Arpil 11, 2019

New Industrial Security eLearning Course Released

The Preparing the DD Form 254 course provides an overview of the DD Form 254, Contract Security Classification Specification, and assists the user with the DD Form 254’s purpose and preparation in accordance with applicable Federal Acquisition Regulation clauses and the DD Form 254 instructions. Strategies for gathering DD 254 required information are also provided. Visit to learn more.

Registration Now Open For Fall 2019 Semester of CDSE Tuition-Free Education Classes

Registration is now open for the Fall semester of CDSE Education classes that run from August 19 to December 13, 2019. We wanted to give you the opportunity to register before an announcement goes out to the general security community. Classes fill quickly, so please register early to secure your spot in the Fall semester. These courses will enhance your analytical thinking and problem solving skills. In addition, they will help you gain critical knowledge about principle concepts and facts that anyone who wants to be a future leader within DoD should know.

The courses include reading, research, and writing assignments similar to a three credit, collegiate-level course. A significant time commitment is required, but the commitment will pay off. The courses are online, tuition free, and allow students the flexibility to collaborate with each other and Subject Matter Expert (SME) Instructors when they want. You can learn more about the classes being offered and register for them by accessing the links here:

To register, log into STEPP via: If you have any questions, or need additional information, contact the CDSE Education Division at:

CDSE 2019 CI Vigilance Campaign – April | Supply Chain Risk Management:

This month, CDSE is partnering with The National Counterintelligence and Security Center (NCSC) to promote Supply Chain Risk Management (SCRM). Our Counterintelligence Vigilance Campaign is an ongoing, continual communication program, using a variety of communication platforms such as posters, videos, briefings, and websites to keep Counterintelligence Awareness and reporting requirements in the forefront for personnel. CDSE provides a toolkit each month with products that help outline specific CI topics. Here are the SCRM products being showcased for the month of April 2019:

Video:  Know the Risk - Raise Your Shield
Brochure:  Exploitation of Global Supply Chain
Toolkit Tab:  CI Awareness – Supply Chain Risk Management

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