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The Bliss of DISS!

The Bliss of DISS!

This is not a drill folks! It’s time to get your DISS Account in high gear! Here at FSO PRO, we attend a lot of SVAs… even during a quarantine, that has not changed. While in-person SVAs are still on-hold indefinitely, the Continuous Monitoring teleconferences are popping up left and right! (Glad I watched that […]

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FSO Tools You Can Use During the Quarantine

FSO Tools You Can Use During the Quarantine

Who would have thought that I would be watching a YouTube video about how to NOT look like a troll during Zoom Meetings? Not me, but here we are! (By the way, natural light is the way to go for streaming video meetings. Since my office has no windows – troll, it is!) The last […]

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Annual Clean Up Time! - An Update for FSO's in 2020

Annual Clean Up Time! – An Update for FSO’s in 2020

Who could have seen all this coming?! Not us, but we hope you are staying healthy and safe! By now, you have all (hopefully) completed your NISS PSI Survey. Since a lot of us are stuck at home – what else do you have to do? (Sure – you can binge watch “Picard” or “Tiger […]

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Let’s Do the Time-Warp Again!

Let’s Do the Time-Warp Again!

Where Do You See Yourself in Three years? Before you start filling our Director’s inbox with answers like paying off your student loan, running a full marathon or sipping mai-tais under a tiki hut, this question is from DCSA, so the answer is a little different. (Of course, that tiki-hut one sounds pretty awesome.) If […]

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Being Inspection-Ready Feels Amazing!

Being Inspection-Ready Feels Amazing!

  FSO Success   What great FSO’s read!   Be fully prepared for your SVA journey. Being Inspection-Ready Feels Amazing! We talk to a LOT of FSOs on a monthly basis. A LOT. When all is said and done, what is the biggest issue (other than protecting classified information which is always the Mission)? Inspections! [...]
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Corkpop! Happy 2020!

Corkpop! Happy 2020!

FSO Success What great FSO’s read! Corkpop! Happy 2020! Before we get into the ways we FSO Superheroes are going to have an amazing year, let’s sum up all the BIG changes for FSOs in 2019. 1. New Name: DSS was renamed and rebranded DCSA – have you changed all your documents/memos?2. New Acting Director: [...]
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On the First Day of Christmas, My FSO Gave to Me

There is only one month until 2020 and I say let’s wrap up this challenging (they changed EVERYTHING!) year in a strong way! Here is your own “Twelve Days of a FSO’s Christmas” (or, whatever holiday you prefer. We are going with the classic song here, not mandating your holiday preference)

There is only one month until 2020 and I say let’s wrap up this challenging (they changed EVERYTHING!) year in a strong way! Here is your own “Twelve Days of a FSO’s Christmas” (or, whatever holiday you prefer. We are going with the classic song here, not mandating your holiday preference)

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A Security Program that is JUST right!

A Security Program that is JUST right!

FSO Success What great FSO’s read! I guess they are not so secret, now... A Security Program that is JUST right! So, what is the “skinny” (or what is “the Tea” if you employ the Urban Dictionary inyour daily life... we don’t) for security reviews (aka Inspections)? As you may realize, FSO PRO personnel attend [...]
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Prepare Yourself—September is Coming

For Defense Contractors, September is one of the busiest times of the year. Summer is over, kids are back in school, and here at FSO PRO we usually refer to it as “Proposal Season” and most of the company gets involved!

For Defense Contractors, September is one of the busiest times of the year. Summer is over, kids are back in school, and here at FSO PRO we usually refer to it as “Proposal Season” and most of the company gets involved!

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You Don't Have to Get Ready If You Stay Ready!

True story: We were contacted by out DSS (now DCSA) Representative last week. She sent us an email on Wednesday wanting a “quick, 20 -minute ‘Advise & Assist’ call this Thursday”. She offered no list of information to review, just made it sound like a nice “how-ya-doing, friend?”

True story: We were contacted by out DSS (now DCSA) Representative last week. She sent us an email on Wednesday wanting a “quick, 20 -minute ‘Advise & Assist’ call this Thursday”. She offered no list of information to review, just made it sound like a nice “how-ya-doing, friend?”

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