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Advanced Developing Field Leaders in Industrial Security

Locations & Dates:

Date: 15 - 26 Oct 2017
Ref: M1163
Location: Rome, Italy
Fees: 6750 

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This curriculum provides students with an introduction to the Industrial Security Program as well as a thorough understanding of the DoD and National Industrial Security Program (NISP) rules, procedures and requirements. The curriculum also provides an in-depth review of the Certification and Accreditation (C&A) process. Upon completion of this curriculum the students should have the knowledge to implement the basic industrial security requirements of the National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM). These are the same requirements that every cleared contractor facility participating in the National Industrial Security Program (NISP) follows and on which any additional security requirements imposed by the government should be based. Upon completion of all courses in the curriculum and the passing of the individual course exams students will be issued a Basic Industrial Security for the Government Security Specialist eLearning Certificate.
Industrial Security Program. The course presents the legal and regulatory basis for the program and how the program is implemented throughout DoD. This course includes an overview of DoD implementation of the National Industrial Security Program (NISP) and discussion of including in contracts security requirements that are outside the scope of NISP.

Course Content:

  1. Records, Planning & Budgeting
  2. Staffi ng
  3. Facility Clearances & Approvals
  4. Special forms (254, 441, etc.)
  5. Escorting Uncleared US Nationals
  6. Incidents of Security Concern
  7. Risk Management

Document Security

  1. Creation & Marking
  2. Storage & Accountability
  3. Transmission & Receipting
  4. Reproduction & Destruction
  5. End of Contract Actions
  6. Emergency Actions and Physical Protections
  7. Access Controls

Information Systems Security

  1. System Security Plans
  2. Accreditation
  3. Physical Protections
  4. Administrative & Procedural Controls
  5. Forensics
  6. Reporting & Records
  7. Destruction

Physical Security

  1. Theory: Graded & Layered Protection
  2. Locks & Security Containers
  3. Vaults & Vault-type Rooms
  4. Alarms
  5. CCTV
  6. Central Alarm Stations & Requirements
  7. Access Con

Personnel Security

  1. Forms
  2. Adjudication
  4. Clearances & Badges

International Security

  1. Export Control Regulations
  2. Foreign Visits & Assignments
  3. Foreign Ownership, Control or Infl uence
  4. Controlling Access by Foreign Persons

Classifi cation

  1. Identifying Critical Information
  2. Classifi cation System & Guides
  3. Declassifi

Security Education

  1. Requirements and Content
  2. Ideas & Techniques

Audits & Self-Assessments

  1. Audits
  2. Self-Assessments


  1. Intellectual Property
  3. Counterintelligence
  4. Operations Security (OPSEC)
  5. SAP1