Mandatory training is now part of the ANL-4 Property Pass Xink form. Once the pop-up training is completed and checked, you will be allowed to take assigned property off-site, including laptop computers.
Security, Travel and Emergency Services will now issue yellow gate passes and parking passes to visitors attending public or significant events on-site. The yellow passes will assist security in identifying visitors.
While on-site, visitors will be … Read More »
Some detective work by the manager of Argonne’s Global Travel Services and Security office will prevent a lot of hassle for many of the laboratory’s travelers and a large savings in training costs.
U.S. Department of State (DOS) regulations require federal employees to undergo safety training if they travel to a high-risk country, with the … Read More »
Last week’s OPSEC events were a success. The OPSEC Working Group was able to spread OPSEC awareness around the lab through various activities including training, articles, informational handouts and a guest speaker from the FBI.
To kick off the week on Monday, many people stopped at the cafeteria to grab some free gifts and OPSEC … Read More »
When we’re in public, particularly in a noisy environment, we don’t expect that our conversations can be overheard. But voices carry. And it’s not hard to spy on someone who isn’t careful about what they say and where they say it. The art of eavesdropping isn’t hard. If someone wanted to listen in, and practiced … Read More »
It goes by many names. The U.S. Department of Defense calls it FOUO “For Official Use Only.” Here at the laboratory, the U.S. Department of Energy calls it OUO, “Official Use Only.” But it all means one thing: unclassified information that is exempt from public release under an exemption to the Freedom of Information Act.
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You hear about it in the news and it happens in private industry all too frequently; another database containing customers’ personal information is hacked. There is a war over this data every day between cybersecurity professionals securing data and cybercriminals that want to steal it. It’s called Personally Identifiable Information (PII) and it’s potentially worth … Read More »
In the competitive, fast-paced world of professional sports, knowing the opposing team’s game plan can make all the difference between victory and defeat. Like knowing when the other team will rush on third down in football, proprietary information and trade secrets are the small bits of information that are highly prized in the competitive world … Read More »
Global Positioning Systems (GPS) are ubiquitous in the commercial world. From navigation systems in cars to our smartphones we find this technology everywhere. But did you know that certain technical information regarding GPS satellite networks is restricted for release under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR)?
Under federal law ITAR enumerates specific areas of … Read More »
These days, no one is entirely safe from data breaches. Even people who don’t normally work with sensitive information need to pay attention to security. That’s what Operations Security (OPSEC) Week is designed to do: remind Argonne employees of the important role they play in securing information both at home and at work.
“It’s important … Read More »
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