A Special Access Program is established for a specific class of classified information that imposes safeguarding and access requirements that exceed those normally required for information at the same classification level. If you are new to security and not a SAP security manager, we suggest you review the training course below. After reviewing this course, additional training is available on this webpage to expand your knowledge and skills.

  1. Special Access Programs (SAP) Overview SA001.16

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

Quick and easy ways to test your knowledge and encourage security awareness at your organization

Five-ten minute videos that provide information and demonstrate various security procedures

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

Online, informative events available live, on-demand, or previously recorded that address topics and issues of interest to defense security personnel

Scheduled, eLearning facilitated by instructors through CDSE's online Collaborative Learning Environment