ICD 705+ training provides learners with best practices for SCIF planning, programming, and designing per Intelligence Community Directive (ICD 705) requirements.

    Course Overview

    This live, instructor-led, four-day virtual training course provides learners with an understanding of Intelligence Community Directive (ICD) 705 requirements and how to best plan, program, design, and construct accredited Sensitive Compartmented Information Facilities (SCIF). Additionally, this course delivers modules presenting aspects of construction surveillance and contracting and other best practices beyond standard ICD 705 courses. Our training includes case studies, knowledge checks, group activities, and a final exam where learners who successfully score 80% or higher will receive a certificate of completion. 

    This course is UNCLASSIFIED and is currently open to U.S. citizens only. 

    Program Fee: $1,650/person*

    Dates: September 9-12 and Oct 28-31, 2024

    Time: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. EST

    Who Should Attend: Industry professionals involved in the planning, inspection, construction oversight, and accreditation of secure facilities

    Format: Virtual (MS Teams)

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    *Government personnel are eligible for a 10% discount. Industry participants receive a 10% discount for registering 10+ students.

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    *Government personnel are eligible for a 10% discount. Private industry entities may receive a discount for registering 10 or more students. Please email us to inquire about group discounts.  


    Course Topics

    • The Lifecycle of a SCIF
    • Domestic vs. International Construction
    • Risk Assessment Process
    • Vulnerabilities & Threat Vectors
    • Construction Security Program (bonus module)
    • Case Studies
    • Fixed Facilities Checklist
    • Technical Specifications
    • SCIF Management
    • Contracting Best Practices (bonus module)
    • Panel Discussion – Security Specialist (subject to availability)

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    About the Facilitator



    Jennifer Holcomb-1Jennifer is a senior technical expert with 25 years of experience overseeing complex security missions for Anser Advisory. Routinely asked to advise secure government agencies, various federal departments, and state, municipal, and commercial clients, she is skilled and experienced in developing designs, plans, policies, and procedures for security-related projects in secure and non-secure facilities. She has a degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Dayton. She has authored a chapter, "Security Architecture and Engineering," that appears in the book, ASIS Physical Security Principles (2015). Jennifer currently serves as a director on the ASIS International Professional Standards Board.

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    Cancellation Policy 
    If for some reason you are unable to attend, you may transfer to another course at no additional charge within 12 months of the course you originally registered for or you may receive a refund of your original registration rate, less a $200.00 administrative fee. Refund or transfer requests must be made at least 15 days prior to the course start date. No transfers or refunds will be made within 14 days of the course start date. Participant substitutions can be made at any time. If you have questions, please
    contact us.