Select groups of related courses that highlight a special area of study


The Counterintelligence (CI) Awareness Program's purpose is to make DOD and Industry Security personnel aware of their responsibility to report unusual activities or behaviors and various threats from foreign intelligence entities, other illicit collectors of US defense information, and/or terrorists.


Cybersecurity is the ability to protect or defend the use of cyberspace from attacks.

General Security

General Security covers security topics and issues which may or may not be addressed in other security disciplines and content areas.

Industrial Security

The Industrial Security Program is a multi-disciplinary security program focused on the protection of classified information developed by or entrusted to U.S. industry operating under the National Industrial Security Program (NISP).

Information Security

The Information Security (INFOSEC) Program establishes policies, procedures, and requirements to protect classified and Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) that, if disclosed, could cause damage to national security.

Insider Threat

Insider Threat Programs are designed to deter, detect, and mitigate actions by insiders who represent a threat to national security. These curricula provide specialized training for Insider Threat Hub personnel and managers working in Insider Threat programs within DOD components, federal agencies, and industry. It is designed to equip students with the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to conduct their duties.

CDSE courses are intended for use by Department of Defense and other U.S. Government personnel and contractors within the National Industrial Security Program.