Industrial Security

Navigating the requirements of a compliant security

program within the NISP

Recent News

Come say hi to us at SMD Symposium! The 2021 Space and Missile Defense Symposium: Space and Integrated Air and Missile Defense in a New Era is proud to return to the Von Braun Center in Huntsville, AL, and will be August 10-12, 2021. The SMD Symposium is the leading educational, professional development and networking event in the space and missile defense community, and is widely attended by leaders and professionals from the United States and our allies around the world.

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DCSA Adjudications Call Center

The DCSA Adjudications Call Center has resumed telephone services and can be contacted at (301) 833-3850. You may also continue to send your inquiries via email at We look forward to hearing from you.

On December 21, 2020, the Department of Defense (DoD) published a final rule in the Federal Register that codifies the National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM) in the Code of Federal Regulations. The rule will become effective on February 24, 2021, giving contractors six months from the effective date to comply with the changes. Comments on the proposed change are due by February 19, 2021.