Courses taught by training staff and guest instructors at CDSE in Linthicum, MD and various mobile training sites
Cybersecurity is the ability to protect or defend the use of cyberspace from attacks. If you are new to cybersecurity, we suggest you review the training products in the order listed below to develop a foundation in cybersecurity concepts and principles.
General Security covers security topics and issues which may or may not be addressed in other security disciplines and content areas.
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).
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.
The Personnel Security Program establishes the standards, criteria, and guidelines upon which personnel security eligibility determinations are based.
The Physical Security (PHYSEC) Program is that part of security concerned with active and passive measures, designed to prevent the unauthorized access to personnel, equipment, installations, materials, and information; and to safeguard them against espionage, sabotage, terrorism, damage, and criminal activity.
Special Access Programs
A Special Access Program is established for a specific class of classified information that imposes safeguarding and access requirements that exceed those normally required for information at the same classification level.
CDSE courses are intended for use by Department of Defense and other U.S. Government personnel and contractors within the National Industrial Security Program.