Fort Huachuca, AZ
The Communications Security Logistics Activity (CSLA) is a Weapons System Directorate
under the CECOM Logistics and Readiness Center, one of three major centers in the U.S.
Army Communications-Electronics Command headquartered at Aberdeen Proving Ground (APG), MD.
The mission of CSLA is to serve as the Army Commodity Manager for all Communications Security
(COMSEC) materiel. CSLA is responsible for the acquisition, distribution, and logistics
support to all Army users of COMSEC equipment, cryptographic keying material, and other
CSLA operates and maintains the Army-hosted Electronic Key Management System (EKMS) Primary
Tier 1 site at Fort Huachuca, AZ and is delegated significant Service Authority responsibilities
for EKMS. CSLA is responsible for COMSEC logistics, and provides staff support to Project Director
COMSEC (PD COMSEC) for the Key Management Infrastructure (KMI) Program - Future Army. CSLA
manages the Army's Information Systems Security Program (ISSP) for acquisition management
of all accountable COMSEC material. As the Service Provider for COMSEC material, CSLA is
the integrated logistics manager for the Army Cryptographic Modernization (CM) Program
established to identify obsolete cryptographic algorithms, the affected weapons platforms,
and programmed upgrades of the current COMSEC equipment inventory using new and evolving
CSLA serves as one of the two Department of Defense (DoD) COMSEC Central Offices of Record
in support of 1,394 COMSEC accounts within the U.S. Army, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Navy, and selected
civil agencies. CSLA provides the Warfighter with procurement resources, logistics, sustainment
management and new equipment training support for COMSEC/INFOSEC and related emerging technologies.
The activity directs operations at the Tobyhanna Army Depot (TYAD) COMSEC Division for the Army's
COMSEC Wholesale Logistics System. CSLA also performs all functions of materiel readiness and
distribution, to include the COMSEC National Maintenance Point (NMP) and the COMSEC National
Inventory Control Point (NICP).
Other CSLA mission areas include: CSLA INFOSEC Representatives (CIR) security assistance/customer
support; Army-wide COMSEC New Equipment Training (NET); COMSEC facility approvals and inspections;
audits and inspections of Army COMSEC accounts; Certification Authentication Workstations (CAW)
within the Public Key Infrastructure (PKI); and COMSEC incident evaluations and adjudication as
the Army COMSEC Incident Monitoring Activity (CIMA) to assess the potential damage to national
security. Additional Activity missions/functions include: Army COMSEC logistics and National
Security Agency (NSA) liaison; customer support for general COMSEC inquiries, cryptographic key
management, COMSEC accounting, and policy development/implementation; and COMSEC logistics initiatives.
CSLA administers the official NSA library of publications for the Army and supports the COMSEC
Material Control System (CMCS) COMSEC Account Managers (CAMs) and Property Book Officers (PBOs) for
the Regular Army, Army Reserves, Army National Guard, and other services and agencies worldwide.
CSLA is an activity of the U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command, Logistics Readiness Center.
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Office of the Director/Deputy
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