206 - Distributed INFOSEC Accounting System (DIAS)

A key component of this course is familiarizing learners with the Distributed INFOSEC Accounting System (DIAS) software, which is designed to automate the accounting and tracking of Communications Security (COMSEC) material within the account.

Learners will install and operate DIAS at the account level by using hands-on practical exercises and will perform actual transactions, including transfers, destructions, issues, corrections, as well as various other management functions.



  • Install and set up DIAS system
  • Populate the DIAS database
  • Receive and prepare transfer reports
  • Prepare hand receipts (Issue material)
  • Prepare destruction reports (Destroy material)
  • Conduct inventory


1.0 day

Target Audience:

Government of Canada (GC) COMSEC custodial staff members, who are employed in departments that use DIAS to manage COMSEC material, must attend this training. Other interested persons, such as Departmental Security Officer (DSO), IT Security Coordinator (ITSC) and Department COMSEC Authority (DCA), who need to understand the tasks performed by their custodial staffs, may attend.


Start Date End Date Event Language Cost Location Type Status
2018-09-17 2018-09-17 English $500 1929 Ogilvie Road Classroom Open
2018-07-04 2018-07-04 English $500 1929 Ogilvie Road Classroom Open
2018-05-22 2018-05-22 English $500 1929 Ogilvie Road Classroom Open

For more information consult our IT Security Course Calendar.


Participants must successfully complete a final exam for official certification.