An overview of what’s required for the construction of a Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility (SCIF) In order for a facility to be accredited by the government as a SCIF (Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility) or SAPF (Special Access Program Facility), two key items are required: A U.S. government sponsor (which would likely sponsor via a contract of some sort) to both … [Read more...] about The Specialized Standards for SCIF Construction
A guide to navigating the facility security clearance process https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZGCH_-gXmIc The facility clearance (FCL) process can be intimidating, as can all the acronyms you encounter along the way. But it’s relatively straightforward if you’re prepared. Follow the steps outlined below, and you’ll be on your way to having a cleared facility. How the Process Works Step 1: … [Read more...] about How to Obtain a Facility Clearance (FCL)
Troubleshooting tips for an acoustic door that’s not performing Acoustic doors, which are engineered to prevent a specific level of sound from transferring through (and are categorized according to a sound transmission class, or STC, test), are used for a variety of facilities, including music studios, hotels, schools and secure facilities (such as Sensitive Compartmented Information … [Read more...] about Why Is My STC Door Not Working?
The 6-Step Process to Integrating the Correct High-Security Features That Guarantee Accreditation When you set out to build a SCIF with the required high-security features it needs to get accredited, you have to do it right the first time. There’s too much on the line to get it wrong. Let’s say you’re a smaller defense company that’s never developed a SCIF before. You’re not clear on exactly … [Read more...] about How to Build a SCIF Right – The First Time
Key Information You Need to Know about Sensitive Compartmented Information Facilities (SCIFs) You need to build a SCIF. But let’s face it: that’s easier said than done. The term “SCIF” stands for “Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility.” SCIFs are complicated structures, and few people have a lot of experience with building them. If you’re looking into a SCIF, the requirements, … [Read more...] about What is a SCIF?