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 is a continuation of the Introduction to the NISP C&A Process Course (IS100.16). This course identifies in depth the individual phases of the Defense Security Service's Certification and Accreditation (C&A) Process. This course provides training on the policies and standards used to protect information within information systems. It also identifies key characteristics of common system and network types that undergo the C&A Process and provides guidance on templates and attachments required for successful system package submission. In addition, this course identifies and defines the Government and contractor roles and responsibilities when participating in the C&A Process.

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

  • Identify the individual phases of the ODAA C&A Process
  • Identify the contractor and Government-assigned roles and responsibilities in the C&A Process
  • Identify key characteristics of common system and network types that undergo the C&A Process
  • Recognize the necessary templates and attachments required for successful System Security Package submission

Delivery: eLearning

Length: 3 hours

Target Audience: Department of Defense (DoD) information system users and other U.S. Government personnel and contractors within the National Industrial Security Program who have responsibility for evaluating information systems and certifying to the Government that information systems meet security requirements.

Number of Student per Course: N/A

Requirements:

  • Clearance Requirement: N/A
  • Attendance Requirement: N/A
  • Exam Requirements: Students must earn a 75 percent grade average on IS200.06 course exam.

Prerequisites: Introduction to NISP Certification and Accreditation Process IS100.16

Credits Recommended/Earned

  • ACE Credit Recommendation: (What's this?) N/A
  • Continuing Education Units per IACET: N/A
  • Professional Development Units per SPeD: 9

Additional System Requirements: Check if your system is configured appropriately to use STEPP.

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