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Certified Special Security Officer (CSSO)

THIS CERTIFICATION IS ONLY OFFERED TO GOVERNMENT, MILITARY, AND LAW ENFORCEMENT PERSONNEL (QUALIFIED GOVERNMENT CONTRACTOR EMPLOYEES WILL NEED APPROVAL). Certified Special Security Officer (CSSO) is designed as a "stand-alone" certification. This certificate program is designed for security professionals who administer all aspects of security for classified programs.  The program provides understanding with all Director of National Intelligence (DNI) Intelligence Community Directives (ICDs), Policy Memorandums, and Policy Guidance; including the planning, design, and/or construction of Sensitive Compartmental Information Facility (SCIF). This is a vital certificate and is highly recommended for federal security, military, and law enforcement officers. This highly interactive course offers practical instruction on how to build a SCIF.


(18 units) 600 Series Certification

Minimum Experience: 4 years

Exam: Required

Center for Security and Emergency Management (C4SEM). Homeland Security Training and Certification Academy
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