October 22, 2015

CDSE Releases the Revised Federal Investigative Standards (FIS) Crosswalk Job Aid

CDSE has released the Revised FIS Crosswalk Job Aid. This job aid serves as practical reference guide for the new revised FIS investigations, prior investigations, and FIS phased implementation timelines. Access the job aid.

Upcoming Live Cybersecurity Webinar - October 29, 2015

The Center for Development of Security Excellence (CDSE) invites you to participate in our Cybersecurity "Secure Configuration for Hardware and Software" webinar. This webinar will address strategies to maintain configurations for Hardware and Software.

Be sure to sign up for this webinar.

Check out some of CDSE?s other cybersecurity course offerings.

Seats Available For Upcoming "SAP Mid-Level Security Management" Course

The Center for Development of Security Excellence (CDSE) "SAP Mid-Level Security Management" course will be held in Linthicum, MD, from December 7 to 11, 2015. If you are interested, complete the required prerequisites and register for this class (via STEPP) no later than November 2, 2015. This course focuses on the student's ability to determine enhanced security requirements based on the threat and vulnerability of Special Access Programs (SAPs). Students will review, revise, or write security-related supporting documentation such as treaty, physical security, and transportation plans.

Clearance Requirements: Secret. Student clearance eligibility and access information must be documented in the Joint Clearance Access Verification System (JCAVS).

The course requires SAP Central Office (SAPCO) approval to attend. Attendees are approved through procedures established by the Services/Agencies SAPCOs.

The following prerequisites must be completed in order to register for this course:

  • Introduction to Special Access Programs Course (SA101.01)
  • Risk Management for DoD Security Programs Course (GS102.16) and Exam (GS102.06)
  • Introduction to the Risk Management Framework (RMF) Course (CS124.16)

If you have any questions about this course, please email dss.sapsecuritytraining@mail.mil.