May 25, 2016
DSS Releases ISL 2016-02, "Insider Threat"
DSS releases ISL 2016-02, which provides DoD implementation guidance for NISPOM Change 2, Insider Threat Program Implementation. Click here to view ISL 2016-02.
Additional information on implementing the requirements of NISPOM Change 2 related to insider threat can be found in the Most Requested Links section on the home page of www.dss.mil.
May 19, 2016
DoD Releases Change 2 to DoD 5220.22-M, National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM)
On May 18, 2016, the Department of Defense approved Change 2 to DoD 5220.22-M, "National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM)."
The change includes requirements for contractors to implement an insider threat program consistent with national policy; adds reporting requirements for Cleared Defense Contractors (CDC) relative to cyber incidents on CDC information systems approved to process classified information and can include activities occurring on unclassified information systems; addresses alignment with Federal standards for classified information systems, incorporates and cancels Supplement 1 to the NISPOM.
• Change 2 to DoD 5220.22-M can be found here.
• A Summary of Changes can be found here.
In order to keep industry updated with new insider threat program information as it becomes available the DSS website will be updated soon to include a webpage under "Most Requested Links" for insider threat implementation information. The webpage, "Industry Insider Threat Information and Resources," will serve as a single entry point to access information, tools, training, and resources for implementing your insider threat programs.
May 11, 2016
Navigating the AOP
DSS has published the "Navigating the Affiliated Operations Plan: A Guide for Industry," which is designed to assist companies with mitigating and managing affiliated operations per the requirements of the Foreign Ownership, Control, or Influence (FOCI) mitigation agreement. Click the title to access the document.
April 21, 2016
The Electronic Fingerprint Guide has been updated. To view, click here.
April 21, 2016
Extension of e-FCL NISP PSI Data Collection
The Defense Security Service (DSS) data collection of National Industrial Security Program (NISP) Personnel Security Investigation Projections is open and can be accessed through the Electronic Facility Clearance (e-FCL) system.
DSS is extending the closing date of this collection until April 22, 2016 to accommodate facilities that have yet to respond.
Please note that submitting the PSI projections is independent of e-FCL package submissions; submitting information related to the facility clearance is not required as part of the PSI data collection.
A quick tutorial video can be found at
http://www.dss.mil/multimedia/PSI_Tutorial.mp4 to assist in completing the PSI projections. For the best viewing of this video, hover your cursor over the link on the webpage, right-click and "save target as ...", so that you're saving the video to your computer. It can be viewed using Windows Media Player, QuickTime, and VLC Player.
We look forward to your participation. If you have any questions, please contact PSIprogram@dss.mil.
April 13, 2016
DSS Transition Timeline to Risk Management Framework (RMF) for Cleared Contractors
DSS is scheduled to release the DSS Assessment and Authorization Process Manual in support of RMF in July 2016. Please click here to view.
April 1, 2016
NCAISS Oracle Technology Refresh Announcement
Please click here to view.
|04/13/16||ATTENTION NCAISS USERS: DSS is currently experiencing server latency with our NCAISS system; we are working to resolve the issue but do not have a time frame for completion. Multiple systems are impacted due to the NCAISS latency issues to include ISFD, OBMS, and STEPP.|
|02/18/16||ATTENTION ISFD USERS: On Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016, Defense Security Service will be placing Industrial Security Facilities Database (ISFD) access behind the NISP Central Access Information Security System (NCAISS) portal. Access to NCAISS, user guides and tutorials, Frequently Asked Questions, and points of contact can all be found here.|
|12/09/15||ATTENTION OBMS USERS: The auto-generation feature within OBMS for templates
is currently not working properly.(more)
Templates can be downloaded at http://www.dss.mil/isp/odaa/odaa_links.html#Downloads. Please complete the templates off-line and upload the completed documents within the "Supporting Document "section within OBMS for processing.