ACQ 160

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(Last Modified:08-Nov-2016)


This course emphasizes the principles and policies of system security engineering. Program protection planning requires each acquisition’s integrated product team to prevent, detect, and respond to program protection challenges. This course provides training on threats, vulnerabilities, risks, cost-benefit risk trade-offs, and required mitigations for DoD systems. It also addresses supply chain management and the need for acquisition program protection documents such as the Program Protection Plan, Cybersecurity Strategy, and security plans.
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Target Attendees
Acquisition workforce members assigned to the following career fields: ENG, PM, IT, CON, LCL, T&E
Predecessor Course(s) (Acceptable as a substitute for this course until the acceptance date specified below.)
Predecessor Predecessor Course Title PDS Code Accepted Until
None None None None
Course Length
Approximately 17 hours
Additional Course Information
Delivery Mode Distance Learning
Equivalent Courses None
ACE Recommended Credits None
PDS Code B05
DAU Public (material/prework) YES
Continuing Education Units   1.7
Continuous Learning Points  17
Reservist Retirement Points  4
Historical Allocations Mouse Over for Past CEU/CLPs
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  • You have 60 calendar days to complete this course.
  • All exams in the module that must be passed with a 100% score.