Area of Expertise

Information Security Exam Weight 25%

Information Security Program

Classification Concepts

Derivative Classification Concepts

Declassification Concepts

Classification Markings

Policies/Procedures for Handling Special Types of Information


Transmission and Transportation

Information Awareness Concepts

Information Protection Principles

Classification Duration

Special Classification Considerations

Controlled Unclassified Information

Marking Procedures

Downgrading and Upgrading Classified Information

Storage, Disposition, and Destruction

Security Incidents

Area of Expertise

Personnel Security Exam Weight 25%

Personnel Security Concepts & Principles

Position Sensitivity Designations

Special Personnel Security Clearance Requirements

Unfavorable Administrative Actions

Personnel Security Investigations

Personnel Security Investigative Requirements


Safeguarding Personnel Records

Area of Expertise

Physical Security Exam Weight 25%

Physical Security Concepts

Facility Access Control

Protective Barriers

Key, Combinations, and Lock Control

Anti-Terrorism Concepts and Principles

Search and Seizure

Physical Security Concepts for Storage of Classified Information

Site Design Strategies

Site Lighting

Security System Devices

Law Enforcement Concepts and Principles

Area of Expertise

Industrial Security Exam Weight 13%

Contracts and Contract Administration

Personnel and Facility Security Clearance Under NISP

Industrial Security Concepts

Foreign Ownership, Control, or Influence (FOCI)

Area of Expertise

General Security Exam Weight 12%

Counterintelligence Concepts

Operations Security (OPSEC) Program Threat Analysis, Indicators, and Measures

Research and Technology Protection Concepts

Release of Classified Material to Foreign Persons

Security Briefings

Operations Security (OPSEC) Program Concepts

Protected Information Categories

Special Access Program Concepts

Insider Threat Concepts and Principles

Basic Security Forms