September 14, 2017

New Insider Threat Cyber Case Study Available

CDSE recently released a new Insider Threat Case Study - Cyber. This job aid can easily be included in an organization’s security education, training, and awareness programs. The case study is suitable for printing or easy placement in a company or command newsletter, email, or training bulletin. Access the new job aid.

Seats Available For Upcoming "SAP Mid-Level Security Management" Course

The Center for Development of Security Excellence (CDSE) "SAP Mid-Level Security Management" course will be held in Linthicum, Maryland, from November 13 to 17, 2017. If interested, complete the required prerequisites and register for this class (via STEPP) no later than September 22, 2017. This course focuses on the student's ability to determine enhanced security requirements based on the threat and vulnerability of Special Access Programs (SAPs). Students will review, revise, or write security-related supporting documentation, such as treaty, physical security, and transportation plans.

Clearance Requirements: Secret. Student clearance eligibility and access information must be documented in the Joint Clearance Access Verification System (JCAVS). The course requires SAP Central Office (SAPCO) approval to attend. Attendees are approved through procedures established by the Services'/Agencies' SAPCOs.

The following prerequisites must be completed in order to register for this course:

  • Introduction to Special Access Programs Course (SA101.01)
  • Risk Management for DoD Security Programs Exam (GS102.06)
  • Introduction to the Risk management Framework (RMF) Exam (CS124.06)

Should you have any questions regarding this course, please email

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