Description:

This course will provide students with extensive training on how to conduct OPSEC analysis by following a five-step process. Students will be able to develop lists of critical information and the value of each item, identify threats and their values, identify common vulnerabilities and their values, calculate estimated risk, and determine viable countermeasures for reducing risk, and brief senior leadership on their findings.

Note: This course is guided by the requirements outlined in the DoD Operations Security Program Manual (DoD 5205.02M).

Length: 16 hours (two eight-hour days)

Target Audience: OPSEC practitioners and professionals (typically OPSEC Program Managers, Program Coordinators, and their team members).

Prerequisites:

  • OPSE-1301, OPSEC Fundamentals CBT
  • OPSE-2380 Pre-Course Assignment (Read Chapters 1-3 in the OPSE-2380 Student Text Book) Student Text Book will be provided once student enrolls.

Evaluation/Grading Method:

  • Knowledge check quiz after eight hours/one day
  • Graded final exam; requires 75% or better score to pass

Students will be required to print and bring course materials with them to class.

Note: Registration for this course is being handled by the Interagency OPSEC Support Staff (IOSS). Please call the IOSS Registrar at 443-479-4710, Customer Support at 443-479-4677, ext 2 or send a message to ioss@radium.ncsc.mil. To request training or products, access the website at https://www.iad.gov/ioss .

CDSE courses are intended for use by Department of Defense and other U.S. Government personnel and contractors within the National Industrial Security Program.

Course Schedule

None scheduled at this time.

Quick Links

Registration for this course is being handled by the Interagency OPSEC Support Staff (IOSS). Please call the IOSS Registrar at 443-479-4671, Customer Support at 443-479-4677, ext 2 or send a message to ioss@radium.ncsc.mil. To request training or products, access the website at https://www.iad.gov/ioss .