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OSY Mission, Vision, Goals, and Culture


Protect the personnel, assets, and activities of the U.S. Department of Commerce and the federal government by collaborating with key leaders and stakeholders to effectively mitigate security risks and ensure mission resilience.  


To be a federal government leader in advising and providing integrated security services, mitigating risks, and developing innovative solutions to ensure a secure, mission-resilient environment for the U.S. Department of Commerce and the federal government. 


Goal 1 - Mitigate threats through risk management and risk-based decision making.
Goal 2 - Provide exceptional service, delivery, and accountability to customers in partnership with stakeholders. 
Goal 3 - Leverage technology and innovate approaches to address conventional and emerging threats. 
Goal 4 - Recruit, develop, and retain a capable, motivated, and cohesive workforce. 


One OSY: Believing and positively contributing to the mission. Putting the organization’s mission above any individual part of the mission.

Collaboration and Cohesion: Working as a team and solid unit even when there are different opinions on how to accomplish the mission. A team that solicits input and ideas and communicates openly internally, with management, and with its customers.

Integrity: Being honest and consistent. Doing the right thing no matter what. Having set values and being above board with your actions. Practicing what you preach.

Adaptability: Being willing and able to adjust to any circumstance or situation for a positive mission outcome. Having the capacity to be able to handle changing priorities on a daily basis. Making tradeoffs based on informed decision-making.