September 30, 2016

October Is National Cyber Security Awareness Month

National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) 2016 is upon us! In recognition of the importance of cybersecurity to our nation, President Obama designated October as National Cyber Security Awareness Month.

In support of NCSAM, the Center for Development for Security Excellence (CDSE) is proud to announce the upcoming release of three new Cybersecurity products:

Webinar: Better Cybersecurity in 7 Days
Webinar: Online Scams and Fraud
Video Lesson: Social Media

For more information, follow updates at:, on twitter using our handle @TheCDSE, and the event hashtag #NCSAM.

New Industrial Security Short

CDSE recently launched a new Security Short, “Managing Electronic Classified Information.� This short provides a refresher on handling classified information (especially in the electronic environment) including marking, retrievability, accountability, destruction, and retention of electronic classified information. Access the short on our site.

New Special Access Program (SAP) Job Aid Now Available

CDSE has released a new job aid, SAP Nomination Process (SAPNP). This job aid reinforces the responsibilities and procedures for the SAP Nomination Process. It is suitable for viewing online and can also be printed as a handy desk reference. Access the job aid.

Upcoming Counterintelligence Webinar

Join the Defense Security Service (DSS) and CDSE for the “DSS 2016 Targeting U.S. Technologies – A Trend Analysis� webinar, Thursday, October 13, 2016. We will discuss the latest trends in foreign targeting of U.S. defense technologies. Efforts to compromise or exploit cleared personnel, or to obtain unauthorized access to sensitive or classified information resident in the U.S. cleared industrial base, have been documented throughout the year. This unclassified format will provide analysis of methods of operation and targeted technology. Sign up today.

Social Media

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