June 5, 2015

New Personnel Security Toolkit

The Center for Development of Security Excellence (CDSE) has released a new Personnel Security Toolkit.  The toolkit is divided into five categories:

  • Personnel Security Policy
  • Personnel Security IT Systems
  • Personnel Security Courses and Job Aids
  • Personnel Security for Industry
  • Continuous Evaluation

This toolkit will quickly point to the resources needed to help perform your role in the Personnel Security field. Access the toolkit.

Sign Up For June Cybersecurity Webinar

The Center for Development of Security Excellence (CDSE) invites you to participate in our "Cybersecurity Awareness Update – June 2015" webinar. The "Update" is intended to provide relevant cyber awareness information for DoD security specialists, as well as industry in the National Industrial Security Program (NISP). Each webinar is 30 minutes long. Sign up for the webinar you are interested in to receive access information. Sign up for the webinar. Additional information about CDSE webinars is also available at this site. Access instructions will be sent via the registration confirmation email.

Cybersecurity Awareness Update – June 2015
Thursday, June 25, 2015
11:30 a.m. Eastern Time
  2:30 p.m. Eastern Time

Description:  Inaugural launch of the CDSE "Cybersecurity Awareness Update" series that identifies and discusses the latest trends in cybersecurity awareness. This update focuses on helping security and cybersecurity professionals understand the current cybersecurity landscape, as well as where they can find more information to assist their organizations. A new Cybersecurity Awareness Update will be available at the end of each month.

On Demand Recorded Webinars

CDSE now has the option to register for On Demand recorded webinars, complete with a downloadable CDSE Certificate of Training. For more details, visit CDSE webinar page.

Information Security Shorts

Recognizing the time demands all security professionals face, the Center for Development of Security Excellence (CDSE) has produced training shorts that are usually ten minutes or less. Security Shorts allow security professionals to refresh their knowledge of a critical topic or quickly access information needed to complete a job. There are currently eight Information Security shorts available. Check them out now.

These "shorts" are not intended for download.

  • Classified Storage Requirements
  • Disposal and Destruction
  • Downgrading and Declassification
  • Marking in the Electronic Environment
  • Marking Syntax
  • NATO Information
  • Requirements for OCAs
  • Security Incidents Reporting Requirements