Sandia National Laboratories (Sandia) is responsible for communicating to members of the workforce their personal security responsibilities at Sandia’s facilities/sites. Sandia provides briefings and trainings for all individuals who are issued a DOE security badge and for all individuals with a DOE security clearance for access to classified information or matter, or Special Nuclear Material (SNM). The security briefings and trainings addresses site-specific knowledge and needs, policies, procedures, practices, incidents of counterintelligence concern, deliberate compromises, foreign interactions, and potential threats to the facility/organization.
This briefing provides an overview of security responsibilities of all individuals with access to Sandia-controlled premises and other U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) facilities.
Required For: Sandia Members of the Workforce (employees, contractors, and consultants), cleared and uncleared, who are newly hired, assigned, or transferred to a site who receive an initial DOE security badge. The briefing must be completed before receiving an initial badge and assuming duties at any site.
Delivery Method: A SEC050, Initial Security Briefing handout is provided to individuals at Sandia site’s Badge office. Individuals are provided the handout as a reference guide for security responsibilities and identifies points of contact.
Receiving Credit: Sandia site’s Badge or Visitor Control offices will release the Initial Security briefing hold, if applicable.
Required For: All cleared Sandia Members of the Workforce (employees, contractors, and consultants) prior to receiving a cleared badge and initial access to classified matter or special nuclear material (SNM).
Delivery Method: California (SNL/CA) and New Mexico (SNL/NM): Four-hour, site-specific, live briefing.
- New Clearance applicants will receive an email advising them to enroll, with a 60-day target completion date.
- Applicants may enroll in SEC150 before their clearances are granted.
- Individuals who can't attend a live briefing may contact email@example.com to make other arrangements.
Required For: Sandia Members of the Workforce (employees, contractors, and consultants) who have completed SEC150 and are granted or pending a clearance.
Delivery Method: California (SNL/CA) and New Mexico (SNL/NM): Through TEDS training utility on SNL's internal web.
Individuals who cannot access the internal web may complete SEC100, Annual Security Refresher [pdf]. Older versions of SEC100 will not be accepted. Always check this website prior to submitting SEC100, to ensure the latest version is being used.
Receiving Credit: Completion will be recorded automatically by TEDS or, for those using the pdf, a completion record (which accompanies the briefing material) must be submitted electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org. or faxed to 505-844-7802.
Note: Completions may take up to 5 working days to be entered. Ensure completions are submitted in advance of the due date to avoid badge deactivation.
Required For: Sandia Members of the Workforce (employees, contractors, and consultants) who no longer need their clearances, will be on a leave of absence for 90 working days or longer, or terminate their support of SNL.
This briefing emphasizes the individual’s continuing responsibility not to disclose classified information to which he has 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 potential penalties for noncompliance. This briefing must be given by the FSO or Sandia Designated Representative as follows:
- On the individual’s last day worked; or
- The day it becomes known that the individual no longer requires access to classified information or matter, or special nuclear material; or
- Immediately upon becoming aware that the individual is taking a leave of absence of 90 working days or more.
Delivery Method: Print the DOE F 5631.29, Security Termination Statement and Security Termination Briefing (SEC225) (provided as one file). Review both documents with the individual. The individual must sign the Security Termination Statement. They may retain the Security Termination Briefing (SEC225). Return the following to Sandia's Clearance Office:
- Terminating individual's badge,
- Completed and signed DOE F 5631.29, Security Termination Statement
Required For: All individuals with a Q-clearance, and L-cleared individuals identified by their SNL Manager.
This course is designed to increase your understanding of policies, procedures, and practices for handling and protecting classified matter.
Delivery Method: Review the course materials by clicking the link below.
SEC301, Classified Matter Training [pdf]
Receiving Credit: Credit will be given when the end of course test is completed and an 80% score or higher is achieved. See test instructions for more information.
Required For: All classified users who mark classified that is reviewed by a derivative classifier or email only derivative classifier (EDC). This course is designed to provide you with the fundamental rules for marking classified matter, which includes documents, cyber media and materials.
Delivery Method: Take the online course by clicking the link below.
SEC303, Classified Marking Training (requires email that is on file in SNL’s HR system)
Receiving Credit: Credit will be given when the end-of-course test is completed and an 80% score or higher is achieved. See test instructions for more information.