June 8, 2016
2016 Cogswell Awards Announced
The Defense Security Service (DSS) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 James S. Cogswell Outstanding Industrial Security Achievement Award. Forty-two facilities were selected for the award, presented today at the annual NCMS training seminar, in Nashville, Tenn. The entire list of winners can be seen here.
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.
|06/20/16||ATTENTION STEPP Users: System maintenance is scheduled for
Thursday, 23 June 2016 from 6:00PM to 9:00PM ET.
THE FOLLOWING COURSES WILL NOT BE ACCESSIBLE, ALL OTHER STEPP SERVICES UNAFFECTED
• Industrial Security Facilities Database (ISFD) for DSS Users (DS112.06)
• JPAS/JCAVS Virtual Training for Security Professionals Course (PS123.16)
• e-FCL for DSS Users (IS352.06)
• JPAS/JAMS Virtual Training for Security Professionals (PS124.06)
• The Technical Implementation of Certification and Accreditation (C&A) -
• Configuration to DSS Standards Virtual Environment (IS311.16)
Thank you for your patience.
|06/17/16||ATTENTION e-FCL USERS: The e-FCL system will not be available on July 1, 2016 from 3 to 5 p.m. EST for system maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.|
|06/01/16||ATTENTION ALL DSS application USERS: DSS will be implementing new application certificates on Thursday, 2 June 2016 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM ET. All DSS applications will be getting new certificates to include NCAISS, ISFD, STEPP, and OBMS. Please contact the Knowledge Center for further assistance or questions (888) 282-7682.|
|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.