Area of Expertise

Information Security Exam Weight 28%

Information Security Program

Classification Concepts

Derivative Classification Concepts

Declassification Concepts

Classification Markings

Policies/Procedures for Handling Special Types of Information


Transmission and Transportation

Information Protection Principles

Classification Duration

Special Classification Considerations

Controlled Unclassified Information

Marking Procedures

Downgrading and Upgrading Classified Information

Release of Classified Material to Foreign Persons

Cyber and Information Security Concepts

Storage, Disposition, and Destruction

Security Incidents

Area of Expertise

Personnel Security Exam Weight 25%

Personnel Security Concepts & Principles

Position Sensitivity Designations

Special Personnel Security Clearance Requirements

Unfavorable Administrative Actions

Personnel Security Investigations

Personnel Security Investigative Requirements


Safeguarding Personnel Records

Area of Expertise

Physical Security Exam Weight 12%

Physical Security Concepts

Facility Access Control

Protective Barriers

Key, Combinations, and Lock Control

Anti-Terrorism Concepts and Principles

Search and Seizure

Physical Security Standards for Storage of Classified Information

Site Design Strategies

Site Lighting

Security System Devices

Law Enforcement Concepts and Principles

Area of Expertise

Industrial Security Exam Weight 13%

Contracts and Contract Administration

Personnel and Facility Security Clearance Under NISP

Industrial Security Concepts

Visits and Meetings

Area of Expertise

General Security Exam Weight 22%


Operations Security (OPSEC) Program Threat Analysis, Indicators, and Measures

Research and Technology Protection Concepts

Security Briefings

Operations Security (OPSEC) Concepts

Protected Information Categories

Special Access Program Concepts

Insider Threat Concepts and Principles

Basic Security Forms

Risk Management Framework

IT/IS Security Functionality and Controls

Inspections and Assessments