A Special Access Program is established for a specific class of classified information that imposes safeguarding and access requirements that exceed those normally required for information at the same classification level.

Introduction to the RMF for Special Access Programs (SAPs)

Introduction to the RMF for Special Access Programs (SAPs)
PDF icon April 2019, 11 pages. This document is a quick reference of the Risk Management Framework (RMF) used for the management of all networks, systems, and components under the purview of the Department of Defense (DoD) SAP information systems as set forth in the DoDM 5205.07 SAP Security Manual: Volume 1 (V1) General Procedures, Reference Enclosure 6, Cybersecurity and the DoD Joint SAP Implementation Guide (JSIG).

SAP Nomination Process Quick Reference Job Aid

SAP Nomination Process (SAPNP)
PDF icon September 2016, 2 pages. This Job Aid reinforces the responsibilities and procedures for the SAP Nomination Process. It is suitable for viewing online and also can be printed as a handy desk reference.

Top Secret Control Officer

Top Secret Control Officer (TCSO)
PDF icon February 2016. Trifold brochure. This overview outlines Top Secret Control Officer (TSCO) roles and responsibilities required by policy to assure the protection of National Security Information. Both Collateral and SAP requirements are covered in this overview.

Procedures for Transporting Special Access Program (SAP) Material

Procedures for Transporting Special Access Program (SAP) Material
PDF icon July 2015, 15 pages. This job aid contains what you should include in a transportation plan, who must approve a transportation plan, and a transportation plan template.

Security Incidents Trifold

Security Incidents Trifold
PDF icon March 2015, 2 pages. This guide describes the types of security incidents that can happen in a SAP environment and includes the actions that security personnel should take.

SAP Briefing Brochure

SAP Briefing Brochure
PDF icon December 2014, 2 pages. This job aid provides guidance for required briefing, refresher training, and debriefing topics that must be given to every program-accessed individual. Presentation tips are included for those who are new to delivering briefings.

SAPs Types and Categories

SAPs Types and Categories
PDF icon September 2012, 2 pages. This printable reference identifies and defines the three types and three categories of Special Access Programs.