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Self-Inspection Handbook for NISP Contractors

Self-Inspection Handbook for NISP Contractors

The Center for Development of Security Excellence (CDSE) has developed the 2016 Self-Inspection Handbook for NISP Contractors. This handbook covers the latest NISPOM incorporating Change 2 and is the required tool for FSOs to perform a risk based assessment of their security program to protect classified information.

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According to NISPOM Paragraph 1-207b and subparagraphs. “Contractors shall review their security system on a continuing basis and shall also conduct a formal self-inspection, including the self-inspection required by paragraph 8-101h of chapter 8 of this Manual, at intervals consistent with risk management principles.

(1) These self-inspections will be related to the activity, information, information systems (ISs), and conditions of the overall security program, to include the insider threat program; have sufficient scope, depth, and frequency; and management support in execution and remedy.

(2) The contractor will prepare a formal report describing the self-inspection, its findings, and resolution of issues found. The contractor will retain the formal report for CSA review through the next CSA inspection.

(3) A senior management official at the cleared facility will certify to the CSA, in writing on an annual basis, that a self-inspection has been conducted, that senior management has been briefed on the results, that appropriate corrective action has been taken, and that management fully supports the security program at the cleared facility.

(4) Self-inspections by contractors will include the review of representative samples of the contractor’s derivative classification actions, as applicable.

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Other books you might consider for performing under classified contracts. The FSO certification library:

DoD Security Clearance and Contracts Guidebook

Insider’s Guide to Security Clearances

ISP Certification-The Industrial Security Professional Exam Manual

NISPOM Training

Initial Security Training

Annual Refresher Training

Derivative Classifier Training

International Traffic In Arms Regulation ITAR


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