Internal Security works with security specialists assigned to security divisions at each FAA region and center. It ensures this agency complies with public laws, national directives, and Department of Transportation policies that influence our security practices. It creates an FAA environment that reduces the risks posed by:
The Contractor & Industrial Security Program focuses on security for contractors working at FAA. Program objectives include:
FAA considers the suitability of contractors the same as an FAA employee. The Department of Defense provides support in getting contractor clearances following a 1967 agreement between the Departments of Defense and Transportation.
The Personnel Security Program provides a basis for security determinations for sensitive positions, clearances for access to classified material, and suitability for Federal employment. The program concerns are an individual’s:
All issues are resolved as favorable if the access to sensitive information is determined to be clearly in the interest of National Security.
The ID Media Division establishes standards and procedures ensuring the integrity and security of the FAA-wide ID card program. Responsibilities include:
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