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Check out the CDSE Education Program designed for DoD security professionals seeking to broaden their knowledge and understanding of the security profession.

Education courses provide opportunities to interact in discussion forums, peer reviews, and the like with other DoD civilian and military defense security professionals.

Participate in the Department of Defense's (DoD) initiative to professionalize the security workforce by pursuing a SPēD Certification. This initiative ensures there exists a common set of competencies among security practitioners that promotes interoperability, facilitates professional development and training, and develops a workforce of certified security professionals.

Take one of over 40 courses and programs hosted by CDSE that are approved for Continuing Education Unit (CEU) credit toward several CompTIA certification renewals, including A +, Network +, Security +, and CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP). Each CDSE course description notes whether it offers CEUs. CompTIA logo also maintains an up-to-date list of CDSE training pre-approved for CEUs.

The CDSE Education Program has established a program of advanced and graduate courses designed specifically to broaden DoD security specialists' knowledge and understanding of the security profession and prepare them for leadership positions and responsibilities. Students can earn Education Certificates in five concentrations: Risk Management, Security Leadership, Security Management, Security (Generalist), and for Systems and Operations.