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The Contracting Experience


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The Contracting Experience connects government contracting professionals to the world around them through conversations with acquisition influencers, insights into evolving hot topics, and by sharing lessons learned from the field.
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The Contracting Experience - Episode 6: Industrial Security Explained - Joyce Pappas
Joyce Pappas is an Industrial Security Program Manager at the Air Force Materiel Command Information Protection office. In this episode of The Contracting Experience, Pappas demystifies industrial security and explains why it is important for acquisition professionals to understand how it impacts contracts. Does industrial security seem daunting or confusing? What is a DD Form 254, and when should you have one in your contract? What resources can you go to for help regarding industrial security issues? Joyce does a great job answering these questions and more on this episode.5:20 min – industrial security defined and why it’s important8:40 min – classified contracts and the importance of incorporating security classification guides14:50 min – What is a DD Form 254?18:00 min – defense contractor facility clearances22:15 min – Defense Pricing and Contracting Memo: Use of National Industrial Security Program Classification System within Wide Area Work Flow28:30 min – additional resources/information on industrial securityFor more information on the Defense Security Service and additional details on industrial security go to the DSS web site at read the Defense Pricing and Contracting memo, published in October, regarding the use of the National Industrial Security Program Contract Classification System within Wide Area Work Flow visit Air Force Contracting Central or you would like to share feedback on the podcast, please submit via
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