December 03, 2020

Register Now for DVSCI

Registration is now open 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 National Industrial Security Program (NISP).

Find out more and register here.

Tales from the Inside Volume 3 Now Available

CDSE recently made available “Tales from the Inside, Volume 3", the latest in our series of vignettes highlighting positive outcomes in insider threat programs. Learn how positive interventions mitigated risk and allowed a trusted employee to retain his position and remain a productive member of the workforce by visiting here.

Newly Archived Speaker Series

Did you miss any of our recent Speaker Series? No problem! Access these archived topics:

Know Your CDSE: Cybersecurity

Know Your CDSE: Industrial Security

Know Your CDSE: Personnel Security

Check out all of our Speaker Series and webinars on the CDSE website for On Demand Webinars (includes CDSE Certificates of Training) and Previously Recorded Webinars (does not include certificates).

Upcoming Speaker Series

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

The Ins and Outs of the Foreign Travel Brief
Wednesday, January 20, 2021
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. ET

You may be thinking, “Wow, this is so timely because we are doing so much foreign travel during this pandemic.” However, this brief contains vital information for when we are able travel again. Relax and join CDSE as we give a detailed overview of the Foreign Travel Brief (FTB).

Insider Threat and Prevention, Assistance, and Response (PAR) Capabilities)
Thursday, January 28, 2021
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. ET

PAR capabilities provide DoD leaders with options to care for their personnel who are at risk of potentially violent behavior and addresses their concerns. This webinar will discuss the importance of PAR capabilities to an effective insider threat program and its practical application.

Visit CDSE Webinars to sign up and join the discussion!

New Personnel Security Posters

CDSE has just released three new Personnel Security posters:

Financial Reporting Requirements 1

Financial Reporting Requirements 2

Travel Reporting Requirements

Visit this site to access the larger sizes for these Personnel Industrial Security posters. Help boost security awareness in your organization by sharing, downloading, and posting these posters today!

STEPP Notice

The Security Training, Education, and Professionalization Portal (STEPP) will undergo maintenance and will be inaccessible on the following date:

Date: December 3, 2020
Time: 7:00 – 11:00 p.m. ET
Duration: 4 hours
Reason: system update

During this window, STEPP users will be unable to access the system. Also, note STEPP has a daily maintenance backup from 1:00 a.m. to 1:30 a.m. ET. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

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