June Pulse – NAESOC Webcast – New PSA - August SSC – STEPP Notice
June 30, 2022

June Pulse

We recently released the CDSE Pulse, a monthly security awareness newsletter that features topics of interest to the security community.  In addition, we share upcoming courses, webinars, and conferences. The June newsletter focused on Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI).  Check out all the newsletters in CDSE’s Electronic Library or subscribe/update your current subscription to get the newsletter sent directly to your inbox by submitting your email address to CDSE News!] 

NAESOC Webcast Now Available

CDSE recently released the “Lessons Learned and Best Practices from the NAESOC” webcast. This webcast is geared towards the Facility Security Officer or Senior Manager at facilities assigned to the National Access Elsewhere Security Oversight Center (NAESOC). It provides strategies and available resources that will assist you in maintaining an effective security program.

New PSA Released

CDSE has a new Public Service Announcement (PSA) available to share and download on the Defense Visual Information Distribution Service (DVIDS). You can also view all the past PSAs in our Electronic Library.
Webinars and Conferences ( https://www.dvidshub.net/video/844735/cdse-webinar-and-conference-psa

August DOD Security Specialist Course

The next DOD Security Specialist Course (SSC) is scheduled to start August 1, 2022, and is entirely virtual! The four-week, virtual instructor-led training SSC has been well-received within the community averaging over 85 percent approval rating amongst students.  The course provides students a baseline of fundamental knowledge to perform common DOD security tasks and practices. It incorporates industrial, information, personnel, and physical security disciplines to understand their interrelationships, related policies, programs, and procedures.
To learn more, register, and view the required prerequisites, please visit the course page.

STEPP Notice

The Security Training, Education, and Professionalization Portal (STEPP) will undergo maintenance and will be inaccessible today as follows:
Date: June 30, 2022
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. ET
Duration: 4 hours
Reason: systems maintenance
During this window, STEPP users will be unable to access the system.  Also, note STEPP has a daily maintenance backup from 1:00 a.m. to 1:30 a.m. ET. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

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