The Industrial Security Program is a multi-disciplinary security program focused on the protection of classified information developed by or entrusted to U.S. industry operating under the National Industrial Security Program (NISP).

DGR Role and Responsibilities

DGR Role and Responsibilities
PDF icon January 2018, 5 pages. This job aid is a tool to help DSS Industrial Security Representatives (ISR), Facility Security Officers (FSO), or other designee(s) oversee the international transfer of classified materials when serving as a Designated Government Representative (DGR).

Mergers, Acquisitions, Reorganization, Spin-off/Splits (MARS) Job Aid

Mergers, Acquisitions, Reorganization, Spin-off/Splits (MARS)
PDF icon September 2017, 12 pages. This job aid is designed to provide the user with a basic knowledge of the Mergers, Acquisitions, Reorganizations and Spin-offs/Splits process. It will help Facility Security Officers (FSOs) and Senior Management Officials (SMOs) recognize reporting thresholds and procedures, understand the potential impacts of mergers, and appreciate the benefits of advanced reporting.

Facility Security Officer Program

NISP Contract Classification System (NCCS)
PDF icon June 2017. 9 pages. This job aid provides background information on the National Industrial Security Program (NISP) Contract Classification System (NCCS).

Facility Security Officer Program

Facility Security Officer Program
PDF icon February 2017. Trifold brochure. This pamphlet details the Facility Security Officer Program, a program of study that prepares individuals for the duties and responsibilities of a Facility Security Officer (FSO) in a contractor facility participating in the National Industrial Security Program (NISP).

Self Inspection Handbook for NISP Contractors

Self Inspection Handbook for NISP Contractors
PDF icon May 2016, 68 pages. The National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM) requires that all participants in the National Industrial Security Program (NISP) conduct their own self-inspection, to include a self-inspection of their Insider Threat program. This handbook is designed as a job aid to assist in compliance with this requirement. The handbook also suggests various techniques to help enhance the quality of your self-inspection and provides a validation section where you can capture the actions taken to support your answers for each applicable element.

Industrial Security Facilities Database (ISFD)

Industrial Base Technology List
PDF icon February 2016, 12 pages. The job aid introduces security practitioners to DSS's Industrial Base Technology List (IBTL).  The IBTL identifies and defines critical U.S. defense technology and crosswalks all categories to the legacy Military Critical Technology List. This job aid is an excellent resource for the protection of U.S. technology and the implementation of research, development and acquisition security practices.

Instructions for Completing DD Form 254

Instructions for Completing DD Form 254
A printable guide to provide assistance for anyone who has been tasked with completing a DD Form 254.

Administrative Inquiry (AI) Job Aid for Industry

Administrative Inquiry (AI) Job Aid for Industry
PDF icon July 2011, 13 pages. This job aid provides instructions for conducting an administrative inquiry (AI) and includes guidelines for conducting the administrative inquiry and submitting the initial and final reports. A Final Report Template is included to assist. The target audience for this job aid includes industrial security personnel, specifically Facility Security Officers (FSOs) at cleared DoD contractor facilities participating in the NISP, other contractor security personnel, and DoD Industrial Security Specialists.