Friday, March 2, 2012

Going above and beyond requirements of NISP Enhancement Category 11

Going above and beyond requirements of NISP Enhancement Category 11 includes membership and attendance in Security Community Events.

Enrollment and attendance in security community and professional organization events demonstrates contribution and growth. For inspection purposes, be sure to collect sign-in sheets, training handouts and more importantly demonstrate application of lessons learned to show proof of your involvement. Monthly lunch meetings, working groups and other opportunities are places where members of a similar community meet to learn or solve common problems.

The National Industrial Security Program organizations include:

Industrial Security Awareness Council (ISAC)
 ISAC- ISAC is an informal, non-profit association of defense contractor, Defense Security Service, and Federal Bureau of Investigation personnel. It was formed to assist defense contractors in compliance with the National Industrial Security program and with the protection of classified and company proprietary information through training for security personnel, provision of security awareness media and materials, and dissemination of counterintelligence and other security-related information.

National Industrial Security Program Policy Advisory Committee (NISPPAC)
 The National Industrial Security Program Policy Advisory Committee, comprised of both Government and industry representatives, is responsible for recommending changes in industrial security policy through modifications to Executive Order 12829, its implementing directives, and the National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual. The NISPPAC also advises the Information Security Oversight Office on all matters concerning the policies of the National Industrial Security Program (NISP), including recommended changes to those policies, and serves as a forum to discuss policy issues in dispute.

Society of Industrial Security Professionals (NCMS)
The purpose of the Society is to advance the practice of classification management in the disciplines of industrial security, information security, government designated unclassified information, and intellectual property, and to foster the highest qualities of security professionalism among its members.

The National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA)
NDIA is America’s leading Defense Industry association promoting national security. NDIA is proud to provide a legal and ethical forum for the exchange of information between Industry and Government on National Security issues. Our members foster the development of the most innovative and superior equipment, training and support for our warfighters and first responders through our divisions, local chapters, affiliated associations and events.

Going above and beyond includes not only joining organizations, but documenting attendance and using knowledge learned to improve security at your organization.

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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