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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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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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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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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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Corkpop! Happy 2021!

Corkpop! Happy 2021!

Last year was WEIRD for FSOs… I have been an FSO for over 15 years and the “world of COVID” brought on changes that I had never seen before! They included the following: No On-site Inspections: After March 2020, DCSA halted on-site meetings (indefinitely) and replaced their on-site inspections with Continuous Monitor- ing or Meaningful […]

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Don’t Be Vulnerable!

Don’t Be Vulnerable!

FSO PRO is here to help! The difference between an FSO who gets Superior ratings and the one who gets less is not as big as you may think! Success is the cumulative result of consistent actions and habits. During the first few moments of the Continuous Monitoring phone call with your DCSA Rep, he […]

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The End of DISS-CUSSION!

The End of DISS-CUSSION!

FSO PRO is here to help! JK… This is NOT the last of the DISS talk from FSO PRO. In fact, as of this week, the Visit Access Request function has moved from JPAS to DISS. I got a panicked text yesterday from a member of Executive Management who forgot to tell me they had […]

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The Bliss of DISS—Part 3!

The Bliss of DISS—Part 3!

It is time to start using DISS and FSO PRO is here to help! You may be getting tired of hearing about DISS from us but trust us, this topic is not going away anytime soon. In fact, we attended a record number (for us) of Continuous Monitoring phone calls (the telecon version of a […]

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The Bliss of DISS—Part 2!

The Bliss of DISS—Part 2!

The Bliss of DISS—Part 2! It is time to start using DISS, & FSO PRO is here to help! Maybe you don’t attend as many SVAs or Continuous Monitoring meetings as we do, but DCSA is still making it pretty clear, they want FSOs to start migrating to DISS more and more. They have already […]

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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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