Cybersecurity Job Aids
Cybersecurity is the ability to protect or defend the use of cyberspace from attacks.
to ATO Backlog Filter
November 2016. 2 pages. How to ATO Backlog Filter Any Region or Field Office – DSS Internal User
of Action and Milestones
September 2016. 7 pages. Developing a POA&M in accordance with DSS standards as a part of the Assessment and Authorization (A&A) process.
Configuration Assessment of Information Systems
September 2016. 5 pages. Conducting a security configuration assessment using the Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP) tool.
September 2016. 2 pages. Trifold brochure.
Enhanced IS Security Controls Job Aid
May 2016. 2 pages. Enhanced controls are those controls that are based on contractual requirements, requirements by a Government Contracting Activity (GCA)-sponsored circuit connection or an endorsement by management.
April 2016. Trifold brochure. Social networking site configuration guide.
Smartcard (Configuration Guide)
April 2016. 2 pages. Describes the recommended and optional security settings offered by Facebook, as well as general social media security concepts.
April 2016. Trifold brochure.
Twitter Smartcard (Configuration Guide)
April 2016. 2 pages. CDSE Cybersecurity Training Curriculum's recommended Twitter security settings.
How to Cancel Pending Submissions
March 2016. 1 page. Cancel a submission after it’s been submitted but before approval.
How to Find Drafts and Plans Returned
March 2016. 1 page. Reviewing and submitting accreditation packages returned by the ISSP.
How to Submit an Administrative Edit
February 2016. 1 page. Instructs the ISSM on submitting non-security relevant changes, such as system counts or certain equipment changes, for ISSP acknowledgement.
How to Terminate/Disestablish Plans in OBMS for the Submitter Role
July 2015. 1 page. Identify and terminate/disestablish existing approved accreditation packages when no longer required or active.
How to Add a Profile to an Existing MSSP
May 2015. 1 page. Adding a new IS/ Profile to an existing MSSP that requires AO authorization before processing.
How to Cancel a Request in OBMS
May 2015. 1 page. Allows Contractor to Cancel Submission before ISSP Review and allows plan to be edited and resubmitted.
How to Go From an IATO to an ATO in OBMS
May 2015. 1 page. Submitting required information for AO consideration to upgrade an IATO to an ATO.
How to Self-Certify a Profile to an Existing MSSP
May 2015. 1 page. Self-certifying a New IS/Profile under an Approved MSSP.
How to Submit an Initial Submittal in OBMS
May 2015. 1 page. How to create and submit and initial submission package for Authorizing Official (AO) approval.
DoD Cybersecurity Policy Chart
October 2015. 1 page.
DSS Blackberry Clearing Procedure
September 2006. 14 pages.
Instructions on Imaging Accredited Systems
May 2006. 2 pages.