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OSY offers security and emergency management training in person and online. Course examples include the following. 

Counter Threat Awareness Training (CTAT)

CTAT fulfills a Department of State mandatory training requirement for all personnel traveling internationally for less than a cumulative 90 days for the calendar year. CTAT is not required for, and does not include, non-official (personal) international travel.

Location: Commerce Learning Center (CLC)

Active Shooter Training

Location: In person and CLC

Initial National Security Information (NSI) Briefing and Annual Refresher Training

Proper handling, disseminating, safeguarding, and storage of NSI.

Location: In-person and via email

Derivative Classification Training

Incorporating, paraphrasing, and restating of information from NSI systems.

Location: TBD

Original Classification Authority (OCA) Training

Information related to one of the categories of information identified by Executive Order 13526, the loss or unauthorized disclosure of which has been determined, would damage the United States’ national security. Such information may only be classified by an individual who, by position, has been designated an OCA. An OCA must complete training annually to perform the function.

Location: In-person

Security Debriefing

As clearances belong to a position, not the employee, employees separating from the Department of Commerce for any reason—e.g., retirement, resigning, or transitioning to a new Department or Agency—must receive a security debriefing and endorse the Security Debriefing Acknowledgement portion of the Classified Information Nondisclosure Agreement or SF 312.

Location: In-person at HCHB on Fridays at 1:00 p.m. Personnel not located at the HCHB should contact their Field Security Office.