Computer security training materials

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From: Open SecurityTraining

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:

All videos, slides, and transcripts pertaining to computer security training classes currently made privately available to government employees and contractors via A list of said training materials is currently available at These classes are currently entirely unclassified, and do not even have the FOUO designation as of the time of last inquiry.

I also request that fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. The requested files will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at and/or, processed by a representative of the news media/press, and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request be handled electronically, and I will purchase and deliver hard drives per your specification for the transfer of the materials.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.


Xeno Kovah

From: Department of State

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To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on July 16, 2014. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #F-2014-12633.

Thank you for your help.

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From: FOIA Status

Dear Xeno Kovah,

This is in reference to your e-mail dated September 4, 2014, inquiring about the status of your Freedom of Information Act request. Please be advised that a search of records was initiated with the Foreign Service Institute. That search has been completed and a response letter is being prepared for clearances.

We appreciate your patience during this process.

If you have any questions regarding the status of this request, please contact the FOIA Requester Service Center (FRSC) on 202-261-8484 and refer to your case control number.


Charlotte W. Duckett
U.S. Department of State

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From: Department of State

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