This course contains the final exam. Students will receive credit for the course upon receiving a passing score.

Description: This is an interactive, eLearning course that provides the basic initial security training requirements outlined in DoDM 5200.01 Volume 3, Enclosure 5; the National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM) and other applicable policies and regulations.

Course Resources: Access this course's resources

Learning Outcomes: This course is designed to provide students with a basic understanding of security policies and principles and their responsibilities to ensure the proper protection of classified and Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) and the protection of the Department of Defense (DoD) assets.

Delivery Method: eLearning

Length: 45 minutes

Target Audience: The target audience for this training includes the following:

  • Members of the United States military services
  • Civilian employees of the Department of Defense (DoD)
  • DoD Contractor employees

Number of students per class: N/A

Requirements:

  • Clearance Requirement: N/A
  • Attendance Requirement: N/A
  • Exam Requirements: Students must earn a passing score of 80 percent on the end of the course knowledge check to print a certificate of successful completion.

Prerequisites: N/A

Credit Recommendations/Earned:

  • ACE Credit Recommendation:  (What's this?): 0
  • Continuing Education Units (CEU) Per IACET: 0
  • Professional Development Units (PDU) per SPēD: 3

Additional 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.