December 23, 2016

Counterintelligence Speaker Series Now Available

Did you miss our recent Security Speaker Series with DSS Counterintelligence (CI) Director William Stephens? If so, the webinar recording is now available in our archive. Watch and learn about the DSS CI mission to identify and articulate threats to U.S. technology and programs resident to industry.

New Original Classification Authority Curriculum

The Center for Development of Security Excellence (CDSE) is pleased to announce the release of the Original Classification Authority (OCA) Curriculum (IF150.CU). This curriculum is designed for DoD military and civilian personnel appointed to positions designated as an OCA or who occupy positions that prepare recommendations for original classification to an OCA.

The OCA curriculum is a suite of eLearning courses that presents a foundational knowledge of original classification policies, procedures, and methodologies in order to effectively exercise their original classification authority. It also provides OCAs fundamental knowledge to help mark classified information and an overview of the classification challenge process.

Learn more and register today for the OCA Curriculum.

Information System Security Manager (ISSM) Toolkit

CDSE is pleased to announce the release of the Information System Security Manager (ISSM) Toolkit, updated with new National Industrial Security Program (NISP) assessment and authorization (A&A) resources in accordance with (IAW) the Risk Management Framework (RMF). This toolkit quickly points ISSMs to the resources they need to help them perform their role as an Information System Security Manager (ISSM). Access the toolkit today.

Register For Next Getting Started Seminar

FSOs! Are you looking for a virtual training experience? The February 15-16, 2017 iteration of the "Getting Started Seminar for New FSOs" will be offered both in-person at our Linthicum MD facility and a live, virtual session via Adobe Connect. This seminar contains two full days of security related and counterintelligence awareness training. Register today.

Next CDSE Security Speaker Series Features Dr. Gallagher

Join CDSE and their special guest Dr. Robert Gallagher, Defense Insider Threat Management Center, on 12 January 2017, 12 p.m. Eastern Time to discuss the role of behavior analysis in Insider Threat Programs. This live session will focus on the unique insight this discipline brings to insider threat detection and mitigation. Join and be part of the conversation.

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