Welcome to DISA


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The Defence Industry Security Association (DISA) is a dynamic and forward thinking group. DISA acts as a collective representative body interacting with HM government and agencies within the defence arena. DISA is able to provide advice and support to its members utilising the wealth of knowledge contained within the organisation. DISA offers an extensive training program prepared and delivered by experts who are members of the organisation. Find out more...

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Benefits of Joining DISA

For more information or to find our membership application form please visit our 'Joining' page.

All members of DISA will receive the following benefits:

  • • Contact information for various MOD and Government departments.
  • • Discounted rate for a range of security training relating to defence security.
  • • Access to the DISA website members area which contains up to date information on pertinent security related matters.
  • • Access to the on-line Directory of members.
  • • Regional meetings, which provide educational presentations and an opportunity to meet other DISA members.
  • • The opportunity to attend the Annual General Meeting, conference and formal dinner where key note speakers give presentations on current and future issues. Also an opportunity to to discuss and socialise with DISA members and guests.

Membership Criteria

Membership of DISA is open to any person who is responsible for, or contributes to, the implementation of defence industry security requirements, or who is employed by an organisation carrying out work for, or on behalf of, HM Government and which is classified at SECRET or above.

Membership of DISA is personal to the member. On departure from a defence contractor security appointment, membership ceases and cannot be assumed by either the company or another individual.

The primary benefit of membership of DISA is the opportunity to share experiences and learn from other Security Controllers and like minded individuals. In addition DISA provides collective representation of its members to various official bodies and associated Government agencies.