Counterintelligence Awareness and Security Brief

The "Counterintelligence Awareness and Security Brief" course was developed primarily for employees at cleared defense contractor facilities. This eLearning training enables these employees to complete the training at any time, to fulfill their initial or annual security, counterintelligence, and insider threat awareness training requirement. The emphasis of the training is on awareness of potential threats directed against U.S. technology; it also explains common suspicious activities, including insider threats that should be reported to the Facility Security Officer (FSO) in compliance with NISPOM 1-302. FSOs may use this training in conjunction with their company specific security protocols for duties applicable to the employee’s job, to meet the Security Training and Briefings requirement outlined in NISPOM Chapter 3. The Industrial Security Letter 2016-02, specifically designates this course as an option for meeting the annual Insider Threat Awareness training for cleared industry employees.

NOTE 1: In order to receive a certificate for this course, you must take and pass the Counterintelligence Awareness and Security Brief Exam. A passing score of 75% on the final exam allows students to print a certificate of successful completion.

NOTE 2: The course includes a printable certificate which can serve as evidence that a student completed the course. When a student takes the course using this link, CDSE will not maintain any record of that student by name or any personally identifiable information. If the student needs documentation that he or she has completed the course, he or she will have to print the certificate at the end of the course.


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