National Cryptologic School, Linthicum or Ft. Mead, Maryland
Point of Contact:
Contact the Navy INFOSEC Technical Assistance Center (ITAC):
Lackland AFB San Antonio TX
Individuals need to register 60 days prior to start of class for courses given at Lackland AFB
The National Cryptologic School (Linthicum, Maryland) is offering interagency TEMPEST training for fiscal year 2000 and 2001. These courses are sponsored by the US Air Force and taught at the 320 MI BN Ft. Meade, MD.
Registrations will be handled by the NCS on a first come/first serve basis for both internal (NSA) and external customers. Nominations should be submitted at least 45 days prior to course start date and must include: full name, Rank/Grade, SSN, DOB, POB and clearance level. Applicants must be a US citizen and have a SECRET clearance. Additional information and reporting instrucions can be obrtained by contacting Sonya Johnson, DSN 244-6417, commercial (410) 854-6417, email address AJsmjoh@fggm.osis.gov or FAX (Unclassified) (410) 854-6178/STU III (410) 854-7279. These courses are provided at no cost. Student travel expenses must be paid by the sponsoring activity.
Course schedules and descriptions are as follows:
This is a three-day course intended for personnel who are new to the TEMPEST discipline and supervisors/managers who need a basic understanding of the phenomenon. Subjects include terminology familiarization, national policy guidelines, basic threat information, risk analysis/management, countermeasures assessments, and generic countermeasures application. The course is taught at the SECRET level.
Who Should Apply: Military or civilian personnel assigned or scheduled to be assigned to duties requiring knowledge of TEMPEST related activities and information.
|11-13 Oct 2000||W/Th/F 0800-1600||Bldg 4553 Ft. Meade|
|02-04 May 2001||W/Th/F 0800-1600||Bldg 4553 Ft. Meade|
|11-13 Jul 2001||W/Th/F 0800-1600||Bldg 4553 Ft. Meade|
This course is focused on TEMPEST guidelines for installing systems and facility ground systems. It is intended for people involved with the design of systems (not specific equipment items), Certified TEMPEST Technical Authorities (CTTAs)/CTTAs in training), and system/equipment installers. The course may also be beneficial for personnel performing TEMPEST field-testing. It covers NSTISSAM TEMPEST/2-95 in depth, and also includes guidelines on grounding, shielded enclosures, and protected distribution systems. The course is taught at the SECRET level.
Who Should Apply: Applicants must have an understanding of electronics and simple communication principles, should have one year of TEMPEST testing or analyses experiences and have a working knowledge of algebra, logarithms, and scientific and engineering notations. Completion of TEMPEST Fundamentals is required.
|16-25 Oct 2000||M/T/W/Th/F/M/T/W 0800-1600||Bldg 4553 Ft. Meade|
|07-16 May 2001||M/T/W/Th/F/M/T/W 0800-1600||Bldg 4553 Ft. Meade|
This course is intended for personnel who are in positions requiring them to perform TEMPEST field tests, and Certified TEMPEST Technical Authorities (CTTAs) or CTTAs in-training. The course covers basic field testing procedures as described in NSTISSAM TEMPEST/1-93, shielded enclosure testing per NSTISSAM TEMPEST/1-95, and facility zone testing according to NSTISSAM TEMPEST/2-92. Additionally, the course includes equipment radiation testing (walk away testing), cross-talk testing and suggested procedures for using the spectrum analyzer in walk-away testing. The course is taught at the SECRET level.
Who Should Apply: Military and civilian personnel should be assigned, or scheduled to be assigned, duties involving TEMPEST testing. Working knowledge of oscilloscope and frequency generators is mandatory. Also students must have a working knowledge of algebra, logarithms, scientific and engineering notations. Completion of TEMPEST Fundamentails is required.
|26 Mar - 06 Apr 2001||M/T/W/Th/F 0800-1600||Bldg 4553 Ft. Meade|
|20-31 Aug 2001||M/T/W/Th/F 0800-1600||Bldg 4553 Ft. Meade|