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What Does the New NISPOM Rule Mean for Federal Contractors?

Mar 21, 2021

On December 21st, 2020, the Department of Defense (DoD) issued a final rule concerning the National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM). The rule not only incorporates NISPOM into the code of federal regulations (CFT), but it also introduces several new provisions. Most importantly for FSOs, NISPOM now includes the reporting requirements established by Security Executive Agent…

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FSO Tip: The FSO’s Guide to Approving Requests in Portal Commander

Jan 23, 2021

Facility Security Officers (FSOs) bear the responsibility to protect our nation’s most sensitive cleared facilities. In large organizations, they may have to review hundreds or even thousands of cases on a daily basis. Organizing these tasks alone takes up a significant portion of the average FSO’s workday. Portal Commander frees you up to do more…

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To Detect Insider Threats, Give Your Employees Channels to Report Them

Jan 15, 2021

On September 21st 2001, senior analyst for the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) Ana Belén Montes was arrested and charged with conspiracy to commit espionage against the United States for the government of Cuba. Prosecutors alleged that her clandestine activities were directly responsible for an attack on U.S Army forces in El Salvador which led to the death of…

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Why the Government is Retiring JPAS for DISS, and What It Means

Dec 11, 2020

EDITORS NOTE as of 12/28/2020: DCSA has announced the extension of the transition period for JPAS to DISS (click here for more information).  As a result of the ongoing extension of the JPAS to DISS transition, Access Commander will continue to support JPAS until the transition has taken place. With the end of 2020 right…

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Video: Foreign Travel Reporting with Access Commander

Oct 29, 2020

Travel-Reporting, Simplified Learn more about how Access Commander simplifies foreign travel reporting with this video. Security Suite for Comprehensive Reporting Over the past decade, the number of threats facing government organizations has increased. MathCraft’s software solutions are designed to give FSOs, CSOs, and other security professionals everything they need to run successful security programs, comply with federal…

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FSO Tip of the Month: Report Foreign Travel Painlessly with Access Commander

Sep 18, 2020

The year 2020 hasn’t been great for vacationing. But since the start of August, the world tourism industry has shown slow signs of recovery, and on Thursday, August the 6th, the U.S Department of State finally lifted its International Travel Advisory warning U.S citizens to stay at home amidst the global coronavirus epidemic. In any case, if…

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FSO Tip of the Month: Find Information Quickly with Data Drilldown

Sep 1, 2020

MathCraft’s products are designed to make life easier for FSOs and other security officers who are tasked with safeguarding our nation’s most sensitive information in accordance with NISPOM. With so many tasks to complete on a daily basis, data organization, entry and retrieval are among the most cumbersome tasks an FSO can perform. When visit…

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MathCraft: Supporting Defense Manufacturers

Aug 11, 2020

Defense manufacturers provide the United States government with a wide variety of tools and weapons to preserve our nation’s interests at home and abroad. Learn more about how MathCraft products support FSOs in this video blog.

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FSO Tip of the Month: Meet DCSA Counterintelligence Requirements

Jul 7, 2020

The Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA) took off running after it was established to replace the Defense Security Service (DSS) in 2019. Since then, it has taken on 95% of background investigations for the U.S government while working to create new security standards for federal agencies and contractors associated with the Department of Defense…

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