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  • 10 Jan 2024 5:06 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    SAVE THE DATE - March 5, 2024

    The next seminar will be held on March 5th at

    MITRE Corporation, 209 Research Blvd, Suite 200A, Aberdeen, MD 21001

  • 24 Oct 2023 8:00 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    NMSC - ISAC Seminar

    When:  Tuesday, 24 October 2023

    Time:  8:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.


    Battelle Eastern Science & Technology Center

    1204 Technology Drive, Aberdeen, MD 21001

    Registration is open 

  • 18 Sep 2023 11:01 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    NMSC Members,

    Per our council's Bylaws the membership is required to elect the Board of Directors on a bi-annual basis.  So, at this time we would like to invite all members in good standing to nominate themselves if they would be interested in serving on the Board of Directors.  The Board is intended to represent the makeup of the membership so that members associated or employed by large and small firms are fairly represented.  Remember this council was created with volunteers and can not exist without them so please consider being a member of the board!

    We will be holding elections for the following positions:  President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer.  These are 2-year termed positions.

    Please send Andrew Martin, the NMSC President an email with your interest in any of the board positions or if you have any questions and he will be happy to help.  His email is  

  • 15 Sep 2022 2:57 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    NMSC - ISAC Seminar

    When:  Wednesday, 26 October 2022

    Time:  8:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.


    Battelle Eastern Science & Technology Center
    1204 Technology Drive, Aberdeen, MD 21001

    You can register for the Seminar here

  • 10 Jan 2022 1:39 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Senior Security Manager

    Parsons is seeking a Senior Security Manager to serve as the Corporate Program Security Officer (CPSO) for a high dynamic government research and development (R&D) laboratory to support the execution and management of special access programs (SAP) at one of the Army’s premier R&D Centers of Excellence, C5ISR Center RTI RSID, at Aberdeen Proving Ground (APG), Maryland. The Senior Security Manager must be proficient and capable of executing duties pertaining to SAP personnel security, physical security, and information security.

    The successful candidate will support a government managed R&D laboratory, working with a team of technical experts, to ensure that the lab and ongoing projects meet security and SAP requirements.

    Duties Include:

    ·         Perform CPSO responsibilities and duties set forth in DoDM 5205.07 V1-V4, AR 380-381, AR 380-5, AR 380-49 and applicable Army and DoD security regulations.

    ·         Create SOPs to implement the policies and guidance described in all applicable regulations for SAP and sensitive activities.

    ·         Manage the transfers, acceptance, and shipping of classified material, equipment, and computer resources to/from the Lab.

    ·         Support IA accreditation, security support to the IA and RMF processes.

    ·         Manage a security education, training and awareness program to ensure all personnel are knowledgeable and compliant with all applicable administrative and security requirements, while assigned to, participating in, or supporting organization activities.

    ·         Effectively manage all phases of an inquiry or investigation. Report the results of security incidents/violations, as required to leadership and Program Security Officer (PSO).

    ·         Advise and represent the organization on matters related to the program guidance, decisions, policies, procedures, classification, downgrading, de-classification, and safeguarding of national security information.

    ·         Prepare for inspections (conduct self-inspections), control access and access rosters, maintain classified accountability records, and conduct pre and post travel briefings for personnel going on foreign travel.

    ·         Obtain and manage accreditations of facilities by executing Fixed Facility Checklists (FFC), Co-utilization Agreements (CUA), and Memorandums of Understanding (MOU).

    ·         Coordinate initial access eligibility by collecting Personnel Security Questionnaires and submitting Program Access Requests using DISS and other SAP systems.

    ·         Provide security support to the organization including passing program access visit notifications, vetting individuals, and receiving approved visit notifications.

    ·         Coordinate and work directly with the government customers and government support offices, building management staff, and host security/facility managers for all facility related issues, special events, and operating procedures.


    ·         Bachelor’s degree

    ·         Ten (10) years’ experience working as a security specialist for a Government or Contractor organization with experience managing SAP, OPSEC, sensitive activities programs.

    ·         Completion of the DSS SAP management course.

    ·         Prior experience as a facility manager is a plus.

    ·         Possesses experience implementing and managing security principles and government special security regulations such as the DoDM 5205.07 SAP Security Manual.

    ·         Exceptional communications skills and pleasant, customer-oriented attitude are required.

    ·         Ability to effectively work independently and as part of an integrated team is required.

    ·         Must be proficient at multi-tasking give the dual nature of this position.

    ·         Excellent MS Office skills are required.

    ·         Strong attention to detail and excellent organizational skills are required.

    ·         This position requires the selected candidate to hold an active Department of Defense TS/SCI level security clearance, which requires US citizenship while working in support of a government contract.

    Please contact Andrew Martin at

  • 28 Oct 2021 4:17 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    A briefing was just added to the Resource page.  Check it out.

  • 27 Oct 2020 2:42 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Just posted on the Resource page the DCSA CDSE Fourth Quarter FY20 New Products List.  Be sure and check it out.  It has a lot of very good information and links to help security professionals like us.

  • 17 Oct 2020 9:02 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The announcement has been sent for our next Seminar.  We are adjusting with the current COVID-19 environment and hosting our first ever Virtual Seminar.  We hope you join us.

    Online registration: 

    NMSC - ISAC Virtual Seminar

    Date & Time: Tuesday, October 27, 2020 - 8:30 am-12:00 pm


    Industrial Security Product Highlights, Overview of FY20 New and Updated Products, and a look at the FY21 plan, by Jason Steinour, DCSA CDSE

    DISS Overview, by Corey Klein, Personnel Security Professionals

    DCSA inspections from the Philly Field Office Perspective, by Joseph Cashin, DCSA Field Office Chief, Philadelphia Field Office

    Registration for Attendees: Information to Join the Virtual Seminar will be sent once registration is completed

    Duration: 3.5 hours

  • 30 Jun 2020 10:23 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Happy Summer Everyone!

    We plan to hold the October Seminar virtually via WebEx.  Several speakers are already lined up to do presentations on DISS, CDSE Updates and review of the DCSA website and DCSA reviews for Possessing and Non-Possessing facilities.  Mark your calendars and Save the Date, 27 October 2020.

    Let us know if you would like a specific topic presented and we will work on getting a speaker.

    The NMSC Seminar Committee

  • 25 Feb 2020 4:07 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Here is the link to sign up for the CUI Blog

    It has lots of information and updates, please join to stay informed.

    The CUI briefing presented at the NMSC Seminar today is also available here.  CUI Overview, 2019 short_20 minute.pptx

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