SPēD Resources for DoD Component SPēD PMOs
The Defense Security Service (DSS) is committed to supporting the Department of Defense (DoD) and its Components in promoting the SPēD Certification Program.
SPēD Brochures and One-Pagers
What is the SPēD Certification Program? UPDATED
This one-pager summarizes SPēD Certification Program basics, including requirements, benefits, and maintenance.
- View past news about SPēD via the SPēD news archive.
- View recent news about SPēD via current CDSE newsletters.
SPēD Videos and Presentations
The video clips and Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentations described in the tables below are provided to inform you and your organization about the SPēD certification program and its benefits. Preview each of these elements and determine how they may support your efforts.
- You have permission to modify and, if needed, combine the PowerPoint presentations to reflect organizational branding and include component-specific information. Each frame includes presenter notes guiding and supplementing the presentation. Please modify this information, if needed, to fit your needs.
- When delivering a briefing, please display the videos using Microsoft Windows® Media Player® and play them separately from the PowerPoint presentation. It is suggested to preface all SPēD presentations with the video featuring Mr. Sims. Include Ms. Humphrey's video when presenting the Program Overview presentation. Play her clip after playing the Mr. Sims video and before the Program Overview PowerPoint presentation.
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|Mr. Stan Sims (Director, DSS)
"Security is a growth industry."
|At the first SPēD SFPC Conferral Ceremony held on April 1, 2011, Mr. Sims discussed the importance of the SPēD certification program to promoting our nation's security through personal and organizational development.
|It is suggested to preface all SPēD Presentations.||3:13|
|Ms. Denise Humphrey (Deputy Director, CDSE)
"Here we are today with a certification program."
|At the first SPēD SFPC Conferral Ceremony held on April 1, 2011, Ms. Humphrey provided a historical view of the SPēD program development, discussed certification program objectives, and explained that SPēD program development is a cooperative effort across all DoD organizations.
|Use with the Program Overview. Play after the Mr. Sims video and before the Program Overview.||2:05|
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|Security Certification Overview||Provides a SPēD certification program summary highlighting each of the program's certifications.||5–6|
|Executive Overview||Provides a high-level summary of the SPēD Certification Program development and implementation outlines roles and responsibilities, and the various program certifications.||9–10|
Use these elements, singularly or in combination, to tailor a presentation focusing on your audience's needs. You have permission to modify and supplement the screen content and presenter notes with component-specific information.
The DS3 codifies the Department of Defense's (DoD) expectations of what a security practitioner needs to know and be able to do to protect its personnel, information, equipment, activities, facilities, and operations. This information is for candidates, functional managers, and the security community.
The SPēD Certification Program Candidate Handbook provides candidates with an overview of the SPēD Certification Program, including benefits and objectives. This Certification Handbook contains information regarding Security Fundamentals Professional Certification (SFPC), Security Asset Protection Professional Certification (SAPPC), and the Security Program Integration Professional Certification (SPIPC) eligibility, registration, and assessment.