• Classroom
  • Online, Instructor-Led
Course Description

This is a comprehensive training program designed for security professionals, facility managers, and government personnel involved in the secure handling of classified information. Participants will delve into the intricacies of SCIF design, construction, and operations, gaining expertise in architectural considerations, security protocols, and compliance standards. With a focus on risk assessment and mitigation, the course equips learners with the skills to identify vulnerabilities, develop mitigation strategies, and ensure compliance with legal frameworks. This intensive program provides essential knowledge for those responsible for creating and maintaining secure environments crucial to national security.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the purpose and importance of Sensitive Compartmented Information Facilities (SCIF).
  • Identify the physical and technical security requirements for SCIFs.
  • Comprehend the roles and responsibilities of personnel working in or with SCIFs.
  • Learn the classification levels and handling procedures of sensitive information within SCIFs.
  • Explore the construction and design principles of SCIFs to meet security standards.
  • Understand the clearance process and access control mechanisms for SCIF entry.
  • Examine the communication and information handling protocols within SCIF environments.
  • Comprehend emergency response and evacuation procedures specific to SCIFs.
  • Learn the legal and ethical considerations associated with SCIF operations.
  • Understand the principles of secure information storage and disposal within SCIFs.

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the NICE Framework Task, Knowledge, and Skill statements identified within the indicated NICE Framework component(s):

Specialty Areas

  • Risk Management
  • Network Services
  • Cyber Defense Infrastructure Support
  • Legal Advice and Advocacy
  • Cyber Operational Planning