Derivative Classification IF103.16

This course does not contain the final exam. Students must register for the exam separately in STEPP and will receive credit for the course upon receiving a passing score.

Description: This course explains how to derivatively classify national security information from a classification management perspective. The course discusses the responsibilities associated with derivatively classifying information; describes the process and methods for derivatively classifying information; identifies authorized sources to use when derivatively classifying information and explains how to apply authorized sources, through derivatively classifying information based on the concepts of "contained in," "revealed by," and compilation.

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Learning Outcomes: This course is designed to enable students to:

  • Identify responsibilities associated with derivatively classifying information
  • Identify processes and methods for derivatively classifying information
  • Identify authorized sources to use when derivatively classifying information
  • Apply authorized sources to derivatively classify information based on the concepts of “contained in,” “revealed by,” and compilation

Delivery Method: eLearning

Length: 2 hours

Target Audience: DoD military, civilian and contractor personnel who are responsible for derivatively classifying national security information.

Number of students per class: N/A

Requirements:

  • Clearance Requirement: N/A
  • Attendance Requirement: N/A
  • Exam Requirements: A passing score of 75 percent on the final exam (IF103.06) allows students to print a certificate of successful completion.

Prerequisites: N/A

Credit Recommendations/Earned:

  • ACE Credit Recommendation:  (What's this?): 0
  • Continuing Education Units (CEU) Per IACET: 0
  • Professional Development Units (PDU) per SPēD: 6

Additional System Requirements: N/A

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