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Autumn Colors, Pumpkin Spice Everything, and more DCSA changes! It must be September!

Autumn Colors, Pumpkin Spice Everything, and more DCSA changes! It must be September!

When we first got into helping FSOs manage their day-to-day FSO tasks, administration, and goals, I used to worry and say “If the government ever de-regulates this industry, I guess we will have to go into a different business. “ Ah…that was cute. For those of you who haven’t seen the VRO message from the […]

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Another SEAD Requirement?

Another SEAD Requirement?

It seems like it was just minutes ago when we were hearing about all the updated reporting requirements of SEAD 3— an expansion of all the items that need to be reported by cleared personnel. As some of you know or may have heard, the SEAD 3 required FSOs to develop a process for distributing […]

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The Bliss of DISS- Foreign Travel

The Bliss of DISS- Foreign Travel

It is time to start using DISS more & FSO PRO is here to help! Maybe you don’t attend as many Continuous Monitoring meetings as we do (do I whine about that too much?) but DCSA is still making it pretty clear, they want FSOs to start learning the requirements of the new Federal Rule […]

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New Spring - New Changes!

New Spring – New Changes!

“The new director is really in favor of the ’without notice’ security reviews… you know, where the DCSA Rep just shows up at your office to review every- thing? He wants us to do some of those soon.” This was an actual comment at my most recent in-person Security Review by the DCSA Rep this […]

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Corkpop! Happy 2022!

Corkpop! Happy 2022!

Here are 22 tips to have a great security program in 2022! For an added bonus – we provided a one-page “FSO Action Planner” so you can plug important actions into your new year planner and to do your best work. Download the FSO Action Planner 2021 was a challenging year for FSOs… There were […]

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On the First Day of Christmas, My FSO Gave To Me

On the First Day of Christmas, My FSO Gave To Me

Download our End Of Year Checklist There is only one month until 2022 (Is it just me or did this year go by very fast?). It was a year with TONS of changes—DISS, new CFR instead of NISPOM, new self-inspection, new Security Reviews…so many changes and challenges. I say let’s wrap up this challenging year […]

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A Security Program that is JUST right!

A Security Program that is JUST right!

What should FSOs be doing this month? Get all the resources from FSO PRO for the new Reviews! Log in to your NISS & DISS accounts. Ask FSO PRO your DISS questions! Make sure you have completed the new “Self-Inspection” and uploaded it to NISS before the end of the year. Make sure you have […]

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Fall into a New Fiscal Year!

Fall into a New Fiscal Year!

If you live in the South, Sweatember is leading into Hotober… the temperature doesn’t shift as much as it should, but the leaves get prettier! Changes for the FSO are better this month! DCSA, the agency formerly known as DSS, has launched all their new products for the Federal Rule, the new Self-Inspection, the new […]

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Autumn Colors, Pumpkin Spice Everything, and More DCSA Changes!

Autumn Colors, Pumpkin Spice Everything, and More DCSA Changes!

It Must Be September! When we first got into helping FSOs man- age their day-to-day FSO tasks, administration, and goals, I used to worry and say “If the government ever de-regulates this industry, I guess we will have to go into a different business. “ Ah…that was cute. I think we can all agree at […]

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The Bliss of DISS - Foreign Travel

The Bliss of DISS – Foreign Travel

It is time to start using DISS more & FSO PRO is here to help! Maybe you don’t attend as many Continuous Monitoring meetings as we do (do I whine about that too much?), but DCSA is still making it pretty clear they want FSOs to start learning the requirements of the new Federal Rule […]

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