The Physical Security (PHYSEC) Program is that part of security concerned with active and passive measures, designed to prevent the unauthorized access to personnel, equipment, installations, materials, and information; and to safeguard them against espionage, sabotage, terrorism, damage, and criminal activity. If you are new to PHYSEC, we suggest you review the training products in the order listed below to develop a foundation in PHYSEC concepts and principles. After review of these training products, additional training is available on this webpage to expand your knowledge and skills.

  1. Introduction to Physical Security PY011.16 CompTia
  2. Physical Security Measures PY103.16 CompTia
  3. Physical Security Planning and Implementation PY106.16 CompTia

Common and shared understanding of security functional tasks, and the knowledge and skills associated with the competencies required to perform those tasks for distinct security disciplines and responsibilities

Courses taught by training staff and guest instructors at CDSE in Linthicum,MD and various mobile training sites

Training videos, usually in 10 minutes or less, that allows you to refresh your knowledge of a critical topic or quickly access information needed to complete a job

Repositories of role-based resources that serve as one-stop shops for security essentials