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Exclusive Interview: DCSA Assistant Director David Stapleton

Written by Thomas Langer   Once more, I was given the privilege to have a candid conversation with the Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA) and interview Assistant Director David Stapleton, who is responsible for the Critical Technology Protection (CTP) mission. You can read more about his impressive [...]

Exclusive Interview With New DCSA Director William K. Lietzau

Written by Thomas Langer   I recently had the chance to pose a few questions to the new Director of the Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA), Mr. William Lietzau *. Given the restrictions all of us face with the COVID-19 pandemic, this Q&A presented a great opportunity to get to know the Director [...]

Proposed Insider Threat Program

Written by Thomas Langer   Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA) in ISL 2016-02 dated May 21, 2016 and revised June 29, 2017, required cleared contractors to implement an Insider Threat Program (ITP) at their cleared sites, and presented a number of clarifications and changes in ISL around training, cl [...]

The New Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA)

Written by Thomas Langer   With the launch of the new Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA), the agency once known as Defense Security Service (DSS) is reimagined with a shift from its core industrial security mission and reacquisition of its previous mission of personnel vetting. These are exciting an [...]

ISO 9001:2015 Certified

SIMS Software has been assessed and certified as meeting the requirements of ISO 9001:2015 for providing development, support and training for software used in auditing critical assets of the US government, defense contractors, and emergency responders.