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Purpose of Counseling
Common Access Card (CAC) Security
Refer to AR 600-8-14, paragraph 1.7. and MCM Article 108 for penalties for misuse of ID cards:
Key Points of Discussion
The Common Access Card (CAC) is the most important form of identification we carry. We use it on a daily basis to identify ourselves and to access benefits and secure areas. Without it, we can't access NIPR, SIPR or other networks or receive e-mail. It is indispensable to our daily work and its loss causes an immediate work stoppage and prevents you from meeting your responsibilities as a member of this work center. In addition, if found, it may be used to gain unauthorized access to government facilities and property. It puts the security of the entire installation and the Soldiers and families who reside here, at risk. You must notify the MP Company of its loss and replace it immediately.
CAC and Your Privacy Privacy:
The CAC meets or exceeds applicable privacy laws and Geneva Convention requirements. More importantly, the data it stores can only be accessed through secure CAC applications. In fact, the information stored on a CAC cannot be accessed without:
To provide additional security, the card is:
Keeping Your CAC Secure:
Replacing Your Card
If you lose your card, you must present documentation from the local security office or CAC sponsor confirming that the CAC has been reported lost or stolen. This documentation must be scanned and stored in the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS).
Plan of Action
o report lost CAC card immediately to Chain of Command
o report loss of CAC card to DEERS
o immediately go to RAPIDS site locator and get a new card issued.
o take steps to prevent any further loss
o follow up to ensure card was replaced
o review Soldier's plan to keep card secure in the future