March 19, 2020

"CDSE celebrates a decade of achievement, helping to secure the nation"


This past fiscal year (FY19) has been a busy one for CDSE, from hosting a successful DOD Virtual Security Conference, to collaborating with other agencies, pioneering the inaugural Insider Threat Awareness Month, winning multiple awards for our products, and much more.

Check out the FY19 Year End Report here.


The Center for Development of Security Excellence invites you to participate in our upcoming Speaker Series:

Counterintelligence, the Supply Chain, and You

Thursday, April 16, 2020

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. ET

Join CDSE as we discuss the basics of supply chain risk management (SCRM), the threat to it from foreign intelligence entities (FIE), and where you can go to get more information.

Supply Chain Resiliency

Thursday, April 23, 2020

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. ET

CDSE hosts the National Counterintelligence and Security Center for a discussion on foreign intelligence entity (FIE) supply chain exploitation.

Equal Employment Opportunity and Insider Threat

Thursday, April 30, 2020

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. ET

CDSE is hosting a discussion with the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Program Manager (Fort Meade/CDSE/CAF) from the Office of Diversity and Equal Opportunity of the Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA)

Register for all Speaker Series here.


STEPP services will be interrupted for a system upgrade on March 28, 2020, beginning at noon. STEPP users will be unable to access security training for 24 hours.

Beginning March 30, 2020, STEPP users will be required to change passwords every 90 days. Ensure your STEPP user profile is up to date with your current email address.


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