Cleared defense contractors provide the technology and know-how that delivers products and services to our defense industry. CDCs and be a prime contractor or subcontractor and are contracted to support government organizations. The designation of CDC indicates that the organization is a government contractor with a facility clearance and is made up of employees with personnel security clearances. With classified contracts, the CDCs are required to protect their government customer’s classified information while performing on classified contracts.
1. National Industrial Program Operating Manual (NISPOM)
Which defense contractors should register with the DDTC?
Which defense commodities require export licenses?
Which defense services require export licenses?
What are corporate and government export responsibilities?
What constitutes an export?
How does one apply for a license or technical assistance agreement?
The main presentation is great for initial training or for refresher annual security awareness training required of all cleared employees.
NISPOM requires the following training topics during initial training and refresher training:
- Threat Awareness Briefing Including Insider Threat
- Counterintelligence Awareness Briefing
- Overview Of The Security Classification System
- Employee Reporting Obligations And Requirements, Including Insider Threat
- Cybersecurity awareness training for all authorized IS users
b. Derivative Classifier Training
c. Insider Threat Training
- Designate an Insider Threat senior official
- Establish an Insider Threat Program / Self-certify the Implementation Plan in writing to DSS.
- Establish an Insider Threat Program group
- Provide Insider Threat training
- Monitor classified network activity
- Gather, integrate, and report relevant and credible information; detect insiders posing risk to classified information; and mitigate insider threat risk
- Conduct self-inspections of Insider Threat Program.
d. SF 312 Briefing
Newly cleared employees must sign an SF-312, Non Disclosure Agreement. Instead of just having them sign the box, why not give them the appropriate SF-312 Briefing describing what exactly is on the form and why they are signing it.
Jeffrey W. Bennett, ISP is the owner of Red Bike Publishing Red Bike Publishing . He regularly consults, presents security training, and recommends export compliance and intellectual property protection countermeasures. He is an accomplished writer of non-fiction books, novels and periodicals. 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".