Security Support to International Programs in Cleared Defense Industry IS181.16

Description: This course provides a basic overview of the relevant statutes, agreements, executive orders, policies, basic concepts and principles, and the roles and responsibilities of key players in international programs with special emphasis on responsibilities of the Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA) Industrial Security Representatives (IS Rep).

Course Resources: Access this course's resources

Learning Objectives: Students shall demonstrate comprehension of the scope, purpose, and processes of the international programs in cleared defense industry.

Delivery Method: eLearning

Length: 3 hours

Target Audience: DCSA industrial security personnel and DOD cleared contractors participating in the NISP. While this course focuses on the role and responsibilities of the DCSA IS Rep, it is beneficial for those looking for a better understanding of security support for international programs in cleared defense industry.  


  • General Requirements: N/A
  • Clearance Requirements: N/A
  • Attendance Requirements: N/A
  • Exam Requirements: A passing score of 75% on exam allows students to print a certificate of successful completion.

Prerequisites: N/A

Credits Recommended/Earned:

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.