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05DJIBOUTI1007 2005-10-10 13:00:00 CONFIDENTIAL Embassy Djibouti
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COMMUNICATIONS SECURITY AUDIT - Djibouti (A-116)

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					C O N F I D E N T I A L SECTION 01 OF 07 DJIBOUTI 001007 

SIPDIS

Dept for IRM/OPS/ITI/SI/CSB; DJIBOUTI For RIMC

E.O. 12958: DECL: 1.6 (X1)
TAGS: ACKM ACOA KRIM
SUBJECT: COMMUNICATIONS SECURITY AUDIT - Djibouti (A-116)

Classified by William B. Mills, IRM/OPS/ITI/SI/CSB Communication
Security Auditor, reason 1.5(C)



1. (U) This telegram contains the results of the
COMSEC audit conducted by State Auditor William B. Mills with the
COMSEC custodian Charles E. Fleenor in Djibouti on October 7, 2005.
The auditor will forward the results of this audit to the COMSEC
account manager Kelly Walters at the Central Office of Record (COR).



2. (C) Please reconcile the Inventory Report associated with this
Audit report and notify post by telegram.



3. (U) Post has been advised to retain a copy of this audit until
completion of the next audit.



4. (U) There are only two ratings assigned to COMSEC
Audits: satisfactory or unsatisfactory. A satisfactory
rating has been assigned to this audit.



5. (U) The following items (numbers correspond to the audit questions)
are:



A. Deficiencies found and corrected during the audit: 4, 12, 18B,
53


B. Deficiencies found and require post's corrective action: 1, 3,
8, 36A, 52, 59


C. Other recommendations: 25, 29, 31, 64 A/B


AUDITOR COMMENTS:

Post STE's are using 2.0 software. Post should coordinate
installation of 2.4 software with RIMC Pretoria.



6. (C) The Custodian must address the deficiencies noted
in paragraph 5.B."within 30 days" from the date of this
telegram and report telegraphically the corrective actions
taken.




1. Did the auditor account for each item on the Special Inventory?

( ) YES ( x ) NO ( ) N/A

COMMENT: USFAU 33310 880103 4103 4783420 not accounted for. COR
representative is aware of situation and is contacting previous
custodian for a destruction report.

RECOMMENDATION: Post should continue cooperation with COR
representative and previous custodian to resolve issue.



2. What is the transaction number assigned to the audit inventory?
TN-30



3. Check the Short Title, Edition, and Registry of the keying
material in use, does it match the effective status of the S/KAF?

( ) YES ( X ) NO ( ) N/A

COMMENT: USKAU H3794 ED: 3 Destroyed under TN-15. Post is now
using Ed: 4.

RECOMMENDATION: Post should cable SI/CSB with this change.



A. Is all COMSEC keying material located at post, listed on the
S/KAF?

( x ) YES ( ) NO ( ) N/A



4. Is superseded keying material being destroyed within 72 hours of
supersession?
(5 FAH-6 H-411 i.)

( ) YES ( x ) NO ( ) N/A

COMMENT: Corrected on spot.



5. With the exception of Secure Voice Equipment, are there any Type
I encryption devices, installed outside the controlled access areas
(CAA)?
(12 FAM 974.8-2, 94 state 175008)

( ) YES ( x ) NO ( ) N/A




A. Are the encryption devices being keyed higher than
unclassified?

SIPDIS

( ) YES ( ) NO ( x ) N/A








6. Are accountable COMSEC publications (publications listed on the
SF-153 inventory) page checked upon receipt (i.e., Transfer and Hand-
Receipt), after posting of amendments, and upon changes of custodians?
(5 FAH-6 H-316.4)

( ) YES ( ) NO ( x ) N/A



A. Does the account hold COMSEC accountable publications but not
the associated COMSEC equipment? If YES, list the publications and
advise the COMSEC custodian to request disposition from the
Department's vault.
( ) YES ( x ) NO ( ) N/A



7. Select an accountable COMSEC publication and perform
a page check. Identify short title and serial number of
the publication.

Note: The following manuals are COMSEC accountable and should be
held by post, if the respective equipment is installed.

KAO 168 - Operations manual for KY-58
KAM 366 - Maintenance Manuel for KY-57



A. Is the publication complete? (5 FAH-6 H-132)

( ) YES ( ) NO ( x ) N/A

COMMENT: Post should hold KAM-366 - Maintenance Manual for KY-57.
This manual was requested and is enroute to post per 05 State 185091.



B. Have all amendments been entered?

( ) YES ( ) NO ( x ) N/A



8. Does the account hold unaccountable manuals for COMSEC equipment?

Note: The following manuals are not COMSEC accountable and should
be held by post if the respective equipment is installed:

LMM-2a - Maintenance/operations manual for KG-84c
LMM-5a - Maintenance/operations manual for KG-84/84a
KAO 218 - Operations manual for KG-194

( ) YES ( x ) NO ( ) N/A

RECOMMENDATION: As post has KG-84A's in its inventory it should
request a copy of the LMM-5A from its COR representative.



9. Does the post hold the most recent (2000) Communication Security
Handbook 5 FAH-6?

( x ) YES ( ) NO ( ) N/A





10. If Data-Cryptors installed at post, are they operated in the
secure mode? (5 FAH-6 H-224.d)

( x ) YES ( ) NO ( ) N/A



11. Are all off-site State circuits, such as warehouses, Financial
Management Centers, commercial buildings, Consular offices, etc.,
encrypted with approved DES encryption? (5 FAH-6 H-230)

( x ) YES ( ) NO ( ) N/A

COMMENT: Post has wireless circuit to embassy warehouse that uses
SafeNet encryption.



12. Is there a memorandum from the RSO/PSO listing the authorized
classification level of all Secure Voice Equipment at the post? (5
FAH-6 H-561 c.)

( ) YES ( x ) NO ( ) N/A

COMMENT: Corrected on spot.

RECOMMENDATION:



13. Have all mandatory modifications, as listed below, been
installed on COMSEC equipment? (5 FAH-6 H-136)

( x ) YES ( ) NO ( ) N/A

The following devices require modification (s):
KG-84/84A mods 1, 2, 3
KY-57/58 Mod 2



14. Is Secure Voice Equipment sealed properly? If not, list Short
Title and Registry number.

( x ) YES ( ) NO ( ) N/A



15. Is unused Secure Voice Equipment keying material (seed keys and
KOV 14 cards) still in its protective packaging? (99 STATE 191301)

( x ) YES ( ) NO ( ) N/A


16. Are excess zeroized STU-III keys returned to the department's
vault? (5 FAH-6 H-562)
( x ) YES ( ) NO ( ) N/A



17. Select several STU-III crypto ignition keys (CIK's) and STE KOV 14
cards, insert into STU-III or the associated STE, and display the
contents. Do not select unused keys sealed in protective packages:



A. Does the display indicate the CIK is a fill device? If YES,
what is the short title and Registry No. of the key, and is it on the
audit inventory?
( ) YES ( x ) NO ( ) N/A



B. Does the display indicate the CIK or KOV 14 is personalized,
(i.e. Agency, and geographic location of the COMSEC account)? (5 FAH-6
H-227.2.6)

( x ) YES ( ) NO ( ) N/A



C. Does the account hold unused non-personalized Secure Voice
Equipment key material? (91 State 336382)

( ) YES ( x ) NO ( ) N/A



18. Is there any COMSEC material on hand receipt? (5 FAH-6 H-323)

( x ) YES ( ) NO ( ) N/A



A. Select several hand receipts: are hand receipts completed IAW
the example in 5 FAH-6 H-323 Exhibit H-323.1? (5 FAH-6 H-323.1 a.)

( x ) YES ( ) NO ( ) N/A



B. Is the "I, certify" statement on all hand receipts?

( ) YES ( x ) NO ( ) N/A

COMMENT: Statement was omitted from a few hand receipts.

RECOMMENDATION: Corrected on spot.

Note: Statement should read as follows: " I, the undersigned,
certify that I am aware of the special safeguard for cryptographic
equipment and material and will apply those safeguards to the above
listed item(s)."



C. Is the equipment physically sight checked and re-certified with
the semi-annual inventory?
(5 FAH-6 H-323.1 f.)

( x ) YES ( ) NO ( ) N/A



D. Does present hand receipt holder have the keying material and
an approved security safe to store the material? (5 FAH-6 H-323.1 d.)

( x ) YES ( ) NO ( ) N/A



19. If COMSEC material has been transferred to or from a COMSEC
account other than the Department Vault, did the Central Office of
Record authorize the transfer? (5 FAH-6 H-133)

( ) YES ( ) NO ( x ) N/A








20. Is there a memorandum or telegram on file from the local
security office certifying that the PCC meets physical security
standards? (for info purposes only)
(5 FAH-6 H-316.1 (4))

( x ) YES ( ) NO ( ) N/A

COMMENT: Dated Oct. 1, 2005



21. Is there a current authorized entry list for the PCC
(5 FAH-6 H-124.4-1 a.)

( x ) YES ( ) NO ( ) N/A



22. Is there a visitor's register and is it being utilized? (5 FAH-6
H-124.4 -1 a., 12 FAM 663.3-1 d.)
( x ) YES ( ) NO ( ) N/A



23. Is cryptographic equipment covered or hidden when uncleared
personnel are present? (5 FAH-6 H124.4-7 b. (1))

( x ) YES ( ) NO ( ) N/A



24. Is personally owned audio, electronic, and video equipment
prohibited from being stored or used in the COMSEC facility? (5 FAH-6
H-521 e. (4))

( x ) YES ( ) NO ( ) N/A



25. Is there a current JF-47 on file, i.e., COMSEC Officer,
Custodian, alternate(s), and Appointing Officer are still assigned to
the post? (5 FAH-6 H-313.1)

( ) YES ( x ) NO ( ) N/A
COMMENT: A corrected JF-47 to TN-21 is in signature process.



A. Is the JF-47 completed IAW the example in the 5 FAH-6? (5 FAH-6
H-313 Exhibit H-313.1)

( x ) YES ( ) NO ( ) N/A



B. Do the COMSEC Custodian and all alternates
have cryptographic access? (5 FAH-6 H-123.2 c.)

( x ) YES ( ) NO ( ) N/A




26. Does post have a copy of the latest Department cable (05 State
6887) and subsequent amendments that provide cryptographic security
clearances of personnel?

( x ) YES ( ) NO ( ) N/A




27. Is the TN log current and complete? (5 FAH-6 H-326 a.)

( x ) YES ( ) NO ( ) N/A



28. Is there a copy of all SF-153 transactions for the past year and
current year?

( x ) YES ( ) NO ( ) N/A



29. Is there a copy of the most recent SF-153 inventory report on
file? (5 FAH-6 H-325.1 a. & b.)

( ) YES ( x ) NO ( ) N/A

COMMENT: Semi-annual inventory held to be done in
conjunction with audit inventory with COR knowledge.
There was one item on the inventory in contention and COR
resolution received with audit.



30. Is the Central Office of Record reconciliation message attached
to the latest inventory? (5 FAH-6 H-325.2 b.)

( ) YES ( ) NO ( x ) N/A



31. Are semi-annual inventories being completed and returned to the
Central Office of Record within 10 working days? (5 FAH-6 H-325.2 a.)

( ) YES ( x ) NO ( ) N/A

RECOMMENDATION: Needs to be done.



32. Is post performing a Change of Custodian Inventory upon the
appointment of a new Custodian? (5 FAH-6 H-325.3)

( x ) YES ( ) NO ( ) N/A

Comment: Last change of custodian inventory was 05 State 140509, of
August 7, 2005. This inventory has not bee reconciled due to
submission of improper JF-47. A new JF-47 is in process and will be
submitted ASAP.



33. Is COMSEC keying material stored in a GSA approved class 5 or 6
safe?(5 FAH-6 H-521 g.)

( x ) YES ( ) NO ( ) N/A

COMMENT: Current cryptographic keying material is kept in:
Mosler Safe, Model no. 406225 00A 09, Serial no. 1210510 - Class 6

All other cryptographic keying is kept in:
Mosler Safe, Model no. 41625500A09 , Serial no. 1520085 Class 6






34. Is post conducting the daily COMSEC Inventory to sight check
material stored in the COMSEC safe(s) each time the safe(s) is(are)
opened? (Form DS 1962 or similar forms may be used for document of the
Daily inventory) (5 FAH-6 H-316.2)

( x ) YES ( ) NO ( ) N/A


35. Are the combinations for the COMSEC safes and PCC stored in a
class 5 or 6 safe? (12 FAM 532.2-2)
( X ) YES ( ) NO ( ) N/A

COMMENT: Same as second safe question 33.


36. Are combination security container cards, form SF-700 (replaced
OF-111), posted inside the COMSEC safe?
(12 FAM 532.2-2)

( x ) YES ( ) NO ( ) N/A



A. Has the COMSEC safe combination been changed within the past 12
month and/or upon change of assigned personnel? (12 FAM, Appendix E,
972)

( ) YES ( x ) NO ( ) N/A

COMMENT: Combinations last changed 05-01-2004

RECOMMENDATION: Combination change for ComSec safe and vault door
should be scheduled asap.



B. Are all personnel that have access to safe listed on SF-700 and
are they still at this post? (12 FAM 532.2-4 c.)

( ) YES ( x ) NO ( ) N/A

COMMENT: Will be corrected with 36A.



37. Are Security Container Check Sheets, SF-702 posted on the
outside of the COMSEC safe and are being utilized to document the
opening/closing of the safe?
(12 FAM 539.1 c.)

( x ) YES ( ) NO ( ) N/A



38. Are Activity Security Checklists, SF-701 posted and
utilized in the PCC to insure that all COMSEC assets are
properly stored and safeguarded, locking devices are
secured, and alarm systems are activated?
(5 FAH-6 H-522, 12 FAM 664.8-4 a., 12 FAM 534.2-1)

( x ) YES ( ) NO ( ) N/A





39. Is all COMSEC material inspected for tampering or compromise
before opening?(5 FAH-6 H-134 & H-324, 99 STATE 191301)

( x ) YES ( ) NO ( ) N/A



40. Is all COMSEC material received inventoried immediately after
opening? (5 FAH-6 H-324)

( x ) YES ( ) NO ( ) N/A



41. ARE SEGMENT DISPOSITION/USAGE RECORDS (DS 3089) FOR
CANISTER KEY MATERIAL UTILIZED? (5 FAH-6 H-411 H.)

( x ) YES ( ) NO ( ) N/A



A. DO TWO PERSONS INITIAL THE DESTRUCTION COLUMN?
(5 FAH-6 H-411 h.)

( x ) YES ( ) NO ( ) N/A



B. Are segments of key material destroyed immediately after use?
(5 FAH-6 H-124.3-3 (2), 5 FAH-6 H-411 g.)

( x ) YES ( ) NO ( ) N/A



42. Are Destruction Reports prepared on SF-153 signed by two
persons?(5 FAH-6 H-411 h.)

( x ) YES ( ) NO ( ) N/A



43. Are monthly destruction reports being submitted to the Central
Office of Record within 5 working days of destruction? (5 FAH-6 H-412
b.)
( x ) YES ( ) NO ( ) N/A



44. Check several past STU-III key destruction reports.



A. Are destruction reports for STU-III keys that have been
loaded/zeroized submitted within 30 days? (5 FAH-6 H-412.b.)

( x ) YES ( ) NO ( ) N/A


B. Are destruction reports for STU-III seed keys prepared IAW
published instructions (i.e. the remark column indicating either a
zeroized STU-III key or the STU-III terminal serial number)?(5 FAH-6
H-227.3)

( x ) YES ( ) NO ( ) N/A



45. Is COMSEC material destroyed using approved destruction device
(s)? What is the make/Model of the destruction device (s)? (5 FAH-6 H-
422.1)

( x ) YES ( ) NO ( ) N/A
Make Model
SEM 1012 Disintegrator (serial no. 11308)
SEM 266 Shredder



46. If post has a disintegrator(s), are both 3/8" and 3/32"
disintegrator screens at post? (5 FAH-6 H-422.2 (b))

( x ) YES ( ) NO ( ) N/A



47. Is logo tape being disposed of properly? (5 FAH-6 H-134 exhibit
H-134 d, c and d.)

( x ) YES ( ) NO ( ) N/A



48. Does post have an Emergency Destruction Plan (EDP)? Provide the
date of the EDP. (5 FAH-6 H-431 a.)

( x ) YES ( ) NO ( ) N/A

EDP Date: 01/16/2005



49. Is the EDP incorporated into the post's Emergency Action Plan?(
12 FAM 664.7-2 a.)

( x ) YES ( ) NO ( ) N/A



50. Does the EDP identify by the chain of command the officers
authorized to order implementation of the EDP?
(5 FAH-6 H-433)

( x ) YES ( ) NO ( ) N/A



51. Are assigned tasks listed by duty station rather than by the
name of a person? (5 FAH-6 H-432 b.)

( x ) YES ( ) NO ( ) N/A



52. Does the EDP describe the destruction of each type of COMSEC
material and equipment at post? (5 FAH-6 H-432 e.)

( ) YES ( x ) NO ( ) N/A

RECOMMENDATION: Post needs to include STE and KG-235
destruction info in EDP.



53. EDP emergency destruction drills conducted (every three months
or upon change in Information Resource Management personnel) under
supervision of the Administrative OR Security officer and documented?
(IMO may be utilized only in the event of unavailability of the
primary officers)(5 FAH-6 H-432 c.)

( ) YES ( X ) NO ( ) N/A

COMMENT: Corrected on spot.



54. Does the EDP list the special tools required to destroy the
material and equipment? (5 FAH-6 H-432 exhibit H-434.2)

( x ) YES ( ) NO ( ) N/A



55. Does post have the special tools for emergency destruction of
COMSEC material? (5 FAH-6 H-434 Exhibit 434.2)

( x ) YES ( ) NO ( ) N/A



A. Are tools readily available and in the vicinity of the
equipment for emergency destruction? (5 FAH-6 H-434.2)

( x ) YES ( ) NO ( ) N/A



B. Are the tools kept in a sealed separate tool kit or wall
mounted unit designated for emergency destruction only? (5 FAH-6 H-
434.2 a.)
( x ) YES ( ) NO ( ) N/A



C. Are the emergency destruction tools in good condition? (5 FAH-6
H-434.2 b.)

( x ) YES ( ) NO ( ) N/A



56. Does the EDP list by short title and the priority in which
material and equipment are to be destroyed? (5 FAH-6 H-432 f.)

( x ) YES ( ) NO ( ) N/A


57. Does the EDP incorporate what to destroy under possible or
precautionary emergency conditions?
(5 FAH-6 H-434.4)
( x ) YES ( ) NO ( ) N/A



58. Does the EDP incorporate what to do under final emergency
destruction? (5 FAH-6 H-435)

( x ) YES ( ) NO ( ) N/A



59. Does the EDP contain instructions for evacuating all
nonessential COMSEC equipment/material to a safe haven at the first
sign of overrun threat precautionary emergency conditions? (5 FAH-6 H-
434.4)

( ) YES ( x ) NO ( ) N/A

COMMENT: EDP addresses communications and systems software only.

RECOMMENDATION: EDP safehaven info needs to be expanded to
include ComSec equipment/material.






60. Does the EDP cover the reporting of material destroyed during an
emergency? (5 FAH-6 H-436)

( x ) YES ( ) NO ( ) N/A



61. Does the EDP identify components and/or circuit boards by
equipment (KG-84, KG-194, and STU/STE, NES devices, etc.) That must be
destroyed prior to evacuating post?
(5 FAH-6 H-435)

( x ) YES ( ) NO ( ) N/A



62. Does the EDP provide for entry of foreign nationals, uncleared
American personnel, fire fighters,/medical attendants to restricted
area (s) during emergencies?
(5 FAH-6 H-124.4-2)

( x ) YES ( ) NO ( ) N/A



63. Is there a copy of the last COMSEC audit at post and have all
deficiencies from past audit been satisfactorily resolved?(5 FAH-6 H-
612.3)

( X ) YES ( ) NO ( ) N/A



64. Correspondence:



A. Is there any outstanding, unanswered correspondence from the
Central Office of Record to post? If YES, list correspondence and
comment on delay.

( x ) YES ( ) NO ( ) N/A

COMMENT: A corrected JF-47 (TN-21) is in the signature process
and will be submitted to COR upon receipt from Ambassador's office.



B. Are there any outstanding issues, correspondence, concerns or
recommendations that the COMSEC Custodian would like to make about the
Department's COMSEC program?

( x ) YES ( ) NO ( ) N/A

COMMENT: (A) Post understands that COR representative is in touch
with last ComSec Custodian from post to determine whether missing
crypto key USFAU 33310 880103 4103 4783420 was actually destroyed, and
if so will request a signed destruction report. If last custodian
cannot verify destruction of key, COR is planning to issue FS-507 -
ComSec Security Violation. Please keep post appraised of any progress
ref this item.

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