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April 25, 2014
DSS releases ISL 2014-03 "GSA Containers and verifying Recertification Labels"
ISL 2014-03 provides clarification on the procurement of GSA containers and verifying GSA recertification labels, use of DoD approved alarms systems when the contractor is located on a military installation, and clarifies UL-2050 monitoring stations. Click HERE to view ISL.

April 24, 2014
DSS releases ISL 2014-02, "U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development(HUD)"

April 23, 2014
DoDM 5220.22, Volume 3, “National Industrial Security Program: Procedures for Government Activities Relating to Foreign Ownership, Control or Influence (FOCI)” is released

April 17, 2014
"DSS releases ISL 2014-01, "GSA Carriers for Overnight Delivery of SECRET and CONFIDENTIAL Classified Materials"

April 16, 2014
Next AskPSMO-I webinar

April 16, 2014
Guidance regarding Owning/Servicing Relationships as it relates to JPASaccount managers. Click here

April 11, 2014
ISFD User Awareness - Upside Down Quotation Marks (UDQMs)

April 10, 2014
DSS provides "Validation of Personnel with Eligibility for Access to Classified Information" notice to industry. Click here to view notice.

April 10, 2014
Guidance on Submitting Periodic Reinvestigations Effective April 10, 2014, the Defense Security Service Personnel Security Management Office for Industry (PSMO-I) will accept requests for periodic reinvestigations (PRs) that are within 90 days of the investigation anniversary date. This is a change from the current 30-day time frame and reinstates the previous 90-day submission window. For more information on the PR requirement, click here.

April 10, 2014
DSS has received a number of questions about the February 26, 2014posting, "Guidance on Managing Personnel Security Clearance Records in theJoint Personnel Adjudication System (JPAS) - Break in Access and Break inEmployment". DSS has revised the posting to provide clarification. Click "here.

April 01, 2014
FOCI Training Modules for OD/PH/VTs In order to support Outside Directors, Proxy Holders and Voting Trusteesperform their duties; DSS has developed three training modules. The new training modules can be found here.

February 26, 2014
Guidance on Managing Personnel Security Clearance Records in the Joint Personnel Adjudication System (JPAS) - Break in Access and Break in Employment "Click Here"

February 19, 2014
JPAS Account Holders, please click here for information regarding new policy affecting Inactive JPAS Accounts

February 10, 2014
An updated Electronic Fingerprint Capture Options for Industry guide can be found here

February 10, 2014
Personnel Security Investigations for Industry Submission Update

February 4, 2014
The PSMO-I has issued additional guidance regarding the submission of investigation requests with special handling/adjudication requirements.

January 31, 2014
Upcoming Personnel Security Investigation (PSI) Projection Survey

January 22, 2014
An updated Electronic Fingerprint Capture Options for Industry guide can be found here

January 17, 2014
Annual NISP Cost Collection Survey

January 16, 2014
AskPSMO-I webinar originally scheduled for January 28, 2014 has been rescheduled to February 25, 2014. Please visit the PSMO-I Webinars page for more information.

January 16, 2014
SAPPC Achieves National Accreditation

January 8, 2014
New Derivative Classification Refresher Course

January 7, 2014
Personnel Security Investigations for Industry Submission Update

January 6, 2014
Notice: The Derivative Classification Training job aid listed as a training resource in ISL 2013-06 has been revised. Click here to read the notice.

January 6, 2014
The December 2013 deadline for implementing an eFP solution has passed. Still need help implementing a solution? Click here for more details.

December 31, 2013
Notice regarding contractor inadvertent exposure to classified information in the public domain. Click here to read the notice.

December 19, 2013
The December 2013 electronic fingerprint deadline is quickly approaching. Still need help implementing a solution? Click here for more details.

December 16, 2013
Important information for JPAS users in preparation for Data Quality Initiative 68982

December 4, 2013
DSS release of ISL 2013-06, "Derivative Classification Responsibilities"

December 3, 2013
Changes to United States Postal Service Express Mail and Use of Labels

September 27, 2013
DSS Postpones FOCI Conference

September 24, 2013
Notice to ISSMs

September 19, 2013
DSS posts frequently asked questions on the security clearance process

September 11, 2013
DSS Industrial Policy Division releases FAQ reference remarking improperly marked classified material

September 09, 2013
Third Annual Voice of Industry Survey is underway

August 21, 2013
Third Annual Voice of Industry Survey coming in September

July 08, 2013
DSS Industrial Policy Division post guidance on Cleared Contractors Responsibilities for Subcontractor and Self-Employed Consultants Personnel Security Clearances (PCL) and Facility Clearances (FCL).

July 02, 2013
DSS releases ISL 2013-05

July 01, 2013
DSS Industrial Policy Division releases FAQ reference AIS authorization on the DD Form 254

June 27, 2013
September 2013 Vulnerability Assessment Rating Matrix Update Announced

June 26, 2013
2013 James S. Cogswell Outstanding Industrial Security Achievement Award winners announced.

June 11, 2013
Notice regarding contractor inadvertent exposure to classified information in the public domain

June 11, 2013
DSS release of ISL 2013-04 "Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC)"

June 7, 2013
Suspension of TS PRs for Industry

June 5, 2013
Updated guidance on Electronic Fingerprint Capture Options for Industry

May 22, 2013
Use of Drop Boxes for Classified Overnight Delivery Prohibited

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