National Supply Chain Integrity Month Closeout – Updated SAP Course – New Job Aids and PSA
May 06, 2021

National Supply Chain Integrity Month Has Ended

Throughout the month of April, the Department of Defense (DOD), Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI), and other government and industry partners promoted a call-to-action campaign to raise awareness of supply chain threats and mitigation efforts during “National Supply Chain Integrity Month.”

The Center for Development of Security Excellence (CDSE) hosted two supply chain webinars:

  • Supply Chain Risk Management 2021
  • Supply Chain Due Diligence 2021

If you missed either webinar, you will have another chance to view them once they are posted in our webinar archive. We will put a notice in the Flash when both webinars are available online.

Additionally, CDSE released the April Pulse, which focused on National Supply Chain Integrity Month. CISA and the National Counterintelligence and Security Center (NCSC) also made several new products available in support of supply chain integrity awareness.

National Supply Chain Integrity Month may have ended in April, but the need for awareness and vigilance continues for the rest of the year. Find information, tools, and resources to aid in this ongoing campaign to protect our Nation’s supply chain:

CDSE Counterintelligence Awareness/Supply Chain Risk Management Toolkit

National Counterintelligence and Security Center (NCSC)

Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)

Updated Special Access Program (SAP) Course Now Available

CDSE has released the updated “ICD 705 Physical Security Construction Requirements for SAP” course. This course, formerly entitled “SAPF Physical Security Construction Requirements,” provides DOD civilian, military, and contractor personnel the skills needed to evaluate a Special Access Program Facility (SAPF) in order to ensure it meets Intelligence Community Directives and Special Access Program policies. It is divided into seven modules with a final exam where students complete an interactive practice exercise. Learn more and register here.

Recently Released Job Aids

The following new job aids are now available:
Cultural Competence and Insider Risk Job Aid. This Insider Threat job aid addresses the intersection of cultural competence and organizational risk. A real-world example is provided.
Security-in-Depth (SID) vs. Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTD). This job aid describes the difference between SID and CPTED. It provides examples of each.
Identification of Arms, Ammunition, and Explosives (AA&E): Security Risk Categories (SRC) 1-IV. This job aid provides examples of AA&E and related SRCs.

New Public Service Announcement (PSA) Available

Learn about the differences between our Education and Training Programs with our new PSA, which can be viewed here -

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