In accordance with Department of the Army, G-2 Memorandum, subject: Interim
Policy for Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) Program Management, dated
23 Mar 11
Special Security Officer
Special Security Representatives
- All personnel assigned to the position of SSO and or Assistant SSO (ASSO)
will attend the DoD SCI Security Officials Course hosted by the Center of
Development for Security Excellence (CDSE)/Defense Security Service (DSS)
within 120 days of being appointed to these security duties. (Course
information listed below)
- SSO personnel are also required to take training in Personnel, Physical and
Technical, and Information Security. The major organizations providing training
are the Defense Intelligence Agency, the Office of the Director of National
Intelligence and the Defense Security Service.
- SSRs will be trained by their respective SSO within 30 days of assignment to
the position and when possible, allowed attendance at DIA’s SCI Security
Officials course as a security baseline.
- SSOs will provide security training to subordinate commands for T-SCIF
operations and further safeguarding of classified information during
DoD SCI Security Official Course (DIA)
Hosted by Center of Development for Security Excellence (CDSE)/DSS @ Linthicum,
MD training facility
Mobile Five Day Training Course – available at unit’s request @
PS103.16 – Personnel Security Management Course
GS102.16 – Risk Management for DoD Security Programs Course
Unauthorized Disclosure Training
Annual mandatory requirement for personnel with access to SCI and should be
used during the new employee orientation. This specific training meets the
DNI'S requirement on Unauthorized Disclosure Training and Awareness.
Click on Training:
Web Based Training Courses
Unauthorized Disclosure Web Based Training
*Underneath this tab there are TWO training courses to be Launched
- Unauthorized Disclosure of Classified Information, duration: 30
minutes, Passing score for Exam/80%, Add name to Certificate, Print and
provide a copy to the organization SSO.
- Unauthorized Disclosure of Classified Information Supplement for
Security Professionals, duration: 20 minutes, Passing score for Exam/80%,
Add name to Certificate, Print and provide a copy to the organization SSO.