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Security Information and Reference Materials


Below you will find information on policies, procedures, and general reference information related to security programs at DHS. This information is provided to aid DHS’s industry partners, as well as the general public, in navigating the security landscape when doing business with or applying for employment with DHS.

The documents on this page may not be fully accessible. If you encounter any issues accessing the content, and you need assistance, please contact your servicing security office.

Attachment Ext. Size Date
Contractor Onboarding Process Map PDF 596.66 KB 10/02/2020
Personnel Security Contractor Fitness Fact Sheet PDF 316.7 KB 07/15/2020
Instruction Handbook 121-01-007 Personnel Suitability and Security Program PDF 1000.76 KB 02/22/2019
Personnel Security Process Overview PDF 868.54 KB 08/21/2019
Federal Investigative Standards Crosswalk Guide PDF 692.81 KB 08/21/2019
Glossary of Personnel Security Terms PDF 45.98 KB 09/06/2019
DHS Form 11000-6 - Non-Disclosure Agreement, Updated October 2018 PDF 607.53 KB 10/04/2018
Expedited Entry on Duty for Contractors with Active Security Clearances PDF 167.11 KB 01/08/2020
DHS PIV Card Issuer Acceptable Identity Source Documents PDF 142.96 KB 04/05/2016
Derived Alternate Credential Frequently Asked Questions PDF 236.34 KB 04/23/2020
Procedures for Onboarding New DHS Employees and Contractors for COVID Response 2020 PDF 223.01 KB 04/23/2020
DHS Authorized Authoritative Credential Holder Responsibility Agreement PDF 180.65 KB 09/10/2021
Last Updated: 07/08/2022
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