Updated Industrial Security Job Aid - Upcoming Webinars - Conference Recordings Released - Upcoming Security Specialist Training
April 4, 2024

Updated Industrial Security Job Aid

CDSE recently released the updated Mergers, Acquisitions, Reorganizations, and Spin-offs/Splits (MARS) job aid. This job aid is designed to provide the user with a basic knowledge of the MARS process while also helping Facility Security Officers (FSOs) and Senior Management Officials (SMOs) recognize reporting thresholds and procedures, understand the potential impacts of mergers, and appreciate the benefits of advanced reporting. Access the updated product here.

Upcoming Webinars

Sign-up is available for the following upcoming live webinars: 

Supply Chain Risks and Counterintelligence
April 25, 2024
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm ET

Personnel Vetting Timely Topics - Mental Health and National Security Eligibility
May 7, 2024
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm ET

Domestic Violent Extremism; The Legal Standards from the DOJ Perspective
May 9, 2024
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm ET

Visit our webinar webpage to register for these events and join the discussion!

Conference Recordings Released

The 2024 Virtual DCSA Security Conference for Industry recordings are now available! If you missed the conference or just want to re-watch one or more of the sessions, visit here.

Upcoming Security Specialist Training

Are you a security specialist who wants to gain a baseline knowledge in order to perform common DOD security tasks and practices? If so, sign up for one of CDSE’s ILT or VILT DOD Security Specialist training courses. Training is free and the VILT eliminates travel expenses. Complete the course to earn Professional Development Units (PDUs) toward maintenance of SPēD Program certifications and credentials. This course is approved for Continuing Education Units (CEU) credit toward several CompTIA certification renewals and has an ACE CREDIT recommendation that may earn transfer credits at participating universities.
The following class dates are available:

May 20 - June 16 (VILT)
June 4 -12 (ILT)
Aug. 6 - 14 (ILT)
Aug. 14 – Sept. 15 (VILT)
Visit the ILT or VILT course webpages to learn more about the course and register.   

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