Sandia National Laboratories (Sandia) is responsible for communicating security-related requirements to its workforce (employees, contractors, and consultants). Members of the Workforce (MOWs) are made aware of their personal security responsibilities in support of Sandia business and national security. See below for information on DOE-required briefings and trainings necessary for various types of access and activities performed at Sandia.
This briefing provides an overview of security responsibilities for all Sandia MOWs prior to receiving an initial DOE security badge and assuming duties or gaining access to Sandia-controlled premises and other U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) facilities.
Required For: Sandia MOWs (cleared or uncleared) who are newly hired, assigned, or transferred to a Sandia site.
The SEC050, Initial Security Briefing handout is provided at the Sandia sites’ badge offices as a reference guide for security responsibilities and identifies points of contact.
This briefing provides a comprehensive review of security roles, responsibilities, policies, best practices and resource information to ensure understanding of DOE requirements and Sandia policy prior to receiving a cleared badge and initial access to classified matter, material, or Special Nuclear Material (SNM).
Required For: Sandia MOWs who are newly hired, assigned or transferred to a Sandia site who are granted or pending a clearance.
The SEC150 Comprehensive Security Briefing is a live four-hour, site-specific, briefing at the Sandia New Mexico (SNL/NM) and California (SNL/CA) sites. New clearance applicants will receive an email from TEDS Training to enroll. Applicants who can't attend a live SEC150 briefing may contact firstname.lastname@example.org to make other arrangements.
This briefing provides an annual review of current security incidents, trends, best practices, resource information to reinforce understanding of DOE requirements, and Sandia policy for continued or newly acquired access to classified matter, material, or Special Nuclear Material (SNM).
Required For: Sandia MOWs who have been granted or pending a clearance and have completed the SEC150, Comprehensive Security Briefing.The SEC100 Annual Security Refresher Briefing is available through Sandia’s online TEDS training utility on the internal network. For those without access to the internal network, click one of the links below:
This link will require MOWs to input the email they had provided Sandia in order to receive credit. If they do not know what email was provided, MOWs should call Security Connection at 505-845-1321 or complete the SEC100 pdf below.
The SEC100 pdf completion record must be submitted to email@example.com or faxed to 505-844-7802. Older versions of SEC100 pdf will not be accepted.
Failure to complete SEC100 by the required due date will result in an individual's badge being deactivated until at least 24 hours after the briefing has been completed.
This briefing emphasizes the individual’s continuing responsibility not to disclose classified information to which they have had access, and the obligation to return all wholly or partially classified documents and materials in the individual’s possession. This briefing also covers the penalties for noncompliance.
Required For: Sandia MOWs who no longer need their clearances, will be on a leave of absence for 90 working days or longer, or terminate their relationship with Sandia.
The DOE F 5631.29, SEC225 Security Termination Statement and Security Termination Briefing is provided upon termination of Sandia-owned clearances. MOWs must sign the Security Termination Statement and retain the Security Termination Briefing (SEC225). See Administrative Termination/Request Withdraw section for processing MOW clearance terminations.
This training is to provide VTR users, Manager of VTRs, and VTR Custodians with program requirements and responsibilities associated with these higher security facilities at Sandia National Laboratories.
Required For: VTR managers, custodians & program authorized users (PAUs).
The SEC180 Vault & Vault-Type Room (VTR) Training is available through Sandia’s online TEDS training utility on the internal network. For those without access to the internal network, click the link below.
This course is designed to increase an individual’s understanding of policies, procedures, and practices for handling and protecting classified matter.
Required For: The course is required of all Sandia Q-cleared members of the workforce. By having the Q-clearance, you have the potential to encounter classified. If you have been assigned this course, yet you do not believe such potential exists, work with your Sandia manager to discuss downgrading your clearance.
The course may also be assigned to L-cleared members of the workforce identified by their Sandia Manager who work with classified.
The SEC301 Classified Matter Training is available through Sandia’s online TEDS training utility on the internal network. For those without access to the internal network, click the link below. Note: for those accessing the external link below, you must have an account, including a listed email address, in the Sandia HR system in order to receive credit for this course. If you are unsure, contact your training coordinator, OAA, or Sandia manager.
Link to online training: SEC301, Classified Matter Training
This course is designed to provide the individual with the fundamental rules for marking different types of classified matter, detailed tutorials outlining required marking and helpful resources to use when marking more complex files.
Required For: Sandia MOWs who create classified matter, documents, cyber media, or materials and have completed the SEC301, Classified Matter Training.
The SEC303 Classified Marking Training is provided via Sandia’s online TEDS training utility on the internal network. For those without access to the Sandia internal network, click the link below.
SEC303, Classified Marking Training (Sandia requires a valid/current email on file to receive credit for the training)
This training provides an overview of Official Use Only (OUO) for all Sandia MOWs. This training will cover how to properly protect OUO information from persons who do not Need to Know (NTK) the information to perform their jobs or other DOE-authorized activities.
Required For: All Members of the Workforce, including contractors and consultants who handle sensitive information.
The OUO Basics: Understanding Official Use Only is available through Sandia’s online TEDS training utility on the internal network. For those without access to the internal network, click the link below.