or products, access the website at http://www.ioss.gov.