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Created in 1985, the Diplomatic Security Service’s (DSS) Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC) promotes security cooperation between the State Department and U.S. private sector interests around the world.

The council comprises of 34 representatives from companies, nonprofit organizations, and government agencies concerned with overseas security. The Director of DSS serves as the council co-chair.

OSAC provides the latest safety- and security-related information, public announcements, travel advisories, terrorist group profiles, country crime and safety reports, and more to its constituency of more than 4,600 U.S. companies and organizations with overseas interests.

For more information, please visit OSAC.gov.

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