SEAD 3 Toolkit

Security Executive Agent Directive (SEAD) 3 Toolkit

The following materials are provided to support Departments and Agencies with the implementation of the Security Executive Agent Directive (SEAD) 3.  SEAD 3 establishes reporting requirements for employees working in sensitive positions. The toolkit may be downloaded as a zip package or as individual files.


Download Toolkit (ZIP file)

The toolkit includes:


    • Posters- to be displayed in offices spaces to remind employees of the foreign intelligence threat.
      • Human Targeting (JPG) - Foreign intelligence entities (FIEs) target employees in person
      • Social Engineering (JPG) - FIEs target employees by seeming like legitimate contacts or colleagues
      • Travel Awareness (JPG) - Reminds employees to expect no privacy when traveling overseas
      • Social Media Deception (JPG) – Reminds employees to stay vigilant when using social media for work or personal use, because FIEs target employees through social media


National Counterintelligence and Security Center