"It is the Office of Security's mission to provide the highest quality of risk-mitigation programs and services across the Department to ensure a secure and safe environment from threats both man-made and natural."   -Richard L. Townsend, Director for Security

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Foreign Travel Briefing

Update: Changes to State Department Foreign Travel Training Courses During the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Effective June 2, 2020, the High Threat Overseas Training Seminar (HTSOS) has...

National Security

Access to classified NSI, the position's sensitivity and the required type of background investigation is determined by the completion of the Position Designation Automated Tool...

Security Awareness Day 2020

Security Awareness Day on Wednesday, June 24 and Thursday, June 25, 2020

The Office of Security (OSY) is hosting the 2020 DOC Virtual Security Awareness...