Area of Expertise

Information Security Exam Weight 28%

Classification Considerations for Critical Program Information (CPI)

Classification Levels and Types

Classification Markings

Disposition and Destruction Procedures


Handling Incidents of Potential and Actual Compromise

Handling Special Types of Information

Information Assurance Concepts

Information Protection Concepts

Procedures in a Classified Workplace


Transmission and Transportation Procedures

Area of Expertise

Personnel Security Exam Weight 31%

Adjudicative Guidelines

Civilian Employment Investigative Requirements

Designation of Position Sensitivity Types

Military Appointment, Enlistment, and Induction Investigative Requirements

Peronnel Security Clearances

Personnel Security Investigation Requests

Personnel Security Investigations, Limitations, and Restrictions

Safeguarding Personnel Records

Security Systems

Special Personnel Security Clearance Requirements

Standards - Access to Classified Information/Sensitive Duty Assignment

Types of Personnel Security Investigations

Unfavorable Administrative Actions

Waivers of Investigative Requirements

Area of Expertise

Physical Security Exam Weight 10%

Facility Access Control Procedures

Physical Security Concepts

Secure Rooms, Containers, and Vaults

Site Lighting

Lock and Key Systems

Protective Barriers

Security Systems and Devices

Area of Expertise

Industrial Security Exam Weight 13%

Contracting Process

Foreign Ownership, Control, or Influence (FOCI)

Visits and Meetings

Facility Security Clearance

Industrial Security Basics

Area of Expertise

General Security Exam Weight 18%

Basic Security Forms

Operations Security (OPSEC) Program Concepts

Risk Assessment and Management

Security Briefings

Security Policy Landscape

Counterintelligence Concepts

Research and Technology Protection Concepts

Special Access Program Basics

Security Education and Training