October 22, 2014
Capital Region Opens New Field Office (more)Effective Oct. 1, 2014, the Capital Region successfully stood up its seventh Field Office in Alexandria, Va. The Alexandria 3 Field Office is currently in the initial operating stage and is in the process of assigning facilities. Capital Region will transition these facilities between now and January 1, 2015. Throughout the process the affected facilities with changes to their Industrial Security Representative will be notified, updates will also be provided via the Voice of Industry Newsletter, and our DSS.Mil website. In addition, Capital Region is planning several open house events in 2015, so please keep an eye out for events in your area! Click here for the new field office boundaries.
September 29, 2014
Vulnerability Assessment Rating Matrix 2014 – CI Enhancement Update (more) Last fall, DSS implemented an update to the Security Vulnerability Assessment Rating Matrix, a tool that enables our representatives to consistently and systematically account for vulnerabilities and enhancements during assessments. DSS received a positive response from our field staff and across Industry, and are taking the opportunity to incorporate the feedback we received to further refine this process.
Accordingly, on October 1, 2014, DSS will be rolling out revisions to the Rating Matrix Counterintelligence (CI) enhancement. This CI enhancement update will further improve the rating process, adding clarity and driving consistency by properly identifying enhancements that have the most positive impact on contractor security programs. The core Vulnerability Assessment Rating Matrix document, outlining the assessment process, vulnerability definitions, and enhancement categories, has been updated and can be found here . You will note the following modifications:
September 12, 2014
Click here to view the latest AskPSMO-I webinar on Customer Service Requests.
|10/20/14||Attention OBMS Users: All OBMS users may experience issues uploading documents to the application due to server issues. DSS/OCIO is diligently working to get this issue resolved.|
|08/12/14||Attention ISFD Internal Users: Internal ISFD users may experience issues accessing Custom Reports due to varying laptop and desktop configurations. (more)
Please note that ISFD users must use Java version 6 to access Custom Reports while other applications may require Java version 7. ISFD users are able to switch back and forth between Java versions. Click HERE to learn how.
Please contact DSS IT Support for further assistance at 866-377-4846. We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience.