Prior to 2011, the DSS Academy provided security training to Department of Defense (DoD) and other U.S. Government personnel, employees of U.S. Government contractors, and when sponsored by authorized DoD Components, employees of foreign governments. In 2011, the CDSE Training Division assumed these functions.

The CDSE Training Division also continues to operate the DSS Academy. The DSS Academy focuses on the training and education of the internal DSS security workforce.

Questions about the DSS Academy should be directed to