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Export Compliance Resources

'Red Flags' for Export Control

These checks help confirm our ability to work with partners, determine if a license is required, and prevent illegal diversion to prohibited parties or end uses.

Export Compliance Assistance Program (ECAP)

ECAP provides export compliance training, assistance, and tools to raise awareness and promote export compliance across the DOE/NNSA complex.

Technology Readiness Assessment Guide

A Technology Readiness Assessment evaluates the maturity of technologies critical to the performance of a larger system including cost and schedule. TRAs do not eliminate technology risk but they can serve as the basis for discussions on how to address risks as programs move from early R&D to system development.

Technology Readiness Levels for Export Control


Export Compliance Manager

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Published ten times a year, Export Compliance Manager addresses the challenges faced by trade compliance professionals with insight and practical guidance. Includes contributions from leading advisors and thought-leaders, and shared experiences from senior managers in industry.

Protecting Critical and Emerging U.S. Technologies from Foreign Threats

U.S. leadership in emerging technology sectors faces growing challenges from strategic competitors who recognize the economic and military benefits of these technologies.

Don't Let This Happen To You

Actual investigations of export control and antiboycott violations. Produced by the U.S. Department of Commerce.

Shield America

Shield America is an industry outreach and enforcement initiative developed by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to prevent the illegal export of sensitive U.S. munitions and strategic technology to terrorists, criminal organizations and foreign adversaries.

China: The Risk to Academia

As of 2018, more than 1.4 million international students and professors were participating in America’s open and collaborative academic environment. The inclusion of these international scholars at U.S. colleges and universities entails both substantial benefit—and notable risk.

Elicitation Techniques

An introduction to elicitation—techniques used to discreetly gather information—and elicitation techniques. Understanding the techniques and the threat may help you detect and deflect elicitation attempts.

Safety and Security for Business Professionals Traveling Abroad

Business travelers should take measures to ensure not only the safety and security of themselves but also their business information while traveling outside the United States.

Visitors: Risks & Mitigations

Visitors entering your facility could pose a security risk to your intellectual property or competitive edge. it is an opportunity for competitors to collect information that is not readily available to them.