October 12, 2020

Save the Date for 2021 DVSCI

Mark your calendars for the 2021 DoD Virtual Security Conference for Industry (DVSCI) on February 10 and 11, 2021! This year’s conference theme is “Back to Basics.” The agenda will include updates on changes to the Industrial Security and Personnel Vetting policies and topics such as “How to Run an Effective Insider Threat Program,” “Controlled Unclassified Information,” and more. The conference is open to cleared industry under the NISP. Stay tuned for more details.

New Cybersecurity Crossword Puzzle!

The Center for Development of Security Excellence (CDSE) has just released a new cybersecurity awareness puzzle! This puzzle is a fun way to refresh your memory on common cyber terms and acronyms. Visit here to check it out and test your cybersecurity knowledge!

New Overarching PSA

CDSE has developed a new Public Service Announcement (PSA) to help spread the word about its Training, Education, and Certification offerings. The PSA can be found here and is available to view and download.

NCSAM Week Two

The focus of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month’s second week is “Securing Devices at Home and Work.” During the week, individuals and organizations should take a look at the steps they can take to secure internet-connected devices for personal and professional use.

This year has seen major disruptions in the way we work, learn, and socialize. Many of these activities have been forced online. . With our homes, schools, and business more connected than ever, it’s vital to “Protect It” and #BeCyberSmart.

Learn how to “Protect It” by visiting the following resources:

New Industrial Security Posters

CDSE has just released six new Industrial Security posters:

Access the larger sizes and additional Industrial Security posters here. Help boost security awareness in your organization by sharing, downloading, and posting these posters today!

Deadlines and Deliverables Card Game

CDSE, in partnership with the Defense Personnel and Security Research Center (PERSEREC), has released “Deadlines and Deliverables” to help insider threat and security programs and their staff learn the value of resilience while navigating challenges. Access the new game today!

Upcoming Know Your CDSE Speaker Series

CDSE invites you to participate in our upcoming October and November “Know Your CDSE” Speaker Series. Join us for these live, interactive, 30 minute events to learn about CDSE’s many Personnel Security courses; performance support tools; and resources available to develop and enhance your Personnel Security programs, knowledge, and skills. You will also have the opportunity to learn about our Education Program, including eligibility requirements, the courses, and certificates.

Know Your CDSE: Personnel Security
Tuesday, October 27, 2020
12:00 – 12:30 p.m. ET

Know Your CDSE: Education
Tuesday, November 10, 2020
12:00 – 12:30 p.m. ET

Sign up today at CDSE Webinars!

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