Counterintelligence Awareness and Reporting for DOD CI116.16

Description: This course is designed to explain the role each individual has in counterintelligence. CI Awareness and Reporting summarizes the potential threats and collection methods used by Foreign Intelligence Entities (FIE), Potential Espionage Indicators (PIE), warning signs of terrorism, and reporting responsibilities. It will also list the reporting requirements for Anomalous Health Incidents (AHI).  An Anomalous Health Incident is when one or more individuals may experience an unexplained sensory event coupled with physical symptoms.

Course Resources: Access this course's resources

Learning Objectives: This course is designed to enable students to:

  • Identify the threats and methods of Foreign Intelligence Entities
  • Recognize the Foreign Intelligence Entities use of Cyber Attacks
  • Describe the Insider Threat
  • Identify intelligence and security anomalies
  • Understand Counterintelligence Awareness and Reporting requirements
  • Recognize AHI

Delivery Method: eLearning

Length: 60 minutes

Target Audience: This course is designed for cleared industry security professionals, DOD security professionals, and Federal agency partner security professionals.


  • General Requirements: Students may complete the course on our Security Awareness Hub or in STEPP. Those who complete this training on the Security Awareness Hub must provide a copy of the training certificate to their individual FSO to ensure they receive credit for completion.
  • Clearance Requirements: N/A
  • Attendance Requirements: N/A
  • Exam Requirements: A passing grade of 75% on the final examination allows students to print a certificate of successful completion.

Prerequisites: N/A

Credits Recommended/Earned:

  • ACE Credit Recommendation: (What's this?): In association with CI201.CU
  • Professional Development Units per SPēD: PDUs are determined by length of course and IAW with current Certification Maintenance Guidelines

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.