Description: The curriculum provides the Government Industrial Security Specialist with the basic industrial security requirements of the National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM). These are the same requirements that every cleared contractor facility participating in the National Industrial Security Program (NISP) follows and on which any additional security requirements imposed by the Government should be based.
Learning Objectives: See individual courses for learning outcomes.
Delivery Method: eLearning
Length: 30.5 hours (includes courses and exams)
Target Audience: The target audience is Department of Defense (DOD) Government, military and civilian security specialists with industrial security oversight responsibilities. This curriculum is also open to Facility Security Officers (FSOs), security personnel at DOD cleared contractor facilities and Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA) Industrial Security Representatives (IS Reps).
- ACE Credit Recommendation: (What's this?): 3 semester hours, lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category
- Professional Development Units (PDUs) per SPēD: PDUs are determined by length of course and IAW with current Certification Maintenance Guidelines
- Continuing Education Units (CEUs): Contact CompTIA to find out about CEUs for this course.
System Requirements: Check if your system is configured appropriately to use STEPP.
CDSE courses are intended for use by Department of Defense and other U.S. Government personnel and contractors within the National Industrial Security Program.