CDSE webinars are hosted on Adobe Connect, which provides worldwide web conferencing, virtual meetings, and chat services.

  1. Who may attend a CDSE Webinar?
    Most CDSE webinars are open to any military or industry personnel with an interest in DoD-related security issues and concerns.
  2. How has CDSE webinar registration process changed?
    Each participant is required to complete a profile. After this profile is created, participants will use their profile email address and password to register for future CDSE webinars, as well as to download the Certificate of Training.
  3. Will I receive a Certificate?
    Yes. After each webinar, participants will receive an email with instructions on how to access and download the Certificate of Training, using their profile.
  4. How do I create a profile?
    Select an upcoming CDSE webinar, click "Register Now," and follow the instructions on the screen for "first time registering for a CDSE webinar on CDSE Adobe Connect." Once registered, a participant profile is created.
  5. How will I know I am registered?
    You will receive an email confirmation once your registration request has been completed.
  6. When will I receive the link to the webinar?
    You will receive a reminder email with the direct link to the webinar information the day prior to the event.
  7. What if I forget my password?
    If at any time you forget your password, there is a link to reset it on the registration page.
  8. What will I need to access the webinar?
    You will need a computer or mobile device, internet connection, the username and password you established during registration, and the reminder email with the direct link to the webinar information that is emailed the day prior to the event.

    You may also need a telephone, depending on your audio preference (see "What are the video and audio requirements?" below).
  9. What are the system requirements?
    You can access the webinar from any computer as long as you have an Internet connection and the Adobe Flash Player plug-in. For more detailed information about the Adobe Connect web conferencing application, see the Adobe Connect Visual Quick Start Guide or the Adobe Connect Getting Started page.

    You can also access the webinar from any mobile device as long as you have an internet connection and the mobile device Adobe Connect Application (App).

    Click the following link to test your system for capability.
  10. What are the video and audio requirements?
    In order to accommodate various audience participation and bandwidth concerns, audio for the event will be available through Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) and a separate phone conferencing service.

    For VoIP, you will be listening through your computer or mobile device speakers. Remember to unmute and adjust your computer or mobile device speaker volume accordingly. If you experience technical issues with VoIP, please use the separate phone conferencing service.

    For phone conferencing service, simply dial the conference line and enter the participant code when prompted.
  11. What tips will maximize the webinar connection performance?
    While not always necessary, some tips for maximizing the webinar connection performance include the following:
    • Closing all other open applications
    • Disabling popup blocking
    • Clearing the Internet browser's cache
  12. Can I receive professional development units (PDUs/CEUs) for attending this event?
    Participants who have Security Professional Education Development (SPēD) certifications may earn PDUs/CEUs for attending the webinar. Please refer to the "Conference/Workshop" category within the Certification Renewal Form (CRF) on what information to provide. The certificate of attendance can be used as supporting documentation.
  13. Can I participate as a group in a large conference room and receive a certificate?
    No. You must register and login to the webinar with your profile email address and password to be eligible for a Certificate of Training.

Right before joining your webinar meeting

While not always necessary, some tips for maximizing the webinar connection performance include the following:

  • Closing all other open applications
  • Disabling popup blocking
  • Clearing the Internet browser's cache