March 17, 2015
ATTENTION: The PSMO-I fax number has changed. (more)
Please send your relevant documents (i.e., SF312s, etc.) to (571)305-6011 or email@example.com. If you have any questions, email the PSMO at AskPSMO-I@dss.mil.
March 13, 2015
Directive-type Memorandum (DTM) 15-002, "Policy Guidance for the Processing of National Interest Determinations (NIDs) in Connection with Foreign Ownership, Control, or Influence (FOCI)" was promulgated and effective on February 11, 2015. (more)
The link to the DTM can be accessed directly here.
The DTM provides guidance to Government Activities (DoD (including Defense Security Service (DSS)) and the non-DoD agencies who have entered into agreements with DoD for industrial security services) about the industrial security procedures and practices related to NIDs and the role of DSS proposing NIDs on behalf of the Government Contracting Activities if the U.S. contractor requires access to proscribed information under a special security agreement (SSA). The NISPOM (DoD 5220.22-M) continues to provide guidance to NISP contractors about actions and issues related to FOCI and NIDs.
March 12, 2015
DSS Releases ISL 2015-01 to Add Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) to NISPOM Paragraph 1-103b, Agency Agreements (more)
DSS releases ISL 2015-01, updating the list of Federal agencies that have entered into an agreement with DoD for Industrial Security services. Click here to view ISL.
March 4, 2015
NEW VERSION of PSSAR Form Required to Request JPAS Access (more)
Effective March 1st, all requests for JPAS account activations, modifications, or deletions MUST be submitted on the new PSSAR form. The new form is available on the left-hand navigation on the JPAS PSA webdocs page under the"Access Request" header. After March 1st, requests submitted on old versions of the form will be denied. Please note, DMDC is in the process of updating the version of the form on the DTIC website.
February 2, 2015
Incubation of the DoD Insider Threat Management Analysis Center, Feb. 2, 2015 (more)
The Defense Security Service has been directed by the Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence to establish the Department of Defense (DoD) Insider Threat Management Analysis Center (DITMAC) and develop its concept of operations. The DITMAC will work with, and on behalf of, all Department of Defense components to enable information sharing, common standards for action, and best practices for the mitigation of insider threats. The DITMAC does this under the direction and authority of the Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence, in compliance with privacy and civil liberties standards, with the intent of ensuring the safety and protection of DoD personnel and assets. At its core, the DITMAC provides a shared architecture by which the evaluation of threat reporting can be coordinated and disseminated to the relevant authorities within, or outside, the department. More information on the DITMAC can be found here.
|3/24/15||ATTENTION e-FCL USERS: (more)
The e-FCL system will not be available on Friday, March 27, 2015 from 3pm to 5pm EST for system maintenance.
We apologize for the inconvenience.
|2/27/15||ATTENTION OBMS USERS: OBMS is back-online. The Ad Hoc Reporting capability within the OBMS Business
Management System (OBMS) will be unavailable until May 2015. (more)
To minimize the impact to Industry, ODAA will be providing Facility Information System reports upon request. Requests for reports can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org or by posting a request through the OBMS Bulletin Board. ODAA provided reports will include the status of all plans for the facility with the approval and expiration dates. The report will also include the Plan Type, System Type, Physical Environment, Protection Level, and Classification Level for all System Security Plan for the requested Cage Code(s).
Issues have been reported from Users downloading documents from the Bulletin Board Module and we are working to resolve the problem. Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.
|1/29/15||ODAA Business Management System (OBMS) Full Deployment (more)|