WSS 005 Program Protection
This workshop is designed for acquisition personnel requiring intermediate-level knowledge of program protection and system security engineering (SSE). Participants are expected to have knowledge of the DoD’s systems engineering management processes and application of systems engineering across the system development life cycle. This workshop will instruct students on program protection and how to develop the elements included in a Program Protection Plan (PPP), to include its tables and sections. Follow-on, tailorable workshops are available on request (see Notes).
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Target Attendees
The acquisition workforce, including industry partners, who design, build, procure, maintain, and provision system security capabilities.
  • Recommended that participants review Defense Acquisition Guidebook, Chapter 9, Program Protection.
  • At least two (2) years' system planning, research, development, and engineering experience
Predecessor Course(s)
Predecessor Predecessor Course Title PDS Code Expires On
None None None None
Course Length
4-8 hours
Additional Course Information
Delivery Mode Workshop
Equivalent Courses  N/A
Availability All
PDS Code  None
Walk-ins Authorized  N/A
Pre-work required   No
First Offering  1/15/2021
ACE Recommended Credits  N/A
Continuous Education Units  
Continuous Learning Points  
Reservist Retirement Points  
Historical Allocations Mouse Over for Past CEU/CLPs
Fulfillment Eligible   N/A
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  • Taught at the unclassified or classified levels.
  • Fee-For-Service arrangements may be required.
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  • The CLPs will depend on the duration. Typically 6-7 times the number of days.