CLE 081

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iCatalog Home CLE 081 Software Assurance (SwA) Awareness
(Last Modified:05-Nov-2019)


This course provides an overview of Software Assurance and focuses on the importance of SwA to Department of Defense programs and products. Participants will identify Software Assurance, meet the stakeholders in SwA and understand their responsibilities and requirements, and understand how SwA is integrated into the system development lifecycle from the perspective of multiple acquisition workforce disciplines. Participants will be guided through 15 lessons that identify the activities, tasks, and steps necessary to understand and integrate Software Assurance into acquisition programs.
The student will be able to explain the fundamentals of Software Assurance by:
  • Defining SwA
  • Identifying the risks associated with software
  • Identifying the key aspects of DoD SwA policy and guidance
  • Associating the SwA activities and their purposes and where they occur across the acquisition life cycle
  • Associating the acquisition professional or organization with their SwA responsibilities
  • Identifying contractual requirements that implement SwA
  • Identifying additional resources for next step in SwA
  • Target Attendees
    Acquisition workforce members involved with software acquisition, development and sustainment.
    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
    Approximartely 3 hours to complete
    Additional Course Information
    Delivery Mode Online Training –Continuous Learning
    Equivalent Courses N/A
    ACE Recommended Credits N/A
    PDS Code ZG3
    DAU Public (material/prework) N/A
    Continuing Education Units   0
    Continuous Learning Points  3
    Reservist Retirement Points  1
    Historical Allocations Mouse Over for Past CEU/CLPs
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  • All exams in this course must be passed with a minimum score of 80%. You will have 2 opportunities to retake an exam in its entirety. After a 3rd failure, you will automatically be restarted in the course.
  • There is no time limit for completing this course.
  • After completing the course, please be sure to complete the survey at the end.