Security Awareness Program, 301-903-9990
The security awareness program, directed by Executive Order and DOE Order, calls for the program to educate all DOE Headquarters Federal and contractor personnel to a level of proficiency and competence to ensure they are qualified to perform safeguards and security responsibilities. This program is focused on the Insider Threat and addresses this threat via various methods. These methods include making the employee aware of what to look for and how to report it. Current threat, recent security incidents and job-specific security concerns are addressed through briefings, as listed below.
The DOE Headquarters Security Awareness Program is comprised of several components. These components consist of the following briefings: the Initial Security Briefing; the Comprehensive Security Briefing; the Annual Security Refresher Briefing; and the Security Termination Briefing. Additionally, there are “need-based” Special Security Briefings as security circumstances require, for example, Members of Congress whom DOE grants “Q” clearances. The Security Awareness Coordinator develops and publishes various security pamphlets, newsletters, e-mail notifications, etc., for distribution to DOE Headquarters, as well as other U.S. Government personnel in the Washington, D.C. area that hold DOE clearances. This includes the distribution of security posters for display throughout the DOE Headquarters complex along with other security awareness projects. The Security Awareness Coordinator assists in the development of the Headquarters Facilities Master Security Plan (HQFMSP). The HQFMSP is the safeguards and security directives implementation guide for all of Headquarters. This is a critical document for the development of the security posture at DOE Headquarters.