Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Acronyms FSOs and Security Specialists Should be Familiar With

BL Bill of Lading
CAGE Commercial and Government Entity
CIA Central Intelligence Agency
CM Configuration Management
COMSEC Communications Security
CSA Cognizant Security Agency
CSO Cognizant Security Office
DAA Designated Accrediting/Approving Authority
DGR Designated Government Representative
DNI Director of National Intelligence
DoD Department of Defense
DoE Department of Energy
DSS Defense Security Service
EAA Export Administration Act
FBI Federal Bureau of Investigation
FCL Facility (Security) Clearance
FGI Foreign Government Information
FOCI Foreign Ownership, Control or Influence
FSO Facility Security Officer
GCA Government Contracting Activity
GSA General Services Administration
IS Information System
ISOO Information Security Oversight Office
ISSM Information System Security Manager
ISSO Information System Security Officer
ITAR International Traffic in Arms Regulations
LAA Limited Access Authorization
MFO Multiple Facility Organization
NACLC National Agency Check with Local Agency Check and Credit Check
NISP National Industrial Security Program
NISPOM National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual
NSA National Security Agency
OADR OriginatingAgency’s Determination Required
PCL Personnel (Security) Clearance
RFP Request for Proposal
RFQ Request for Quotation
SCI SensitiveCompartmented Information
SCIF Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility
SSBI Single Scope Background Investigation
SSP Systems Security Plan
TCO Technology Control Officer
TCP Technology Control Plan
TP Transportation Plan

Find out more of these acronyms and what they mean in DoD Security Clearances and Contracts Guidebook

Jeffrey W. Bennett, ISP is the owner of Red Bike Publishing Red Bike Publishing . Jeff is an accomplished writer of non-fiction books, novels and periodicals. He also owns Red bike Publishing. Published books include: "Get Rich in a Niche-Insider's Guide to Self Publishing in a Specialized Industry" and "Commitment-A Novel". Jeff is an expert in security and has written many security books including: "Insider's Guide to Security Clearances" and "DoD Security Clearances and Contracts Guidebook", "ISP Certification-The Industrial Security Professional Exam Manual", and NISPOM/FSO Training" See Red Bike Publishing for print copies of: Army Leadership, The Ranger Handbook, The Army Physical Readiness Manual, Drill and Ceremonies, The ITAR,and The NISPOM

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