Description: This course provides a broad overview of the classification challenge process. Students examine the process for formal challenges to classification decisions, the role of the Interagency Security Classification Appeals Panel (ISCAP), and the process for mandatory review.

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

  • Identify the process for formal challenges to classification decisions
  • Identify the role of the ISCAP
  • Identify the Mandatory Review Process

Delivery Method:  eLearning

Length: 30 minutes

Target Audience: DoD civilian, military, and contractor personnel responsible for processing classification challenges pertaining to national security information

Number of Students per Course:  N/A

Requirements:

  • Clearance Requirement: N/A
  • Attendance Requirement:  N/A
  • Exam Requirements: Students must earn a passing score of 75 percent on the end of course knowledge check to print a certificate of successful completion.

Prerequisites: N/A

Credits Recommended/Earned:

  • ACE Credit Recommendation:  (What's this?): 0
  • Continuing Education Units (CEU) Per IACET: 0
  • Professional Development Units (PDU) per SPēD: 1.5

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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.