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NEWS | March 18, 2019

NISP eMASS update

The National Industrial Security Program (NISP) Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Service (eMASS) is scheduled to be operational on May 6, 2019. Industry partners should continue to use the ODAA Business Management System (OBMS) until then. Work with your local Information Systems Security Professional and/or ISSP Team Lead to complete the required training to ensure readiness for the transition.

The NISP Authorization Office posted a job aid, https://www.dcsa.mil/Portals/91/DSS Documents/io/emass/NISP_EMASS_Training_Access_Procedures_Guide_1_14.pdf, that provides cleared industry security professionals with instructions on how to access the training and for DSS sponsorship instructions regarding External Certification Authority (ECA) Certificates and RMF Knowledge Service Sponsorship.

The following are the step-by-step procedures to request a NISP eMASS account and complete the training:

1. Complete DISA eMASS Computer Based Training (CBT)

2. Complete DISA Cyber Awareness Challenge (CAC) training

3. Complete DSS IO (pre-populated) System Authorization Access Request (SAAR) form

4. Submit the completed artifacts (DD 2875 SAAR, CAC certification, and eMASS training completion certification) to DSS NAO eMASS mailbox: dss.quantico.dss.mbx.emass@mail.mil

Send questions and inquiries to the NAO eMASS mailbox at: dss.quantico.dss.mbx.emass@mail.mil.