The National Industrial Security System (NISS) deployed on Oct. 1, 2018, replacing Industrial Security Facilities Database (ISFD) and Electronic Facilities Clearance System (e-FCL), and is the DSS System of Record for industrial security oversight accessible by Industry, Government, and DSS personnel.
NISS can be accessed through NCAISS here (https://ncaiss.dss.mil/).
For information about registration, training, capabilities, and other details please review the sections below.
If you have any problems with the system usage, please contact the Knowledge Center at: 888-282-7682, options 2 and then 2.
The following user roles will be available for External users. An external user can request multiple roles, if required for their job duties.
NISS is DSS’ future information system architecture and will replace Industrial Security Facilities Database (ISFD) and Electronic Facilities Clearance System (e-FCL) capabilities to develop an on-demand, data-driven environment with automated workflows accessible to Industry and Government partners.
NISS is being developed and released in increments, allowing users to experience benefits quickly. The initial increment of NISS will replace and expand upon capabilities of two legacy systems, ISFD and e-FCL, and automate the Initial Facility Clearance process. This increment will also provide expanded access and transparency to security professionals’ facility information. Increment 1 will be followed by additional enhancements to the system’s functionality and integration, ultimately automating many core DSS and Industry security functions.
NISS solution has been developed in-line with Deputy Chief Management Officer (DCMO) requirements to maximize value while minimizing costs. DSS conducted Business Process Reengineering (BPR) of 22 core DSS functions to create streamlined and efficient workflows. The BPR efforts engaged over 300 DSS, Industry, and Government stakeholders to generate true system requirements tied to optimized business processes.
NISS is a top DSS priority and will modernize the National Industrial Security Program (NISP) Information Environment and provide the USG and Industry stakeholders with a data-driven, collaborative, integrated capability to assess and mitigate risk.