This website is the premier destination for accessing security awareness courses for DoD and other U.S. Government and defense industry personnel who do not require transcripts to fulfill training requirements for their specialty.

A certificate is provided after the course is completed; however, there is no record maintained by CDSE. Additional eLearning and instructor-led courses, that CDSE maintains a record of, are available on the CDSE Learning Management System called STEPP. To view these additional courses, please see the complete course catalog at

Access the Unauthorized Disclosure training (compliant with White House and Secretary of Defense Memoranda) here . There is no certificate included with this training; please maintain local records.

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Security Tip
How do you protect yourself from online foreign intelligence targeting and elicitation? When posting information about yourself on social media sites, avoid citing your past and present specific position titles and don’t list your security clearance! While employment recruiters do look at profiles for potential employees, so do foreign intelligence services or other nefarious organizations.

To learn more about how to identify foreign intelligence elicitation and recruitment, check out our job aid.